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Entries in Egypt (32)

Thursday
Dec292016

General Cable pays $75 million for FCPA settlement

General Cable Corporation will pay the DOJ and SEC $75.75 million to resolve FCPA violations in Angola, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, and Thailand.

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Wednesday
Oct122016

World Bank debars AC Boilers SpA after Egypt bids

The World Bank Group Tuesday debarred AC Boilers SpA and two affiliates for nine months for violating integrity guidelines during bids in Egypt.

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Thursday
Sep082016

Supply Chain Woes: Did Welspun pull a bait and switch on Target, Walmart, and others?

Sometimes your supply chain will deliver an old-fashioned, pre-database, non-FCPA related integrity issue: the old bait and switch.

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Tuesday
Mar292016

SFO charges another individual in Alstom corruption case

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged another individual Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into Alstom.

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Tuesday
Feb232016

Job: Project Ethics Compliance Officer (Bechtel - Alexandria, Egypt)

Job Title: Project Ethics Compliance Officer

Location: Alexandria, Egypt

Company: Bechtel

The Project Compliance Officer is responsible for administering the Bechtel Ethics and Compliance Program for company employees working on the West Nile Delta project in Egypt, a major onshore gas terminal project. The position will be based in Egypt.

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Tuesday
Feb162016

General Cable increases FCPA disgorgement reserve to $28 million

Image courtesy of General CableKentucky-based General Cable Corporation said it added $4 million to its reserve and has now set aside $28 million that's "probable to be disgorged" to the SEC in a possible settlement of FCPA offenses.

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Tuesday
Feb092016

AML watch: The Egmont Group steps up enforcement against terrorist financing

The Egmont Group -- Financial Intelligence Units from 151 jurisdictions, with 19 other observer organizations -- issued its latest Communiqué from its meeting in Monaco last week, targeting terrorist financing.

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Monday
May112015

British procurement engineer jailed for taking foreign-project bribes

A British man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to take bribes in connection with purchasing decisions for energy and infrastructure projects in Egypt, Russia, and Singapore.

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Friday
Apr172015

UK brings new Alstom charges for Hungary bribes

Image courtesy of Alstom SAThe UK Serious Fraud Office brought new charges Thursday against a UK subsidiary of Alstom SA and an Alstom employee for alleged corruption in a project to supply trains to the Budapest Metro.

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Tuesday
Mar242015

Former Bechtel exec jailed 42 months for taking Alstom bribes

A ex-Bechtel Corporation vice president was sentenced Monday to 42 months in prison for taking $5.2 million in kickbacks to rig bids for state-run power contracts in Egypt.

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Friday
Dec052014

Former senior Bechtel exec took $5 million in kickbacks

A former top executive of Bechtel Corporation pleaded guilty Thursday for taking $5.2 million in kickbacks to rig bids for state-run power contracts in Egypt.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

Study: Anti-graft rage fuels global jihad

We've talked about graft as a cause of war. Now the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has weighed in. It published a landmark study this month called Corruption: The Unrecognized Threat to International Security. Every policy-maker should read it, more than once.

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