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Entries in Germany (76)

Monday
Apr142014

China dominates the corporate investigations list

Here's a note from the volunteer researcher who produces the Corporate Investigations List. A reader asked if we could identify the countries involved in the current investigations. We asked the volunteer researcher about it, and here's the response:

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Monday
Apr142014

Germany's anti-bribery laws go the distance (Part 1)

This post, the first of two parts, is based on an article that first appeared in the Magazine of the Deutsch-Amerkanische Juristen-Vereinigung by T. Markus Funk. Mr. Funk is a partner at Perkins Coie specializing in global anti-corruption compliance and internal investigations. The article is here

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Thursday
Apr102014

MAN AG discloses $344 million in penalties and costs for bribe scandal

German truck and diesel engine maker MAN AG has said a five-year old bribery scandal has now cost the company €250 million ($344 million) in fines and penalties and investigation costs.

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Thursday
Apr102014

How do the G20 members rank for graft?

The Group of 20 members represent around 85 per cent of the world's gross domestic product, over 75 per cent of global trade, and two-thirds of the world’s population.

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Wednesday
Apr092014

H-P in $108 million settlement for Mexico, Russia, Poland bribes

Hewlett-Packard agreed Wednesday to pay more than $108 million to settle FCPA charges brought by the DOJ and SEC.

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Monday
Apr072014

Marine hose exec extradited from Germany

Image courtesy of Dunlop Oil & MarineAn Italian citizen was extradited from Germany on a charge of participating in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition by rigging bids, fixing prices, and allocating market share for marine hose sold in the United States and elsewhere, the DOJ said Friday.

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Monday
Mar172014

Hewlett-Packard's latest FCPA disclosure (March 2014)

Here's the full FCPA disclosure from HP's Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 11, 2014:

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Monday
Mar102014

Sanofi fined €28 million in Germany, two former salesmen convicted

Two former employees of Sanofi-Aventis were convicted by a German court on bribery charges 10 months ago and the Paris-based pharma was fined €28 million ($39 million), according to a Reuters report last week.

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Wednesday
Feb122014

'Your mother is corrupt'

A new ad from Thailand takes a hard stand against corruption. So hard, in fact, that some are saying it's like bad propaganda from Nazi-era Germany.

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Monday
Jan272014

Snowden: NSA spies on companies too

Edward Snowden said on German TV that the National Security Agency spies on companies as well as people.

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