Mannheim, Germany-based Bilfinger SE, an engineering and services company in the energy sector, agreed to pay a $32 million penalty to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing government officials in Nigeria.
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Prosecutors in Riga, Latvia brought charges this week against six people accused of taking bribes from German vehicle-maker Daimler.
The U.S. Federal Reserve said last week it was requiring Commerzbank AG in Germany and its New York branch to improve compliance with federal and state anti-money laundering (AML) laws.
Transparency International’s Annual Progress Report 2013: Assessing Country Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
Transparency International (TI) released its ninth annual progress report on the enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Tuesday.
Greece's former defense minister was sentenced Monday to 20 years in jail for money laundering and taking kickbacks.
Hewlett Packard said Polish police are investigating some ‘public-sector transactions in Russia, Poland, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Mexico, among other countries.’
German police have raided the offices of a joint venture between EADS and ThyssenKrupp during an investigation of overseas corruption.
Prosecutors in Munich have indicted Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone for bribery.
Over the weekend, the German weekly Der Spiegel said the NSA bugged European Union offices in Washington, Brussels, and at the U.N. in New York, and infiltrated EU computers to monitor telephone conversations, e-mails, and other documents.