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Entries in India (218)

Thursday
Oct052017

Kunal Gupta on Diwali gifts: Are you wrapping up a bribe?

Diwali is one of the most anticipated and celebrated festivals in India. It is also a festival of giving gifts and most often, compliance professionals struggle with policies and nuances of law around this time on giving gifts which can take the color of bribe.  

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Thursday
Sep282017

Alere pays $13 million to resolve accounting fraud and FCPA offenses

Massachusetts-based Alere Inc. will pay more than $13 million to settle charges that it bribed foreign officials and committed accounting fraud to meet revenue targets, the SEC said Thursday.

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Thursday
Sep282017

World Bank debars units of Aussie engineer SMEC

The World Bank Thursday said it debarred five subsidiaries of a leading Australia-based engineering firm after the bank found evidence of "inappropriate payments." 

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Friday
Jul212017

Andy Spalding on Bhutan: An anti-corruption movement like no other

Bhutan -- the tiny Himalayan kingdom nestled between China and India -- now writes an anti-corruption story unlike any I have seen, and in the best of ways. 

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Wednesday
Jul052017

World Bank sanctions (but doesn't debar) CDM Smith for non-compliance in Vietnam

The Boston engineering company that paid $4 million last week to settle FCPA offenses in India was also sanctioned by the World Bank Thursday for failing to disclose a subcontract on a project in Vietnam.

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Friday
Jun302017

Boston contractor pays $4 million for declination with disgorgement

Privately held CDM Smith Inc. entered into a declination with disgorgement Thursday with the Justice Department to resolve FCPA offenses in India.

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Thursday
Apr272017

Sundar Narayanan: Designing due diligence for India’s post-demonetization era

Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized all existing Indian currency notes of rupee 500 and 1,000 denominations in November last year, triggering a cash crunch, factory shut downs, unpaid wages, unrecovered debts, and never ending lines at ATMs. 

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Monday
Jan092017

Mondelēz pays $13 million to settle FCPA charges

Mondelēz International, Inc. agreed Friday to pay $13 million to resolve FCPA offenses related to payments by its Cadbury unit in India.

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Thursday
Jan052017

Infosys General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer makes surprise departure

Infosys Limited said its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer David Kennedy left the company effective December 31. The company hasn't given a reason for Kennedy's departure.

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Friday
Dec162016

Martin Kenney on demonetization: India (and Europe) struggle to confront ‘black money’

The Indian Government has taken the controversial step of demonetarizing all 500 rupee ($7.30) and 1,000 rupee ($14.60) notes in an effort to curb “black money” and the corruption that generates in an insidious and clandestine economy.

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Monday
Nov282016

Suvrajyoti Gupta: India takes aim at ‘pirates' buried treasure’

On November 8 the government of India demonetized all existing Indian currency notes of rupee 500 and 1,000 denominations effective from midnight. The old notes will be replaced over time and can be exchanged in banks till December 30, on production of proof of identity.

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Monday
Nov142016

Russell Stamets: India Cancels Corruption

Like the miasma of foul air and failed policies that choked New Delhi and closed schools last week, the Indian government’s sudden declaration that more than 80 percent of its circulating currency is invalid left many across the country stung and choked. 

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