Entries in Indonesia (117)
Regular readers of the FCPA Blog know we're a big fan of Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
Indonesia's independent anti-graft agency will target the energy industry to investigate what President Joko Widodo has called an "oil and gas mafia."
For the tenth year in a row, Transparency International (TI) has assessed enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (the Convention) and the results are disheartening.
Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, couldn't finish appointing his cabinet Wednesday after the country's independent anti-corruption agency rejected eight of his nominees.
The danger of litigating, at least to trial, on the back of criminal conduct giving rise to guilty pleas and convictions both under the FCPA and similar English legislation was illustrated in the recent case of Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood v Innospec Ltd.
FCPA enforcement has waxed and waned during Eric Holder's six-year tenure as U.S. Attorney General. But that's not the whole picture. During the same time, global anti-corruption enforcement has picked up speed and is more robust today than ever. Enforcement actions are breaking out all over -- from Japan to Canada, from the UK, Italy, France and Germany to Australia, and across Scandinavia to Africa and South America. The enforcement world is now a different place.
The former chairman of Indonesia's ruling party was jailed for eight years Wednesday for takingn up to $15 million in bribes to create a political slush fund.
The court of appeal Friday upheld UK convictions against two defendants, Dennis Kerrison and Miltiades Papachristos, in the long-running Innospec bribery case.
The trial of a UK subsidiary of Paris-based Alstom started Tuesday, with the Serious Fraud Office alleging in filings that the company paid $8.5 million in bribes for contracts in India, Poland, and Tunisia.