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Entries in Monitors (37)

Wednesday
Feb012017

Laura Tulchin: To clean up big-time sports events, start with monitors

The former governor of Rio State, Sergio Cabral, was arrested in November on corruption charges. He was accused of taking bribes from construction companies. One of the contracts under investigation involved the renovation of the Maracana stadium ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.

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Thursday
Jun162016

DOJ: Biomet breached DPA

The DOJ said in a court filing this month that Biomet breached a 2012 deferred prosecution agreement "based on conduct in Brazil and Mexico."

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Monday
Apr042016

It's spooky: VimpelCom publishes an FCPA damage report

In its annual report filed with the SEC last week, VimpelCom described the continuing fallout from its February mega-settlement with U.S. and Dutch authorities for bribery offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Monday
Mar282016

Zimmer Biomet: Feds still investigating Brazil and Mexico FCPA allegations, DPA continues

Orthopedic device maker Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. said in a securities filing Friday the DOJ and SEC are still investigating possible FCPA violations in Brazil and Mexico.

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Thursday
Jan212016

Julie DiMauro: Let's keep the compliance monitor’s report confidential

The use of corporate monitors by judicial and regulatory government agencies to verify an organization’s compliance with settlement agreements and orders resolving corporate accountability continues to rise. The growing use of monitors has raised questions about the privacy of their reports and the public’s access to their findings.

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Monday
Jul202015

Louis Berger pays $17 million to resolve FCPA offenses, two former execs plead guilty

Louis Berger International Inc., a New Jersey-based construction management company, admitted violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and agreed to pay a $17.1 million criminal penalty.

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Wednesday
Mar182015

DOJ extends Biomet DPA for a year on Brazil, Mexico disclosures

Orthopedic device maker Biomet Inc. said in an SEC filing that the DOJ has extended for another year its 2012 deferred prosecution agreement that was part of a 2012 FCPA enforcement action.

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Friday
Jan242014

KPMG pays $8.2 million for violating auditor independence rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged accounting firm KPMG with violating auditor independence rules.

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Tuesday
Dec102013

Germany's Bilfinger in $32 million settlement for Nigeria bribes

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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Wednesday
Aug072013

Diebold discloses $48 million ‘agreed in principle’ settlement

Diebold Incorporated said in an SEC filing Tuesday that it will pay $48 million to the DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA offenses.

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Wednesday
May292013

Total SA pays $398 million to settle U.S. bribe charges

In the fourth biggest FCPA case ever, French oil giant Total S.A. agreed Wednesday to pay $398 million in penalties and disgorgement for bribing an Iran official to gain access to oil and gas fields.

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Friday
Feb222013

KBR's clean bill of compliance health

Houston-based KBR said in an SEC filing this week that its compliance monitor 'has certified that KBR's current anti-corruption compliance program is appropriately designed and implemented to ensure compliance with the FCPA and other applicable anti-corruption laws.'

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