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Entries in TeliaSonera (21)

Monday
Sep252017

Telia also tops our new Top Ten Disgorgements list

Telia Company AB's $965.6 million settlement Thursday included disgorgement to the SEC of $457 million, the biggest disgorgement ever ordered in an FCPA enforcement action.

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Friday
Sep222017

Telia tops our new Top Ten list (after we do some math)

Sweden's Telia Company AB agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to pay total penalties of $965 million to resolve FCPA offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Telia disgorges $457 million to SEC, agrees to $965 million in total penalties for FCPA offenses

The SEC said in an enforcement order Thursday that Sweden's Telia Company AB will disgorge $457 million to resolve FCPA violations in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Telia agrees to pay $548.6 million criminal fine for FCPA violations

Swedish telephone firm Telia Company AB agreed Thursday to pay $548.6 million in criminal penalties to resolve FCPA offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Jan122017

VimpelCom and Telia prosecutor to speak at DC event (February 16)

Miranda van TurennoutDutch prosecutor Miranda van Turennout will deliver the keynote speech at GIR Live in Washington, DC on February 16.

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Tuesday
Nov292016

Geert Vermeulen: With U.S. help, Dutch enforcement makes dramatic leap

For many years the Dutch government lagged behind countries like the United States, the UK and Germany enforcing anti-corruption laws. But that has recently changed in a dramatic way.

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Monday
Oct242016

Telia reserves $1.45 billion for U.S., Dutch settlements of Uzbekistan bribes

Sweden's Telia Company said in a quarterly report released Friday that it has recorded a provision of $1.45 billion to settle investigations by U.S. and Dutch authorities of bribery in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep152016

Telia receives $1.4 billion settlement offer from U.S., Dutch authorities for Uzbekistan bribes

Telia chairman Marie Ehrling image (courtesy of Telia)Sweden's Telia Company said Thursday it received a proposal from U.S. and Dutch authorities to pay $1.4 billion to settle allegations of overseas bribery.

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Tuesday
Nov032015

VimpelCom reserves $900 million for potential resolution of Uzbekistan bribery investigation

Telecoms company VimpelCom said in a statement Tuesday it will take a provision of $900 million for an investigation by U.S. and Dutch authorities of its business in Uzbekistan and dealings with an offshore company linked to the daughter of the Uzbek president.

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Monday
Aug172015

DOJ moves to seize $1 billion linked to Uzbek telecoms scandal

The U.S. Justice Department took another big step in its investigation of bribes allegedly paid by Russian and Swedish companies to the eldest daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov in exchange for access to the country's telecoms market.​

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Tuesday
Jul142015

Feds chase $300 million of Karimova loot

Image courtesy of the BBC via YouTubeA federal judge in New York last week said the DOJ can seize $300 million allegedly linked to the telecoms scandal involving "a relative of Uzbekistan's president."

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Friday
Jun262015

How the Uzbek first daughter locked up the local telecoms market (with video)

Journalists from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project uncovered documents last year appearing to show $300 million in bribes to Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, in exchange for access to the country's telecoms market.​

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