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Entries in United Arab Emirates (19)

Thursday
Oct162014

Novartis employee pleads guilty in Poland bribe case

An executive at Swiss pharma Novartis pleaded guilty in a bribery prosecution in Poland, the company has confirmed.

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Wednesday
Oct082014

GSK investigating UAE payments following whistleblower complaint

GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday it is investigating allegations of corrupt payments in the United Arab Emirates.

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Thursday
Sep182014

Report: Rich Azerbaijan oil deal points to insiders 

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) signed an unusually rich production sharing agreement with a company based in the United Arab Emirates that has close ties to Azeri officials.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

StanChart pays $300 million for ‘second time around’ AML failures

The New York Department of Financial Services said Tuesday that Standard Chartered Bank will pay $300 million for "failures to remediate anti-money laundering compliance problems" required by the bank's 2012 settlement with the same regulator.

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Monday
Jul142014

SFO launches bribe probe of Sweett Group

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday it has launched a formal investigation of survey and construction services firm Sweett Group.

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Monday
May122014

SEC asks Quanta Services to preserve FCPA-related documents

The Securities and Exchange Commission asked Quanta Services Inc. to preserve documents tied to its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance program, the company said in a securities filing Thursday.

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Thursday
Apr242014

Does graft keep OPEC weak?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960 by five countries -- Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. It later expanded to the current twelve members.

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Wednesday
Dec192012

Corruption by the barrel: oil and graft

The top 20 oil producing nations have an average rank on the corruption perceptions index of 90 -- just into the bottom half.

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Wednesday
Sep192012

U.K. government helps companies fight overseas graft

Great post Tuesday by our cousins at thebriberyact.com.

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Monday
Aug202012

Gift Giving Rules In The UAE

Here's a summary of the United Arab Emirates' gift-giving rules from the global index of ethiXbase:

Gift-giving legislation can be found in the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct issued on 12 June 2010.

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Tuesday
Dec202011

Aon Pays $16.2 Million In Settlement

Aon Corporation, one of the biggest insurance brokerage firms in the world, agreed today to settled FCPA charges with the DOJ and SEC.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

BRIC Companies Rank Low On New TI Index

Transparency International yesterday released its 2011 Bribe Payers Index.

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