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Entries in Uriel Sharef (9)

Wednesday
Sep302015

Former CFO of Siemens Argentina pleads guilty to FCPA offenses

The former chief financial officer of Siemens S.A. – Argentina pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in New York City to conspiring to pay tens of millions of dollars in bribes to Argentina government officials in connection with a $1 billion contract to create national identity cards.

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Monday
Apr212014

Treasury may hit compliance officer with $5 million fine

The U.S. Treasury Department has notified a former compliance chief at MoneyGram International Inc. that he may face a fine of up to $5 million over the money-transfer company's previously admitted failures to monitor transactions properly for illicit activity.

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Wednesday
Feb052014

Judge enters default judgment against two ex-Siemens execs

A U.S. judge entered default judgments Tuesday against two former executives of Siemens in Argentina in a civil FCPA enforcement action brought by the SEC.

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Monday
Dec302013

Siemens managers charged with bribery in Argentina

Seventeen people -- eight current and nine former managers of Siemens AG -- were accused Friday of bribing officials to help win a contract to produce national identity cards while Carlos Menem was president of Argentina in the late 1990s.

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Thursday
Dec192013

SEC annual report touts FCPA enforcement 

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published its fiscal year 2013 Agency Financial Report (AFR) to detail its financial and performance results for the President, Congress and public at large. Its purpose is portray its accomplishments and strategic goals for the next year, as well as its financial picture for budget planning. The report discusses its enforcement actions related to the FCPA in the past year, and the guidelines it provided businesses in complying with the law.

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Monday
Jul012013

Enforcement Report for Q2 '13

It was blockbuster quarter for FCPA enforcement, and April was one of the busiest months on record.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Sharef of Siemens settles with SEC

Uriel Sharef, a former officer and board member of Siemens AG, settled civil FCPA charges with the SEC Tuesday.

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Monday
Mar042013

Shorter clock on SEC’s FCPA enforcement actions

Last week, in the case Gabelli v. SEC, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the Securities and Exchange Commission, when seeking a penalty or fine in connection with a civil enforcement action, must file the action within five years of the completion of the alleged fraud or wrongful conduct.

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Thursday
Sep132012

Siemens 8, Gone and Forgotten?

In December last year, the DOJ and SEC charged eight former executives and agents from Siemens with bribing government officials in Argentina. Where are they now?

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