Gunmaker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The SEC said employees and representatives of the company,...Show More Summary
From allegations of corruption by one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical firms and the appearance of a sex tape involving a senior executive, to the arrest of British citizens by a foreign power, the Telegraph reported today, “the story has all the makings of a sensational spy thriller.” read more
For much of this year, Prabowo Subianto has run for president of Indonesia by delivering charismatic polemics on the campaign trail against local corruption and foreign exploitation. In a country where the people are desperate for aShow More Summary
With convictions secured in Britain for bribing public officials, there is already enough evidence for U.S. authorities to pursue News Corp. under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Categories: Commentary, Public Sector, Supplier Management, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Incendiary Tidbits This is the second in a two-part series on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Part 1 of which we published yesterday. Show More Summary
Categories: Commentary, Public Sector, Supplier Management, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Incendiary Tidbits Does the following sound like you? You have clients or prospects in the public sector overseas. You do business...Show More Summary
As the Chinese government starts cracking down foreign company corruption in China, beginning with the pharmaceutical sector, China Law Blog advises: if you are worried about getting arrested in China for something that your company has done, you should leave. Now. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Donate ·...
Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa was elected President of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, the AP reports: "I have never been found corrupt," Kutesa told reporters immediately after the election. "I'm not homophobic, and I believe that I'm (the...
Last week saw the sentencing of Nazir Karigar to 3 years in jail, under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act. This week, the RCMP have charged two Americans and one British businessman, demonstrating the force’s willingness to extend its reach to non-Canadians in its efforts to combat corruption. The three, all working with one […]
A day before a hotly contested election in which San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis is seeking a fourth term, evidence surfaced Monday that suggested she was closer to a foreign businessman indicted on political corruption charges than she previously acknowledged.
Corruption charges against GlaxoSmithKline executives in China are a warning to other foreign firms. ||| Shanghai - Corruption charges against GlaxoSmithKline Plc executives in China are a warning to other foreign firms and could do irreparable damage to the British drugmaker's Chinese operations, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday. Show More Summary
The Wall Street bank disclosed the investigation in a regulatory filing on Friday but did not identify by which agency. The filing also confirmed that the bank was under investigation for potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including its hiring practices abroad.
I’M SHOCKED, SHOCKED TO SEE CORRUPTION GOING ON: Chevron, Dole cases expose lawyer corruption: Foreign legal systems and American lawyers are found to cheat big business out of millions. “California courts found the litigation to be a ‘heinous conspiracy’ orchestrated by lawyers in the U.S. and Nicaragua who recruited fake plaintiffs, coached them to lie, [...]
When a respectable multinational company announces a new project in a poor country, it is usually a cause for celebration--especially when the project won't hurt the environment and won't corrupt public officials. These companies create jobs, pay taxes, and bring badly-needed foreign currency. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Turkish President Abdullah Gul publicly dismissed his counterpart’s claim that foreign forces are plotting against the Turkish government. Gul’s colleague and the Turkish Prime Minister, Tayyip Erdogan, said that foreigners are trying to destabilize his government through a controversial corruption probe. Show More Summary
In a substantial paper on Australia-India relations, Frederic Grare argues that 'both countries need to be realistic about the prospects for a closer strategic relationship'. What can India contribute to the Hague Nuclear Security Summit? The Economist on corruption in India: 'the relationship between companies and the state is broken. Show More Summary
Justin Logan Michael Gerson, former speechwriter to Bush the Younger and perennial libertarian antagonist, has denounced Rand Paul’s foreign policy views. That should surprise no one, but the manner in which he did so bears discussing. Gerson’s...Show More Summary
The Justice Department is moving to seize more than half a billion dollars of allegedly corrupt proceeds from former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his associates, in what officials called the largest such action in U.S. history.
Spring 2011 Hung Shui Oolong 1. Bad storage.Tea changes easily and quickly absorbs smells from its surroundings. That's why it needs to be protected from foreign scents that could corrupt its natural fragrances. Don't store tea in the kitchen among all your spices. Show More Summary