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Entries in Bangladesh (50)

Monday
Oct202014

Two plead guilty in bribe scheme involving former New York FBI agent

Image courtesy of the FBITwo Connecticut men pleaded guilty Friday for a bribery scheme to obtain confidential internal documents and other confidential information from a former FBI Special Agent stationed in White Plains, New York.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Former SNC-Lavalin exec cops plea in Switzerland

A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.

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Monday
Jul282014

Smith & Wesson pays SEC $2 million to resolve FCPA violations

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation agreed Monday in an out-of-court settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to pay $2 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.

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Tuesday
Jul222014

Bangladesh anti-graft agency charges 18 for factory collapse

Bangladesh’s anti-corruption agency charged 18 people for ‘grossly violating’ code regulations in the construction of a factory building that collapsed last year, resulting in at least 1,130 deaths.

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Tuesday
May272014

In South Asia, graft and weak pols create downward spiral

A report just released by Transparency International says corruption is on the rise in South Asia and failing to tackle it will threaten the region's economic progress by deepening poverty and scaring off investors.

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Thursday
Apr242014

Nike chooses corporate social responsibility 

Nike Inc. cut ties with its manufacturing partners in Bangladesh last year and created a "country risk index" to score the potential downside of doing business in certain locations.

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Wednesday
Dec112013

We need an amnesty for financial crimes

Financial crime in its various manifestations is the principal reason many societies around the world remain impoverished and subjected to the most dehumanizing conditions. It seems therefore befitting that those found guilty of financial crimes such as the theft of public resources face the most stringent penal sanctions. In fact, there have been calls, even here at the FCPA Blog, to have grand corruption classified as a crime against humanity pursuant to Article 7 of the Statute of Rome that establishes the International Criminal Court.

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Monday
Sep302013

SNC-Lavalin says 32 employees requested amnesty

Scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin said Monday that 32 employees came forward with requests under its corporate amnesty program between June 3 and August 31.

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Friday
Sep062013

Corruption makes buildings fall down

Buildings are collapsing in Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Kaduna, Kano and other Nigerian cities.

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Friday
Jul262013

Finally, a thumbs up for IBM settlement 

After a wait of two years, a federal judge Wednesday granted final approval for IBM's settlement with the SEC of civil FCPA charges.

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Tuesday
May282013

New arrest in SNC-Lavalin case

The former head of a Montreal hospital was arrested in Panama Monday on an Interpol warrant charging him with fraud.

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Wednesday
May222013

Code cracked on SNC-Lavalin overseas bribes

An investigation by Canada's The Globe and Mail and CBC News has uncovered more dirt on troubled engineering giant, SNC-Lavalin. The investigation uncovered secret accounting codes that had been used for years to indicate bribes for contracts in Asia and Africa.

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