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Entries in Bangladesh (50)

Monday
May062013

Can anti-corruption laws drive health and safety?

Photo courtesy of www.china.org.cnWhat is the cost of bribery and corruption? We're seeing it played out daily in Bangladesh as each body is pulled out of the rubble of the Rana Plaza, where there are now more than 600 confirmed deaths in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh's $20 billion-a-year garment industry.

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Thursday
May022013

IBM discloses broad new DOJ investigation

IBM said in an SEC filing this week that the DOJ has opened an FCPA investigation into transactions in Poland, Argentina, Bangladesh, and Ukraine. 'The DOJ is also seeking information regarding the company’s global FCPA compliance program and its public sector business,' IBM said.

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Monday
Apr292013

The Dhaka tragedy: Another look at supply-chain audits

Like many, I have followed the news of the deadly Rana Plaza building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh with sadness and dismay.

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Thursday
Apr182013

Ten-year World Bank debarment for SNC-Lavalin 

Canada's scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin has been barred from World Bank-funded projects for ten years because of alleged corruption in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Libya, and Algeria.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part II: The Discourse of White-Collar Crime

The Siemens enforcement action is a powerful example of what FCPA enforcement is today . . . and what it is not.

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Wednesday
Apr032013

Global Contagion Report: SNC-Lavalin

Country: Bangladesh

Company Involved: SNC-Lavalin

Industry: Industrials

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Pierre Duhaime pleads not guilty

The former CEO of SNC-Lavalin pleaded not guilty Monday to corruption charges.

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Monday
Jan282013

Police affidavit alleges massive SNC-Lavalin bribes in Libya

An affidavit prepared by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police alleges that a former SNC-Lavalin executive arranged more than $160 million in bribes to the son of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in exchange for engineering contracts.

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Thursday
Jan172013

Canada company charged for Africa bribes

A Canadian oil and gas company that self reported illegal payments to officials in Africa has been charged under Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.

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Wednesday
Jan162013

Tone at the top of the world

The Emblem of the Kingdom of Bhutan འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་In the global battle against graft, the weapon that's most essential is also the one in shortest supply -- political will.

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Wednesday
Dec192012

Daily highlights: Finnish firm Patria, Korea home shopping networks, SNC-Lavalin

Finland: Six employees of Finnish firm Patria charged with bribery, espionage
 
Six employees of Finnish defense group Patria were charged December 18 with bribery and corporate espionage in connection with a Slovenian defense contract for armored vehicles, Finnish prosecutors said.

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Thursday
Nov292012

Quebec police arrest ex-boss of SNC-Lavalin

The former CEO of Montréal-based engineering giant SNC-Lavalin was arrested Wednesday for fraud and forgery in connection with at least two projects.

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