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Entries in bbooks and records (6)

Thursday
Jan222015

SEC charges PBSJ and former exec for Qatar bribes

Tampa, Florida-based engineering and construction firm PBSJ Corporation agreed Thursday to pay $3.4 million for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying bribes and employing foreign officials to win Qatari government contracts.

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Monday
Dec222014

Alstom pays $772 million for FCPA settlement, SFO brings new charges

Alstom Chief Executive Officer Patrick Kron (Image courtesy of Alstom)Paris-based Alstom pleaded guilty Monday to bribing officials in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the Bahamas. It will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle the charges, the DOJ said.

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Wednesday
Aug272014

Cash economies can hinder audit of books and records and internal controls compliance

Pete from DC, a compliance professional who's always been a good friend of the FCPA Blog, sent this comment to our post about Indonesia's cash-based economy. The post said in the country of 240 million people, a large majority don't have bank accounts, and even some big businesses rely entirely on cash.

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Friday
Mar212014

Bio-Rad lifts FCPA settlement reserve to $35 million

Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. said in its annual report Tuesday that it has added $15 million to its reserve for a potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement, bringing the total to $35 million.

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Wednesday
Oct162013

Former Maxwell exec indicted for China bribes

A Swiss citizen who worked for California-based Maxwell Technologies Inc was indicted Tuesday for bribing officials at state-owned companies in China.

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Monday
Dec242012

Judge Leon rejects SEC, IBM settlement

A federal judge Thursday angrily rejected a proposed 2011 settlement between the SEC and IBM, saying the  company should be required to report all accounting violations and not just FCPA anti-bribery problems.

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