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Entries in Israel (32)

Friday
Mar222019

Israel charts path to a ‘safe’ cryptocurrency future

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and current PM Benjamin Netanyahu believe that blockchain is a potentially a game-changing technology. They expect it to disrupt big sectors of the economy -- healthcare, banking, insurance, and cybersecurity among them.

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Tuesday
Mar192019

Country count for new FCPA investigations

Since the start of 2018, companies and agencies have disclosed 19 new FCPA-related investigations.

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Monday
Feb252019

Israel arms exports will require KYC and sanctions checks

The agency in charge of granting licenses to defense exporters will start to require KYC, blacklist, and sanctions searches to applications for marketing and export licenses. This move is meant to strengthen control by Israeli authorities over marketing and export of military goods, which sometimes allegedly find their way into dubious hands.

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Wednesday
Dec052018

Israel imposes strict compliance regs on pharmas, medical device makers

Any company marketing medicine or equipment to the Israeli healthcare system (hospitals and health patient funds) needs to meet new compliance-related regulations by setting internal procedures, training employees and third parties, and improving the allocation of marketing and R&D resources when carrying out business in Israel.   

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Monday
Mar122018

SEC charges Israeli company with FCPA offenses

Elbit Imaging LTD. agreed Friday to pay $500,000 to settle violations of the FCPA books and records and the internal controls provisions.

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Friday
Nov172017

Chaim Gelfand: Israel launches foreign bribery investigation of drone maker

The press in Israel reported this week that  Aeronautics Ltd., one of the largest military drone manufactures in Israel, is being investigated for suspected bribery of a foreign public official.

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Tuesday
Aug152017

Israeli mining billionaire detained with other leading businessmen

Beny Steinmetz, detained Monday for questioning Beny Steinmetz was detained Monday in Israel for a second time for questioning in connection with bribery of high ranking foreign officials in Guinea.

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Thursday
Jun152017

Chaim Gelfand: Israeli government officials jailed for taking bribes from Siemens

Yesterday I participated as a panelist at a roundtable on the "Increase in the Enforcement of the Foreign Bribery Statue in Israel," part of the Globes Newspaper's Capital Markets Conference.

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Thursday
Dec222016

Teva announces $519 million FCPA settlement

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA violations through a deferred prosecution agreement and total payments of $519 million.

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Tuesday
Dec202016

Chaim Gelfand: Israeli enforcement takes off

Israel's enforcement of its foreign bribery statute took years to get off the ground but it's now going full speed ahead.

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Monday
Dec192016

Steinmetz detained in Israel for Guinea bribe investigation

Authorities in Israel detained billionaire Beny Steinmetz for questioning about money laundering in connection with bribes allegedly paid to officials in Guinea for mining rights.

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Wednesday
Aug032016

LA businessman admits Bank Leumi (Israel) helped him hide $21 million

A Los Angeles businessman pleaded guilty Monday to using undeclared bank accounts at Bank Leumi and other Israeli banks to hide $21 million and avoid paying U.S. taxes.

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