Since the start of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called on NATO countries to increase defense spending. Poland has announced plans to accelerate a major military modernization program. And Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and the Czech Republic have all promised to increase their defense spending.
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A Russia subsidiary of Palo Alto-based Hewlett Packard Company pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in San Francisco to conspiracy and substantive violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Latvia has completed the process to become a member of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. It will become the 41st party to the Convention on May 30.
Prosecutors in Riga, Latvia brought charges this week against six people accused of taking bribes from German vehicle-maker Daimler.
A Russian journalist who reported on the tax fraud uncovered by murdered lawyer Sergei Magnitsky has been awarded the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award.
The United States unsealed criminal charges Tuesday against one current and one former executive of French power company Alstom's U.S. unit for an Indonesia bribery scheme.
At least seven officials in Latvia, including members from the Riga city council, will be prosecuted for taking bribes from German vehicle-maker Daimler AG in return for public transport contracts.
Moldova has opened a criminal money-laundering probe connected to the alleged $230 million theft exposed by murdered Russian anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Miller and Chevalier's FCPA Winter Review 2012 noted a couple of significant enforcement actions in Europe in late 2011.