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Entries in Libya (41)

Wednesday
Jul182018

Bill Waite: How corrupt regimes changed today’s world

In 2007 Dick Cassin had the idea of starting the FCPA Blog. His mission: “to help compliance professionals and others everywhere understand how corruption happens, what it does to people and institutions, and how anti-corruption laws and compliance programs work.”

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Monday
Jun042018

Legg Mason resolves Libya-related FCPA charges for $64 million

Legg Mason Inc., a Maryland-based investment management firm, settled FCPA violations in Libya caused by its partner Société Générale S.A., by agreeing Monday to pay $64.2 million in penalties and disgorgement.

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Monday
Jun042018

SocGen pays $585 million to resolve Libya FCPA offenses

In the first coordinated enforcement action by the DOJ and French authorities in an overseas corruption case, a Paris-based bank agreed Monday to settle charges that it paid over $90 million in bribes to officials in Libya during the Qaddafi regime.

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Thursday
May312018

Legg Mason reserves $67 million for FCPA settlement

Fund manager Legg Mason, Inc. said Wednesday it expects a settlement soon of a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation into a unit that managed money for the Libyan government.

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Thursday
Mar222018

Sarkozy faces corruption charges

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged Wednesday with corruption and taking illegal campaign contributions from the Libyan government.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

SocGen faces U.S., France probes for Libya payments

Société Générale said in a disclosure Monday that it is under investigation in France for possible violations of French anti-corruption law and in the United States for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.

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Monday
Dec122016

Och-Ziff middleman pleads guilty to Africa bribes

The son of a former Prime Minister of Gabon pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing government officials in Africa.

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Thursday
Sep292016

Och-Ziff settles with SEC, DOJ for $412 million

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group resolved one of the biggest FCPA enforcement actions ever Thursday, agreeing to pay the DOJ and SEC $412 million for criminal and civil violations.

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Thursday
Aug042016

Och-Ziff lifts FCPA reserve to more than $400 million

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC said Tuesday it has doubled its reserve for an FCPA settlement to more than $400 million.

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Wednesday
May042016

Och-Ziff reserves $200 million for FCPA settlement, says bigger penalties ‘probable’

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC said Tuesday it has reserved $200 million for a settlement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses arising from alleged bribes in Libya.

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Monday
Apr112016

Facebook: Perfect for selfies, likes...arms trafficking and bribery?

Frictionless mobile payments may not be as good as cash for paying bribes and buying contraband, but they're the next best thing.

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Monday
Apr112016

Another bloody year for journalists

At least 109 journalists were killed in 2015, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said.

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