Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin said Thursday the company and two subsidiaries have been charged with criminal corruption and fraud.
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Switzerland's federal crime court accepted a plea deal Wednesday between prosecutors and Riadh Ben Aissa, SNC-Lavalin's former head of construction, and sentenced him to time served.
Police in Canada have charged a prominent lawyer who formerly headed the tax practice at the Montreal office of Dentons Canada LPP for an alleged plot against a potential witness in the sprawling corruption case involving the SNC-Lavalin Group and several former executives.
A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.
Nicolas Sarkozy’s lawyer has been held for questioning in one of several corruption investigations now involving the former French president.
Libya's sovereign wealth fund has filed a $1.5 billion lawsuit against Société Générale S.A., accusing it of funnelling tens of millions in bribes to associates connected to former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group said in an SEC filing Wednesday the SEC and DOJ are investigating whether it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in connection with an investment from a sovereign wealth fund.
Norwegian police Friday indicted four former executives of fertilizer maker Yara International, including the former chief executive and top legal counsel. They're charged with paying $8 million in bribes in Libya and India.