The one-time middleman for KBR and its partners stood before Judge Keith P. Ellison in a Houston courtroom in February. Jeffrey Tesler faced up to ten years in prison.
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French defense and security firm Safran was fined €500,000 last week by a court in Paris for bribing government officials in Nigeria.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his National Security Council in Abuja last week.
High on Clinton's agenda was Nigeria's battle with corruption.
Is there a link between air safety and corruption? We take a look.
Nigeria is struggling to make sense of a report that says high-level officials and business people stole $6.8 billion in public funds intended to subsidize the cost of fuel.
Andy Spalding suggests that if the Wal-mart investigation results in significant civil or criminal fines or disgorged profits, some portion of those monies be used to benefit the people of Mexico.
As reported today by Mike Koehler, two executives from oil services firm Noble Corporation filed motions to dismiss complaints brought against them in February by the Securities and Exchange Commission that alleged they bribed officials in Nigeria in exchange for illegal import permits for drilling rigs.
Last post, I discussed the proposal from Nigeria’s Social-Economic Rights and Accountability Project to establish a mechanism for using the proceeds of FCPA settlements to help bribery victims.
Yesterday, Benjamin Kessler wrote a stirring defense of what he called “one of the most altruistic FCPA amendments yet proposed:” adopting a system to share the proceeds of FCPA settlements with the victims of bribery.
In March the Nigerian human rights group SERAP (Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project) sent a letter to the SEC outlining one of the most altruistic FCPA amendments yet proposed.