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Entries in Norway (19)

Monday
Apr042016

It's spooky: VimpelCom publishes an FCPA damage report

In its annual report filed with the SEC last week, VimpelCom described the continuing fallout from its February mega-settlement with U.S. and Dutch authorities for bribery offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Feb182016

VimpelCom: We're ready to acknowledge FCPA violations and pay penalties

Telecoms company VimpelCom said in an earnings release Wednesday that it has discussed terms of prospective settlements with the SEC, DOJ, and Dutch prosecutors and would would acknowledge "certain violations" of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Dutch laws and pay fines and disgorgements to settle the offenses.

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Monday
Oct192015

Norway contractor reports ‘likely’ bribes to Petrobras

Sevan Marine "more likely than not" made improper payments to win business with Brazil's Petrobras, the company said in a statement released Friday.

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Wednesday
Jul082015

Norway jails four ex Yara execs for India, Libya bribes

A court in Norway Tuesday sentenced four former senior executives of Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International to prison, including the ex-CEO and former top lawyer.

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Wednesday
May132015

We're serious: It's an exciting time for tax enforcement

Admittedly, we're surprised to write that headline several weeks after “tax day” in the United States. However, a common theme emerged during a recent World Bank Group program on tax evasion: there's currently an unprecedented level of enthusiasm, political will and momentum in support of combating global tax evasion and avoidance.

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Friday
Apr242015

Resource Alert: From Car Wash to Fox Hunt -- A Strange Brew 

Image courtesy of Hughes HubbardHughes Hubbard, a long-time sponsor of the FCPA Blog, has published once again a new version of its FCPA/Anti-Bribery Alert, an invaluable resource for compliance professionals. The 508-page Alert is available here.

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Tuesday
Dec162014

Bruker Corporation pays $2.4 million in FCPA settlement with the SEC

Image courtesy of BrukerThe Securities and Exchange Commission Monday charged Bruker Corporation with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying for sightseeing trips and shopping expenses for Chinese government officials responsible for buying the company's products.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

International donors trim or withhold Mozambique aid over corruption concerns

The group of donors who contribute aid directly to Mozambique pledged $275 million in aid this week, a decrease from the $309 million given last year, citing concerns about corruption in the region.

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Wednesday
Feb262014

Norway defense firm Kongsberg charged with corruption

Norway's anti-corruption agency has filed criminal charges against defense and technology firm Kongsberg Gruppen, the company said Tuesday.

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Tuesday
Feb252014

Singapore anti-corruption official jailed for stealing public funds

A senior anti-corruption who ran up gambling debts at Singapore's two casino resorts was sentenced to ten years in prison after confessing to stealing nearly $1.4 million in public funds.

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Monday
Jan202014

Norway police indict four Yara execs, including top lawyer

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.

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Thursday
Jan162014

Yara fined $48 million for Libya, India bribes

Norway's Yara International was fined $48 million by Norwegian authorities for paying $12 million in bribes between 2004 and 2009, the company said Wednesday.

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