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Entries in Panama (59)

Wednesday
Jun102015

Latin America Enforcement Report – June  2015

Here are highlights from Latin America in connection with corruption, enforcement, and compliance through May 2015.

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Thursday
Apr232015

Banks and opaque offshore structures: UK Privy Council weighs in

Last month the UK Privy Council delivered an important decision on the extent to which a bank is obliged to make inquiries into the underlying commercial purpose of offshore financial arrangements.

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Wednesday
Mar112015

From Latin America: The art of the intermediary

As Mike Scher said last week on the FCPA Blog, there are honest, decent people everywhere who want to do business the right way. And thank you Mike, for rightly calling business that depends on bribery an out of date practice that doesn't serve anybody.

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Monday
Dec292014

Bank Leumi fined $400 million, bans former U.S. compliance chief from compliance role

Israel's Bank Leumi will pay $270 million to resolve federal charges and $130 million to settle New York regulators' allegations that it helped U.S. taxpayers hide assets and income in unreported accounts in Israel and around the world.

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Monday
Dec222014

Court OKs IRS summonses for FedEx, UPS, DHL in Sovereign Management probe

A federal judge in Manhattan Friday authorized the Internal Revenue Service to issue summonses requiring Federal Express Corporation, DHL Express, United Parcel Service, Inc. and others to produce information about U.S. taxpayers who may be using the offshore services of Sovereign Management & Legal, Ltd to evade U.S. taxes.

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Thursday
Dec112014

Dallas Airmotive pays $14 million criminal penalty for Latin America FCPA offenses

Dallas Airmotive Inc., an aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul firm based in Grapevine, Texas, admitted Wednesday that it bribed Latin American officials to win government contracts.

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Thursday
Oct022014

Swiss court accepts guilty plea from former SNC-Lavalin exec

Riadh Ben Aissa, from an SNC-Lavalin publicity photoSwitzerland'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.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

Wow! DOJ official dishes on Cilins, Bizjet, Marubeni and more

Marshall L. Miller, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal DivisionIt's not often anyone from the DOJ's criminal division talks informally and on the record about FCPA enforcement actions. But Wednesday in New York City, the guy who's second in command, Marshall Miller, had plenty to say. He was speaking at the Global Investigation Review Program.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Former SNC-Lavalin exec cops plea in Switzerland

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.

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Friday
May162014

U.S. Treasury targets money-laundering network with Kingpin Act

The U.S. Treasury named eight individuals and 20 entities Thursday connected to Jorge Fadlallah Cheaitelly as designated narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act).

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Friday
Nov292013

World Bank: Developing nations denied bribery settlement money

After analyzing almost 400 cases over 13 years, the World Bank reports that only 3.3 percent of $6 billion in fines have been shared with developing countries whose officials accepted bribes.

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Thursday
Jun272013

Swiss phone tap snared SNC-Lavalin

A Canadian police affidavit released Wednesday said Swiss authorities were investigating allegations of bribery in the Middle East when they overheard a remark about bribes in Canada, according to the Montreal Gazette.

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