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Entries in Singapore (101)

Tuesday
Jan162018

In Singapore, they agreed to agree

Most people in the West share the belief that we all have a right to our own opinions, and a right to act on those opinions. We call it pluralism. But is Western-style pluralism always best?

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Monday
Jan082018

Keppel employees may face criminal prosecution in Singapore, government says

Singapore's Indranee Rajah blasts KeppelA top Singapore official told parliament Monday that Keppel employees are still being investigated by Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau and could face criminal charges.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

At Keppel, it wasn't a rogue employee. It was widespread corruption

Keppel Offshore & Marine acted against 17 former or current employees for their roles in the Brazil bribery scandal the company resolved in December for $422 million.

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Friday
Dec222017

Singapore's Keppel pays $422 million to resolve Brazil bribery offenses, lawyer pleads guilty

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary agreed Friday to pay a total penalty of more than $422 million to resolve corruption charges with authorities in the United States, Brazil, and Singapore.

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Monday
Dec182017

John Bray: Dealing with the penalties of NOT paying bribes

Complaints about perceived high levels of corruption in Indonesia are a constant topic in both business circles and in everyday social conversation. But how does the country compare with its neighbours? And what can companies and individuals do to address the problem? Two recent international surveys offer valuable insights.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

OFAC adds Singapore companies, others to North Korea sanctions list

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control Tuesday put more entities and individuals from China, Russia, Singapore and Namibia on the North Korea sanctions list.

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Monday
Aug212017

Captain pleads guilty in Navy's ‘worst-ever fraud and bribery scandal’

A U.S. Navy captain admitted being bribed with parties and prostitutes while sneaking proprietary information to foreign defense contractor Leonard Glenn Francis and his Singapore-based firm, Glenn Defense Marine Asia.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Navy commander guilty of obstructing Fat Leonard investigation

An active-duty U.S. Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping a Singapore-based defense contractor cheat the Navy and obstructing a federal criminal investigation into the overbilling fraud.

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Monday
Aug142017

U.S. jails two Singaporeans for Fat Leonard fraud

Two former executives of a Singapore-based defense contractor were sentenced to prison Friday for helping their employer in a $35 million fraud against the U.S. Navy.

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Tuesday
Aug012017

Compliance Alert: Lessons from OFAC’s recent enforcement action against non-U.S. companies

Last week the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced a $12 million settlement with CSE Global Limited and its subsidiary, CSE TransTel Pte. Ltd., both based in Singapore.

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Thursday
Jul272017

OFAC fines Singapore firm $12 million for Iran sanction violations

The subsidiary of a technology company that trades on the Singapore stock exchange paid $12 million in fines Thursday to the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control for violating trade sanctions against Iran.

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Friday
Jul212017

Andy Spalding on Bhutan: An anti-corruption movement like no other

Bhutan -- the tiny Himalayan kingdom nestled between China and India -- now writes an anti-corruption story unlike any I have seen, and in the best of ways. 

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