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Entries in South Korea (68)

Wednesday
Sep122018

United Technologies pays $13.9 million to settle FCPA offenses in China, Azerbaijan

United Technologies Corporation agreed Wednesday to pay the SEC $13.9 million to resolve charges that it violated the FCPA by making illicit payments in its elevator and aircraft engine businesses. 

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Wednesday
Aug222018

DOJ declination for UK engineering firm

The Justice Department said Monday it won't prosecute a UK engineering firm for possible FCPA and money-laundering violations.

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Friday
Aug172018

SFO charges two for South Korea bribes

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged two former employees of an instrument and monitoring company over corrupt payments to South Korean officials.

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Tuesday
Jun052018

Olympic compliance and Paris 2024: It’s France’s turn to lead

The Paris 2024 Summer Olympics present an historic opportunity for the Olympic Movement, the French compliance industry, and the global anti-corruption effort. In a brief two-year span -- 2016 to 2017 -- three extraordinary events converged:

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Wednesday
Feb282018

The view from Pyeongchang: On windmills and anti-corruption

After two hours of driving through undeveloped Korean countryside, the image upon arriving at the Olympic skiing venues is quite startling: the surrounding ridges are dotted with technologically advanced, energy-generating windmills.

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Friday
Feb162018

South Korea: An anti-corruption tiger

Traditionally known as an economic “Asian tiger,” South Korea may now be an anti-corruption tiger. It’s landmark Kim Young Ran Act, and the aggressive enforcement actions of the last year, distinguish the country as a leader in the global anti-corruption movement.

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Tuesday
Feb132018

The Olympic spotlight shines on South Korea

Choi Soon-sil, former presidential advisor, jailed 20 years“Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants,” said Justice Louis Brandeis in 1913. This month, the global spotlight shines on South Korea as it hosts the 2018 Olympic Games. And what we see is a country taking historic measures to hold public and private officials accountable for corruption.

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Friday
Feb092018

Olympic anti-corruption measures, in three dimensions

The Olympic Games, which open today, have become a powerful symbol in the global anti-corruption movement. They lay bare the worldwide human tendency to abuse entrusted authority for private gain. But so too do they highlight the emergent global resolve to address it and the myriad tools now at our disposal.

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Tuesday
Aug292017

Andy Spalding: The South Korea revolution continues

Samsung's Lee Jae-yongFriday’s conviction of Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head of South Korea’s flagship Samsung conglomerate, marked yet another dramatic step in the country’s anti-corruption revolution.

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Friday
Jun092017

Andy Spalding: On gift giving, the rule of law, and the human heart

Prof Andy SpaldingThe anti-corruption movement is plainly a global net gain. We’re working together to make economies more efficient, governments more representative, companies more ethical, and people more trustworthy and trusting. 

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Friday
Apr282017

South Korea fines Novartis $48 million for doctor kickbacks

South Korea Thursday fined Swiss pharma Novartis $48.3 million for paying doctors kickbacks to prescribe the company's drugs.

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Monday
Apr172017

Former South Korea president charged with bribery

Former South Korea President Park Geun-Hye was formally charged with bribery Monday, a month after being removed from office.

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