Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.
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For most of us, December means giant year-end bonuses, moving to bigger houses, and getaways to the Turks and Caicos. No, that's not true.
Houston-based Schlumberger still faces a DOJ investigation for bribes paid to customs officials by global logistics firm Panalpina.
The biggest FCPA enforcement action in history came to a close today with the sentencing of the mastermind behind the $182 million bribery scheme.
Houston-based Halliburton said in an SEC filing this week that it received a subpoena from the SEC in connection with an ongoing investigation of possible kickbacks and bribes in Angola.
Sentencing of the three individual defendants in the TSKJ Nigeria case has been delayed again.
The DOJ said today that Japan's Marubeni Corporation will pay a $54.6 million criminal penalty to resolve FCPA charges for its role as an agent of the KBR-led TSKJ joint venture.
The TSKJ enforcement action started in September 2008. Jack Stanley, KBR's former CEO, pleaded guilty in Houston to a two-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and to commit mail and wire fraud.
Responding to our post about Jeffrey Tesler's court appearance in Houston earlier this year to plead guilty to conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and a substantive FCPA count, a reader sent a startling note.
Here's a list of fines paid overseas for bribery by companies that have settled FCPA enforcement actions.