Greek authorities said Monday they indicted 64 people for bribery involving Siemens AG from 1992 to 2006 related to communications company Hellenic Telecommunications (OTE).
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As I recently wrote for the Accelus Regulatory Intelligence subscription service, bold measures are required of multinational firms to stay in compliance with the FCPA. Firms need to know not only what all of their divisions and employees are doing, but what their subsidiaries and vendors are doing.
After conducting statistical analysis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act penalties, it's clear that foreign firms are paying nearly four times higher FCPA penalties as domestic U.S. firms.
Monday's $772 million DOJ enforcement action against Alstom SA and several subsidiaries landed second on our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time.
The CEO of Italy's biggest oil company, Claudio Descalzi, is under investigation by Milan prosecutors for alleged corruption tied to the company's 2011 acquisition of a Nigerian deepwater offshore block for $1.09 billion.
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An Australian executive who once served as CEO of state-owned Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) was jailed Tuesday in the UK for 16 months.
A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by Mexico's state-owned oil company that accused Siemens and SK Engineering & Construction of bribing its officials to win refinery refurbishing work.