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Entries in Uzbekistan (31)

Friday
Mar152019

Why are new companies still landing on the Top Ten List?

The world has now lived with the FCPA for more than 40 years and with hyper-enforcement for more than a decade. By now you'd think everyone on earth has learned about the risks of non-compliance. So why are new companies, most lately MTS, still landing on the FCPA Blog's Top Ten List?

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Thursday
Mar072019

DOJ indicts Karimova for taking $866 million in bribes

The DOJ unsealed charges Thursday against an Uzbek telecom exec and the daughter of the former Uzbek president for their roles in an $866 million bribery and money laundering scheme.

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Wednesday
Mar062019

Russian telecom pays $850 million to resolve FCPA offenses

Russia’s biggest mobile phone company will pay $850 million in penalties to the DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA violations, the SEC and the company said Wednesday.

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Monday
Nov262018

MTS reserves $840 million for FCPA settlement

Alexey Kornya, MTS president and CEORussia’s biggest mobile phone company said it reserved $840 million to resolve a possible FCPA enforcement action by the DOJ and SEC.

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Wednesday
Oct032018

SFO moves to seize Karimova assets

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday it is trying to recover assets bought with money connected to corrupt deals in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Telia disgorges $457 million to SEC, agrees to $965 million in total penalties for FCPA offenses

The SEC said in an enforcement order Thursday that Sweden's Telia Company AB will disgorge $457 million to resolve FCPA violations in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Telia agrees to pay $548.6 million criminal fine for FCPA violations

Swedish telephone firm Telia Company AB agreed Thursday to pay $548.6 million in criminal penalties to resolve FCPA offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Wednesday
Apr052017

Aaron Bornstein: Key Lessons of the BOTA Foundation

In my recent previous posts on the BOTA Foundation, I recapped its history and provided what I think were some of the critical factors which led it to be recognized as the most successful example the United States Department of Justice has had to date in returning recovered corruption assets. But what are the lessons from BOTA that might be applicable to future foundations established for the same purpose?

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Friday
Mar242017

Dutch, U.S. investigate ING for corruption

ING is under criminal investigation by Dutch prosecutors for money laundering and corruption in Uzbekistan, and authorities in the United States have also requested information from the bank.

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Monday
Oct242016

Telia reserves $1.45 billion for U.S., Dutch settlements of Uzbekistan bribes

Sweden's Telia Company said in a quarterly report released Friday that it has recorded a provision of $1.45 billion to settle investigations by U.S. and Dutch authorities of bribery in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep152016

Telia receives $1.4 billion settlement offer from U.S., Dutch authorities for Uzbekistan bribes

Telia chairman Marie Ehrling image (courtesy of Telia)Sweden's Telia Company said Thursday it received a proposal from U.S. and Dutch authorities to pay $1.4 billion to settle allegations of overseas bribery.

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Wednesday
Sep072016

Report: VimpelCom Russia chief, other execs named in bribe probe

Mikhail Slobodin (Image courtesy of VimpelCom)There's news this morning about a rare Russian investigation into at least three high-profile executives accused of bribery.

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