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Entries in Argentina (63)

Monday
Apr222013

Ralph Lauren lands first double non-prosecution deal for Argentina bribes

Ralph Lauren Corporation will pay $1.6 million in combined penalties to the DOJ and SEC in exchange for unprecedented dual non-prosecution agreements after admitting its Argentina subsidiary paid bribes to government and customs officials.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Sharef of Siemens settles with SEC

Uriel Sharef, a former officer and board member of Siemens AG, settled civil FCPA charges with the SEC Tuesday.

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Thursday
Mar072013

SEC asks Tesco about FCPA, use of agents

Oil and gas services firm Tesco Corporation said this week the SEC asked it to 'preserve and retain' documents related to FCPA compliance and its use of commercial agents in an undisclosed country.

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Friday
Feb222013

Global Contagion Report: Boskalis

Country: Argentina

Company Involved: Boskalis

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction

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Tuesday
Feb192013

Judge dismisses SEC suit against ex-Siemens Argentina boss

A federal district court judge in New York City today threw out the SEC's civil FCPA enforcement action against a former Siemens executive accused of helping pay $100 million in bribes to officials in Argentina.

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Wednesday
Jan302013

After Griffiths case, Chad boots ambassador who ran 'haven for white-collar criminals'

Photo courtesy of WikipediaChad's former ambassador to Canada who was named in the Griffiths Energy bribery case has been fired from his current diplomatic post in South Africa.

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Friday
Dec212012

Former Siemens exec fights extradition from Argentina

At a hearing last week before a federal judge in Argentina, Siemens' former CFO there said a request by the United States to extradite him on FCPA charges should be denied.

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Monday
Dec102012

SEC has no jurisdiction over me, Steffen says

A German citizen who once ran Siemens' subsidiary in Argentina said in a court filing last week that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has no jurisdiction over him and its civil complaint should be dismissed.

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Monday
Oct222012

From Siemens 8, Sharef settles with SEC, Steffen fights

A former Siemens executive charged by the SEC with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has reached agreement in principle to settle his case.

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Thursday
Sep202012

Suit claims Siemens hired goons to silence whistleblower

The Courthouse News Service reported this week that a government investigator in Argentina claims he was beaten and tortured because he blew the whistle on bribes from Siemens to Argentine officials.

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Thursday
Sep132012

Siemens 8, Gone and Forgotten?

In December last year, the DOJ and SEC charged eight former executives and agents from Siemens with bribing government officials in Argentina. Where are they now?

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Friday
Aug312012

‘Boudougate’ and the Expropriation of the Money-Machine

As the blockbuster corruption trial of former president Fernando de la Rua captivates the nation, Argentina's Congress approved a controversial bill on August 22 to take over the scandal-plagued currency-printing company Valores de Sudamerica (CVS).

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