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Entries in Azerbaijan (61)

Thursday
Jul252019

Former Soviet republics take different approaches to anti-corruption legislation

Enforcement actions by U.S. and European enforcement agencies as well as the World Bank have drawn attention to bribery offenses committed by multinational companies in Russia and other former Soviet republics, in particular in Central Asia.

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Tuesday
Dec182018

Accountants are the new anti-corruption gatekeepers of Azerbaijan

The accounting industry is bracing for its new role as accountants are increasingly seen as an important part of the anti-corruption efforts in the private sector of Azerbaijan.

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Thursday
Oct112018

UWO says banker's wife spent $21 million at Harrods

A London court unsealed an unexplained wealth order Wednesday that names the woman who spent £16 million ($21 million) at Harrods department store buying Cartier jewelry, wine, and other luxury goods.

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Thursday
Sep132018

Six compliance failures at United Technologies

United Technologies Corporation agreed Wednesday to pay the SEC $13.9 million to settle FCPA offenses related to its Otis Elevator and Pratt & Whitney aircraft engine businesses in China, Azerbaijan, and six other countries.

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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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Friday
Aug172018

Katya Lysova: Armenia’s breakthrough moment against corruption

Armenia doesn't top many investors’ lists. The former Soviet republic is in an ongoing military conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan, has two closed trade borders with Turkey and Azerbaijan (borders with Iran and Georgia are open), and pervasive corruption prevents Armenia’s three million citizens from prospering.

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Swedish court acquits Russian in Bombardier bribe trial

A Russian employee of Bombardier accused of aggravated bribery was acquitted Wednesday when the District Court in Stockholm ruled the charges couldn't be proved.

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Monday
Aug212017

Sweden charges Bombardier employee with bribery

A Russian employee in the Swedish unit of Bombardier has been formally charged with bribing a government official in Azerbaijan to win a $340 million contract for a new train signaling system.

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Wednesday
Mar292017

Report: Bombardier Sweden linked to $85 million Azerbaijan payments

Authorities in Sweden arrested an executive and questioned several others from international engineering and manufacturing firm Bombardier as part of an investigation into corruption in Azerbaijan.

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Tuesday
Jan172017

DOJ charges Rolls-Royce with FCPA conspiracy

Rolls-Royce plc agreed to pay the United States a criminal penalty of $170 million under a deferred prosecution agreement after being charged with a long-running global conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Tuesday
May242016

Report: Azerbaijan First Family owns $140 million in luxury homes around globe

Azerbaijani President Ilham AliyevThe president of oil-rich Azerbaijan and his two daughters own foreign luxury flats and homes -- three of them in London -- together worth $140 million.

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Friday
Jul312015

Jailed Azerbaijan journalist: ‘If they aren't happy with my reports, stop stealing’ (with video)

Investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova is in prison in Baku after she published a series of reports about corruption in the Azerbaijan regime.

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