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Entries in Holland (13)


SEC subpoena for Flowserve in bribery investigation

Image courtesy of FlowserveTexas-based Flowserve Corporation said in a securities filing Thursday that it recently received a subpoena from the SEC in an investigation of possible violations of the FCPA.

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SBM Offshore pays $240 million to resolve Dutch bribe allegations, receives DOJ declination 

SBM Offshore CEO Bruno Chabas (Image courtesy of SBM)SBM Offshore agreed to pay $240 million to Dutch authorities Wednesday to settle allegations that it bribed government officials in Angola, Brazil, and Equatorial Guinea.

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KPMG pays $8.2 million for violating auditor independence rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged accounting firm KPMG with violating auditor independence rules.

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In-house privilege shrinks again

A Dutch in-house lawyer with a law degree but no license isn't entitled to the attorney-client privilege, a recent federal case held.

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German raid on EADS joint venture

German police have raided the offices of a joint venture between EADS and ThyssenKrupp during an investigation of overseas corruption.

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U.K. opposition takes fresh look at enforcement policy

Last week, the British Labour Party, the main opposition party, published a policy review called 'Tackling Serious Fraud and White Collar Crime.'

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Moscow steps up battle against Browder

The Anti-Terrorist Department (Department 'T') of the Russian Interior Ministry is trying to arrest the American-born head of Hermitage Capital, William Browder, who has conducted a successful global campaign to sanction those involved with the jailing and death of his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky.

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Browder pushes Europe for wider Magnitsky sanctions

Image courtesy of WikipediaWilliam Browder, left, the American-born head of London-based Hermitage Capital Management, told Dutch lawmakers last week about developments in the Magnitsky case and the breakdown of the rule of law in Russia, according to a statement issued by Hermitage.

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Wal-Mart in India is déjà vu for the FCPA 

The expansion of the Wal-Mart investigation into India proves that history is indeed circular. These developments seem to be the early 1970s all over again, and that can't be good for Wal-Mart.

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McGovern's run for the White House led to the FCPA

George McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012)As a candidate, he was authentic and stood for decency and accountability, qualities Nixon never understood.

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Humble American Pie

Following the human stories of FCPA enforcement can be humbling for otherwise proud Americans.

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Dutch Won't Open Old Lockheed Wound 

The leader of the Dutch government has refused to open a new investigation into the role played by Prince Bernhard in the Lockheed scandal that broke in 1976.

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