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Entries in Telia (9)

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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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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Friday
Sep212018

Is compliance failing?

During most interviews, I'm asked this question or something like it: More companies than ever have compliance programs. Yet huge scandals keep making headlines. What gives?

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Tuesday
Jul102018

How do kleptocrats spend the money?

Last week police in Malaysia arrested former prime minister Najib Razak after seizing $273 million of loot from his houses and condos.

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Friday
Jun082018

Hating on the FCPA won't make it go away

The lawyer from Europe was quick to tell us what she thinks of the FCPA. "It's really just a weapon against non-U.S. companies," she said. "Very bad."

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Monday
Feb052018

Michaela Ahlberg on Telia: Fighting corruption from the inside

Former Telia Compliance Chief Michaela AhlbergMichaela Ahlberg created a compliance program from scratch when she was hired in 2013 by Swedish telecommunications firm Telia following allegations of corruption in its foreign business dealings.

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Tuesday
Dec122017

Michaela Ahlberg: How we learned about culture change at Telia

I worked during four years in Telia Company as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, leading the Ethics and Compliance (E&C) work up to the DPA in September 2017.

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Thursday
Dec072017

David Stuart at Cravath talks about Telia and FCPA enforcement today

Cravath partner David M. Stuart I recently spoke with David M. Stuart, one of the attorneys who represented Telia Company AB, a Sweden-based telecommunications provider that settled violations in September for a grand total of $965 million in financial sanctions.

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