Category: Bribery

FRANCE: Bolloré Group fined €12m for corruption in Africa

French industrial group Bollore on Friday entered into a settlement with the French authorities over a decade-old corruption case in Togo. The holding company admitted to resorting to corruption and breach of trust in order to win the management of the port of Lomé,… Continue Reading “FRANCE: Bolloré Group fined €12m for corruption in Africa”

Samsung Heavy Industries to pay $149M to settle corruption probe in Brazil

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) agreed on Monday to pay $149M in a leniency agreement with Brazilian authorities to resolve investigations into acts of corruption and money laundering. 15 months earlier, the shipbuilder resolved similar allegations with U.S. Authorities. Members-only content. While… Continue Reading “Samsung Heavy Industries to pay $149M to settle corruption probe in Brazil”

Former Geneva Minister found guilty of accepting undue advantage from Abu Dhabi

So the verdict is in: being invited by a Sheikh to watch the F1 race will land you in hot waters in Switzerland. A former Geneva minister has been found guilty of accepting an undue benefit linked to his luxury trip to Abu Dhabi.… Continue Reading “Former Geneva Minister found guilty of accepting undue advantage from Abu Dhabi”

Saudi Arabia: Financial Rewards and Confidentiality for Anti-Corruption whistleblowers

Whistleblowers reporting cases of corruption in Saudi Arabia will be able to benefit from financial and in-kind rewards. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your registration is required in order to read all of the content. To continue reading, please… Continue Reading “Saudi Arabia: Financial Rewards and Confidentiality for Anti-Corruption whistleblowers”

Deutsche Bank fined over $130M to Resolve Bribery and Fraud Violations

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay US authorities nearly $130M and entered into a DPA to resolve allegations that it breached bribery and fraud laws. A network of consultants in the UAE and Saudi Arabia were used to funnel bribes to clients. Commodities trading… Continue Reading “Deutsche Bank fined over $130M to Resolve Bribery and Fraud Violations”

Lie detectors used to fight Corruption at Auchan Russia

The French multinational retail group confirmed the use of the lie detector devices at its Russian subsidiary, after it was shaken by a corruption scandal earlier this year. The anti-corruption lawyer in charge of investigating the matter was dismissed from the company after being brutally… Continue Reading “Lie detectors used to fight Corruption at Auchan Russia”