US Investigating Raytheon for bribery of Qatar Royal Family Member

Qatar Bribery: Last year, while reporting that U.S. authorities were investigating Raytheon Technologies Corp. for improper payments in the Middle East, I posited a hypothesis that the investigations were related to a California Court case stemming from a soured consultancy agreement with the State of Qatar (Tarek Fouad v. the State of Qatar). My hypothesis…

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France: SYSTRA to pay $8.9M fine for corruption of public officials in Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan

July 12, 2021 – SYSTRA SA, a France headquartered engineering group specialized in the mobility sector, agreed to pay a €7,496,000 fine (approx. $8.9M) for corruption of foreign public officials. The company, a subsidiary of state-owned French public transport operator RATP and railway company SNCF, entered into a Convention judiciaire d’intérêt public (CJIP) with the…

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