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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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 violations occurred in three countries . Our first FCPA case of…

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