The SFO has charged three former Innospec Ltd. executives this week, a flurry that may stem from developments in a related FCPA case in the United States.
A former executive of Innospec Inc. was charged Tuesday by the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office as part of a collaborative investigation between the Justice Department and the SFO.
Have you got an “agile intellect with proven ability to inspire?” The U.K. government job listing confirms the departure of current SFO Director Richard Alderman.
U.S. prosecutors reportedly have obtained bank records and witness testimony regarding large unexplained transactions by Dahdaleh through offshore bank accounts. Such payments could violate the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The World Bank enforced 32 debarments in the last fiscal year and jointly debarred 37 entities with other multilateral development banks.
“I have never seen a more unnecessarily complicated issue,” U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle said at a status conference held Wednesday to discuss various sentencing matters related to the former agent for the chemical manufacturer.
A prediction that big drug companies will encounter more problems with the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Apple’s ethics code may be even clearer than the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office is “actively looking” to go after foreign companies that use corruption to shut out ethical British competitors.
The U.K. plans to make some of its $13.2 billion annual aid budget conditional on countries detailing how they spend international funding, according to an announcement linked to Tuesday’s launch of the Open Government Partnership.
At the kickoff of the Open Government Partnership Tuesday, the Obama Administration advocated the U.S. implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and greater disclosure of federal agencies’ regulatory activities.
The Open Society Institute held a legislative briefing on Capitol Hill and released a report attacking the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s efforts to amend the FCPA.
The new decision comes after months of wrangling with British officials over just how to spend the money.
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