Lawrence Hoskins is one of four ex-Alstom executives who have been charged with foreign bribery charges related to Indonesian power projects.
The tipsters are the seventh and eighth whistleblowers to receive awards.
The SEC’s foreign bribery allegations against a current and former executive of the oil drilling company are slated to go to trial July 9 in Houston.
Zhenli Ye Gon, implicated in the laundering of some $47 million in suspected meth trafficking profits through Las Vegas Sands casinos, is challenging his requested extradition to Mexico.
An increasing number of federal judges have now ruled in support of the SEC’s whistleblower rule.
Deposition testimony will be put under seal, but it must be given by July and in the United States, U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan ruled Thursday, handing a victory to the SEC in its foreign bribery case.
Stephanie Avakian previously worked for the SEC from 1995 to 1999.
The instrumentality ruling has given the Justice Department a stronger position in making its foreign anti-bribery cases.
The Securities and Exchange Commission quietly added to its calendar plans to rewrite a rule governing how oil, gas and mining companies will disclose the payments they make to foreign governments.
A notice posted on the SEC’s “Agency Rule List” for Spring 2014 at RegInfo.gov said the SEC intends to propose a rule by March 2015 [...]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, drew fresh criticism from shareholder-advisory firms over topics ranging from executive compensation to its handling of a foreign-bribery scandal.
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co. have both chided Wal-Mart in reports released over the past week, saying there are unanswered questions about probes into possible violations [...]
The British company, which is already facing allegations of bribery in several countries, said it would “co-operate fully” with the SFO.
Guinea stripped Beny Steinmetz Group Resources of a iron ore mining concession after an investigation found evidence of bribery.
The Bahrain-owned aluminum manufacturer opposes the judge’s order for arbitration in London, where it won’t have the possibility of treble damages.
The former Magyar Telekom executives have refused to testify until they are no longer at risk of criminal prosecution.
Foreign bribery charges were unsealed against Joseph Sigelman in January.
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