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Tag Archives: bribes

Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Compliance, Election and Political Law, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends

Weatherford’s “loose controls and anaemic compliance” leads to $253 million bribery and sanctions penalties

This is a salutary tale for any companies, wherever they are situated in the world, which still think that their illegal activities will never be discovered. Usually it is only a question of time, and the penalties can be huge, as well as the impact on the business in sorting it all out.… Continue Reading
Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Compliance, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends, Financial Institution Regulation, Fraud, Deception and False Claims

BP receives whistleblower letter alleging corruption in its tanker division

The SFO has repeatedly said that it has been looking for a large, high profile international company to pursue in order to send a message around the world that it is serious about its enforcement under the Bribery Act. Could this be one of those cases?… Continue Reading

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