Compendium Update: 29 May – 4 June

Compendium Update: 29 May – 4 June

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June 06, 2017

The TRACE Compendium is a fully searchable database of international anti-bribery enforcement, providing comprehensive and detail-rich summaries of investigations and enforcement actions.
 
During the week of 29 May to 4 June there was a new enforcement action, along with other updates:

  • John Wood Group Plc has begun an internal investigation into its dealings with Unaoil, specifically payments made by a joint venture to Unaoil. John wood Group Plc agreed to acquire Amec Foster Wheeler in March 2017.
  • Samuel Mebiame, who allegedly bribed several African officials on behalf of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the FCPA in December 2016. On 31 May 2017 Mebiame was sentenced to two years in prison.
  • German authorities ordered Atlas Elektronik GmbH to pay EUR 48 million that the company had earned from contracts with the Greek and Peruvian militaries. Atlas Elektronik GmbH allegedly had paid bribes to intermediaries in Greece and Peru in connection with the contracts.
  • Nazir Karigar, the first person sentenced to prison under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, argued at a hearing on 29 May 2017 that his conviction should be reversed. 

Visit the TRACE Compendium to view the complete entries, along with other updates from this month. 

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