All Rolls-Royce articles

  • U.K. bribery
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    10 years of U.K. Bribery Act: Compliance enough to define law’s success?

    2021-07-14T15:15:00Z

    The U.K. Bribery Act marked its 10th anniversary this month, but views are mixed about how the legislation and its enforcement have fared in the decade since it came into force.

  • Ruling
    Article

    A critical review of the SFO’s DPA process

    2019-08-09T17:14:00Z

    Companies considering entering a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.K. Serious Fraud Office might instead want to take their chances with a trial following the outcomes of a trio of recent high-profile corruption cases.

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    SFO faces criticism for closing Rolls-Royce, GSK cases

    2019-02-22T11:30:00Z

    The U.K. Serious Fraud Office closed two long-running bribery and corruption cases against Rolls-Royce and GlaxoSmithKline—a decision that casts further doubt around the effectiveness of the SFO’s investigatory powers and makes companies question the purpose of entering a deferred prosecution agreement at all.

  • Blog post

    Rolls-Royce charges underscore trends in FCPA cases

    2017-11-08T14:30:00Z

    The Department of Justice yesterday unsealed charges against five individuals for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, underscoring two important trends in FCPA enforcement: a growing focus on individual liability, and the undeniable global nature of FCPA investigations today. The U.K. Serious Fraud Office today also issued an update ...

  • Article

    Auditors: How can they be appointed independently?

    2017-05-15T15:30:00Z

    A series of severe fines and reprimands involving auditor misconduct raises a thorny question: Could, or should, organizations have independently appointed auditors?

  • Blog post

    U.K. probes KPMG for Rolls-Royce audits

    2017-05-08T14:15:00Z

    The United Kingdom’s independent accounting regulator said it has commenced an investigation into the conduct of KPMG for audits it performed on Rolls-Royce.

  • Blog post

    Will KPMG pay for Rolls-Royce’s corruption?

    2017-05-07T17:15:00Z

    More negative publicity for KPMG, as the Wells Fargo auditor now faces additional scrutiny in light of the Rolls-Royce scandal—will the Big Four firm be made accountable?

  • Blog post

    Anything of value really means anything

    2017-01-24T15:00:00Z

    Tom Fox explores recent cases that fall under the FCPA “anything of value” standard, including JPMorgan Chase, Rolls-Royce, VimpelCom, and Qualcomm.

  • Blog post

    Rolls-Royce responds to $800M global resolution in FCPA case

    2017-01-18T10:15:00Z

    British engineering company Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay the United States nearly $170 million as part of an $800 million global resolution with U.S., U.K., and Brazilian authorities into a long-running bribery scheme. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.