Rolls-Royce

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    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.

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    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 ...

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    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?

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    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.

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    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?

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    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.

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    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.