Category Archives: bribes

Daimler Did Not Pay Bribes in Russia – MVD Source

So MVD finished its thorough investigation of the corruption allegations against Daimler.  Recall, this April Daimler settled violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The … Continue reading

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Developing Kremlin Corruption Scandal – Olympics of Bribery

I have been sitting on this story for a while, waiting to see if anything actually happens and now it appears that it will amount to something – so here goes.  A few months ago, Russian construction entrepreneur and minigarch … Continue reading

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Growing IKEA Russia Corruption Scandal – Two Execs Fired

Update: Check out the Russian-language coverage here: Kommersant; Свободная Пресса; Независимая Газета; Право.ру; Слон.ру; and a lively discussion over at Ведомости.  Last Friday, Swedish furniture-giant IKEA announced that it fired two top managers at its Russia subsidiary ZAO “IKEA MOS” … Continue reading

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