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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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Russian Authorities Looking into both Daimler and Volkswagen

According to RBC Daily, the Russian Investigative Committee (under the Prosecutor General office) is examining whether criminal charges should be brought against government officials who allegedly received kickbacks with respect to public purchases of Mercedes Benz vehicles.  The Daimler story … Continue reading

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This is How We Roll: Russians Learn How to Pronounce FCPA

What a difference a month makes. Back in April, the only Western company generating corruption-related headlines was IKEA, which I dutifully summarized here and here. One of the reasons why IKEA garnered so much attention was that up until that … Continue reading

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