*Profit of $1.14 per share versus Wall Street view $1.15. May 16- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday that this quarter would be challenging and gave a forecast that suggests profit will again miss Wall Street expectations, due in part to costs from its foreign bribery probe.» Read More
WASHINGTON, April 22- Clothing retailer Ralph Lauren Corp will pay more than $1.6 million to settle a criminal and civil investigation of allegations that one of its subsidiaries bribed government officials in Argentina.
WASHINGTON, April 16- Two executives of the U.S. arm of French power and transport engineering company Alstom were charged for their roles in an alleged scheme to pay bribes in Indonesia, U.S. authorities said on Tuesday.
TOKYO, April 10- Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada and his companies are being investigated in the United States for potential violations of anti-bribery laws in relation to a $2 billion casino project in the Philippines, according to a court filing.
April 5- Two officers of a Lufthansa subsidiary were indicted in Oklahoma on charges of bribing foreign officials to secure aircraft maintenance contracts, while two others pleaded guilty to related criminal charges, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
*Neither Justice Dept nor SEC confirms inquiry under way. SEATTLE, March 19- Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that allegations of potential bribery by employees in China, Romania and Italy should be reviewed by U.S. agencies and its own compliance unit, but declined to address the specifics of any cases.
SEATTLE, March 19- Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it takes seriously any allegations of misconduct, after a report that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating potential bribery by Microsoft employees in China, Romania and Italy.
SEATTLE, March 19- Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it takes seriously any allegations of misconduct, after a report that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating potential bribery by its employees in China, Romania and Italy.
March 17- Dow Jones& Co said it found no sign of impropriety at its China operations, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a whistleblower had accused Journal employees of bribing Chinese officials for information.
NEW DELHI, March 13- Indian police investigating the AgustaWestland bribery case raided homes and business premises in the New Delhi area and city of Chandigarh on Wednesday after formally launching a probe into the helicopter firm and a former air force chief.
Las Vegas Sands said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.
March 2- Las Vegas Sands Corp said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation on suspicion of bribing a senator to change sides in parliament, deepening the legal troubles of one of the key players in the country's post-election deadlock.
TORONTO, Feb 22- SNC Lavalin Group Inc, the Canadian construction and engineering company mired in a widening bribery scandal, has hired a former Siemens AG compliance officer to help guide it on issues of corporate ethics, SNC said on Friday.
Italian defence group Finmeccanica has delayed publication of its 2012 results after a bribery probe connected with the sale of 12 helicopters to Indian authorities, it said on Thursday.
OTTAWA, Feb 21- Swiss investigators probing whether SNC Lavalin Inc paid bribes in Libya are now looking at the Canadian engineering and construction company's dealings in Algeria, a newspaper said on Thursday.
Feb 19- A U.S. federal judge dismissed a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit on Tuesday against a former Siemens AG executive who was accused of paying millions of dollars in bribes in Argentina.
*Finmeccanica says never broke Indian law. MILAN, Feb 19- Italian defence company Finmeccanica, at the centre of a probe into alleged bribery to win an Indian helicopter tender, said on Tuesday it was ready to cooperate with Indian authorities to clarify the matter.
SIENA, Italy/ MILAN, Feb 14- Italian police arrested on Thursday the former head of Monte dei Paschi's finance department, who is at the centre of an inquiry into alleged fraud and bribery at Italy's third largest bank.
*Finmeccanica could be blacklisted in India- minister. NEW DELHI, Feb 13- India will cancel a $750 million deal to buy helicopters from Finmeccanica SpA and blacklist the Italian defence group if bribery allegations are proven, India's defence minister said, as political opponents tried to capitalise on the scandal.
*Finmeccanica could be blacklisted in India- minister. NEW DELHI, Feb 13- India put on hold a $750 million deal to buy helicopters from Finmeccanica SpA after the arrest of the head of the Italian defence group, as political opponents tried to capitalise on the latest scandal to hit the government before elections next year.