HONG KONG— Hong Kong anti-corruption police on Thursday searched the homes of a media magnate who is an outspoken critic of Beijing and a pro-democracy legislator after receiving a complaint alleging that lawmakers had taken bribes.» Read More
NEW YORK, April 14- Two former executives of a defunct New York broker-dealer were indicted Monday as part of a widening U.S. investigation into foreign bribery involving their employer and Venezuelan state economic development banks.
*Allegations follow corruption accusations in China, Iraq. LONDON/ WARSAW, April 14- GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors to promote its lung drug Seretide, adding to problems for a company already accused of corruption in China and Iraq.
SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON April 9- Hewlett-Packard will pay $108 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to bribery charges over its role in a scheme to secure a contract with a Russian government office, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
*Poland has launched industry-wide investigation. WARSAW, April 9- Polish prosecutors alleged on Wednesday that a local executive with U.S. firm Hewlett-Packard Co. paid bribes worth over $500,000 in exchange for help winning contracts to supply computer equipment to the Polish police headquarters.
*GSK says investigating alleged "improper conduct" in Iraq. *Iraq issue follows claims of extensive corruption in China. LONDON, April 6- Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKine, already facing corruption accusations in China, is now investigating allegations of bribery in Iraq, the British company said on Sunday.
LONDON, April 4- GlaxoSmithKline, facing allegations of bribery in China, has dismissed some employees in the country over failure to comply with expenses rules, a person familiar with the situation said on Friday.
*U.S. govt suspects bribery in China, India- filings. PARIS/ WASHINGTON, March 27- Alstom shares fell sharply on investors' fears that the French engineering firm could face a heavy fine from the U.S. Justice Department as a result of a bribery investigation that has spread across Asia.
*Alstom posts steepest loss on CAC 40. PARIS, March 27- Shares in Alstom fell on Thursday on the prospect that the French engineering firm could face hefty penalties from the U.S. Justice Department in a bribery probe focused on Asia.
NEW YORK, March 14- Cisco Systems Inc is investigating potential violations of U.S. bribery laws by the company and its resellers in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, but doesn't expect financial results to be materially affected, it said in a regulatory filing.
March 11- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle charges that it paid kickbacks to a Chicago psychiatrist to induce him to prescribe an anti-schizophrenia drug to patients, resulting in more than 100,000 false Medicaid and Medicare claims.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports Alcoa will pay $384 million to settle bribery cases with the SEC & DOJ. Alcoa is charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, and Chris Horvers, JPMorgan retail-hardlines analyst, weigh in on Wal-Mart Mike Duke's successor Doug McMillon as new CEO.
Mel Goldberg, senior partner at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses FIFA's investigation on corruption and bribery claims regarding Qatar's successful bid to host the World Cup in 2022.
Authorities are investigating British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline for violations of US anti-bribery laws in China after Chinese government officials accused the company of bribing doctors.
The U.K.'s Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) has been ordered to make public a list of over 100 companies and individuals who hired corrupt private detectives. A government committee warned Soca that if it did publish the list by Monday, it would be forced to do so instead.
An internal exam of JPMorgan's hiring practices in Asia is looking at the employment of about 200 people for possible instances of illegal nepotism, a source said.
Wal-Mart's CEO Mike Duke spoke to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about the financial impact of the Mexican bribery allegations and says he "will take the appropriate actions; doing the right thing is a part of working at Wal-Mart."
Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai faces charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power in a move billed by the government as a fight against corruption, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
Federal authorities are investigating JPMorgan's hiring of children of influential Chinese officials to help the bank win lucrative business deals. CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details. And Andrew Stoltmann of Stoltmann Law Offices; and Thomas Curran, Peckar & Abramson, join to discuss the China bribery probe.