Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Business / DT 16 / 2010

Swedish prosecutor calls for US legal scrutiny of Volvo and Scania

 
Swedish police say Scania paid USD 5 million in kickbacks to the Saddam Hussein regime. The Swedish prosecutor wants to knwo if US authorities will launch an investigation. In a parallel enquiry, Swedish police have targeted Volvo officials for similar offenses.
Read more >>
 
 

Missionpharma blacklisted by agencies in wake of investigation

 
Danish police are preparing to press charges against two individuals Missionpharma suspected of paying kickbacks for a contract awarded in 2005. CEO Kim Ginnerup professes innocence. He says sales have suffered since his company was banned from tendering for UN agencies.
Read more >>

OECD report slams Finnish anti-corruption efforts

 
Transparency International lists Finland as squeaky clean. But an OECD has slammed Finland’s anti-corruption efforts in a candid report that scrutinises the country’s efforts to combat the bribery of foreign officials
Read more >>

Slow going in Haiti for Sida-USAID guarantee scheme

 
A cooperation agreement between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and USAID has produced mixed results since it was signed earlier this year, with early successes in Bosnia-Herzegovina offset by setbacks in post-earthquake Haiti.
Read more >>