Bribery

Rolls-Royce Bribery Settlement – Questions Worth Asking

On the 17th January aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce announced a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), US Department of Justice (DoJ) and Brazilian authorities over past bribery and corruption in the company to win orders. The company will be paying £670 million plus interest over the next few years under Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) so as to avoid prosecution. Current CEO Warren East had this to say: "The behaviour uncovered in the course of the investigations by the Serious Fraud Office and ...