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ABB bribery case shows benefits of voluntary self-disclosure, US Justice Department official says

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 06 Dec 2022 22:05
  • 06 Dec 2022 22:05
The recent bribery settlement with ABB Ltd. is an example of the benefits companies can gain from voluntarily self-disclosing wrongdoing, a top US Justice Department official said today.
ABB reached a deferred-prosecution agreement and two subsidiaries pleaded guilty last Friday as part of a global anti-corruption settlement over bribery to

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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