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SEC charges Kraft Heinz, two former executives for engaging in years long accounting scheme

September 4, 2021
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged The Kraft Heinz Company with engaging in a long-running expense management scheme that resulted in the restatement of several years of financial reporting.

WhatsApp to pay €225 million in GDPR case

September 3, 2021
The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has announced a conclusion to a GDPR investigation it conducted into WhatsApp Ireland.

Russian watchdog fines $17.5 mln for abuse of market power

August 31, 2021
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has fined B.V. managing aggregator (The Netherlands) 1.3 billion rubles ($17.5 million) for abusing market dominance, according to the body’s statement.

Mr. David’s flooring company pleads guilty to antitrust and money laundering charges

August 31, 2021
Mr. David’s Flooring International LLC, a Chicago-based commercial flooring contractor, pleaded guilty after being charged for its role in a long-running conspiracy to rig bids and fix prices for commercial flooring products and services, and for its role in a money laundering conspiracy involving kickbacks.

Security Service exposes scheme on purchase of low-quality parts for Ukrainian Railways

August 30, 2021
The Security Service of Ukraine exposed the scheme of purchasing low-quality spare parts for Ukrzaliznytsia, which were sold under the guise of innovative products at inflated prices and produced in the temporarily occupied territories of Luhansk region, the press service of the Security Service of Ukraine states.

Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp fined about $500k for failure to localize Russian users' data

August 27, 2021
A magistrate court in Moscow on Thursday fined social networks Facebook and Twitter as well as WhatsApp messengers 36 million rubles (around $500,000) in total for breaching law requirements concerning localization of personal data of Russian users in the Russian Federation, RAPSI was told in the Tagansky District Court.

India imposes 26.9-mln-USD penalty on Maruti Suzuki over dealer discount policy

August 24, 2021
India\'s competition regulator imposed a penalty of 200 crore rupees (26.9 million U.S. dollars) on Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), the country\'s biggest carmaker for anti-competitive practices related to how it forced dealers to discount cars, officials said Tuesday.

Germany imposes 2 million euros fine on Fond Of GmbH

August 23, 2021
The Bundeskartellamt has imposed a fine totalling around 2 million euros on Fond Of GmbH, a company based in Cologne, on account of vertical price fixing.

CFTC orders Tyson Foods to pay $1.5 million for position limit, reporting, and recordkeeping violations

August 17, 2021
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed and settled charges against Tyson Foods, Inc., for exceeding the CFTC’s position limits for soybean meal futures contracts traded on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and for failing to comply with reporting and recordkeeping obligations regarding its cash positions in grains.

SEC charges Pearson for misleading investors about cyber breach

August 17, 2021
Pearson plc agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that it misled investors about a 2018 cyber intrusion involving the theft of millions of student records, including dates of births and email addresses, and had inadequate disclosure controls and procedures.

Shell agrees EUR95 million payment over 1970 Nigeria spills

August 12, 2021
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay around EUR95 million to communities in southern Nigeria over crude spills in 1970, the company and the community\'s lawyer said on Wednesday.

Summit Midstream Partners to pay $35 million for largest inland spill of oil drilling water

August 9, 2021
The Department of Justice filed criminal charges under the Clean Water Act against Summit Midstream Partners, a North Dakota pipeline company that discharged 29 million gallons of produced water from its pipeline near Williston, North Dakota, over the course of nearly five months in 2014-2015.
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