Starnes-Brenner Machine Tool Company
Similar Cases: Halliburton/Nigeria ? Halliburton’s Kellogg Brown & Root subsidiary, as well as 3 other companies are suspected of having paid a $180 million bribe to the former government of Nigeria in order to build a liquefied-natural-gas plant ? ? Valued at $4 billion to $6 billion Other companies are from France, Italy, and Japan Halliburton/Nigeria Cont. ? Vice President Dick Cheney was the former CEO of Halliburton from 1995-2000 ? Case spans 1995 through 2002 starting the year VP Cheney took over as CEO ?
The alleged bribe has been under investigation since last year by a French judge. The Judge has gone so far as to suggest that he may summon Cheney to France to be questioned about what, if anything, he knew about the payments & possibly even to face legal charges Halliburton/Nigeria Cont. Similar Cases: 2002 Olympic Bid ? Salt Lake City Organizing Committee accused of bribing the International Olympic Committee ? ? Dinners Paid tuition ? Help or Aid? ? ? The way the IOC works ? These payments are needed Swedish have different view
Real World ? ? Bribery occurs all the time ? Most goes unnoticed 3rd world countries are most taken advantage of ? Usually have easily corrupted governments ? Bribery takes different forms, why are some accepted and some not ? Political Action Committees (PAC’s) Lessons Learned ? ? ? ? Success under Frank’s vision ? The only one that works Success under Bill’s vision ? Better used elsewhere Are all ethics the same? Know how different markets react to different style selling techniques ? Know the do’s and don’ts ? Questions?