Ofwat has announced that Southern Water has agreed to pay a £126 million penalty following serious failures in the operation of its sewage treatment sites and for deliberately misreporting its performance.
The UK Information Commissioner\'s Office said it has fined telecoms company EE Ltd, a part of FTSE 100-listed BT Group PLC, for sending over 2.5 million direct marketing messages to its customers without consent.
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Walmart with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by failing to operate a sufficient anti-corruption compliance program for more than a decade as the retailer experienced rapid international growth.
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged KPMG LLP with altering past audit work after receiving stolen information about inspections of the firm that would be conducted by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
The Department of Justice announced that it has reached settlements with CBS Corporation, Cox Enterprises, The E.W. Scripps Company, Fox Corporation, and TEGNA to resolve a Department lawsuit brought as part of its ongoing investigation into exchanges of competitively sensitive information in the broadcast television industry.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC (ICBCFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, will pay more than $42 million to settle charges for improper handling of “pre-released” American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).