Finmeccanica Spa

  • Bribes necessary part of business, says Berlusconi February 15, 2013

    London: Defending Finmeccanica SpA's jailed ex-chief executive officer Giuseppe Orsi, Italy's three-time former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi today said bribes are a necessary part of doing business globally. "Bribes are a phenomenon that exists and it's useless to deny the existence of these necessary situations," Berlusconi said in a televised interview. ...
  • Bribes a part of doing business globally: Berlusconi February 14, 2013

    London: Defending Finmeccanica SpA's jailed ex-chief executive officer Giuseppe Orsi, Italy's three-time former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday said bribes are a necessary part of doing business globally. "Bribes are a phenomenon that exists and it's useless to deny the existence of these necessary situations," Berlusconi said in a...
  • Finmeccanica's head arrested following corruption probe February 12, 2013

    Milan: Italian police arrested the head of Italian state-controlled defence group Finmeccanica SpA on February 12 in a corruption probe centred on the sale of helicopters to the Indian government, a judicial source said. Finmeccanica Chief Executive and Chairman Giuseppe Orsi was arrested for alleged bribes paid to secure the...