Case 1:08-cr-00369-RJL Document 9 Filed 12/15/2008 Page 2 of 10
Pursuant to Fed.
Siemens Bangladesh agreesto waive its right to grand
indictment and its right to challenge venue
the District Courtfor the District
Columbia and to plead guilty to a one-count information charging it withconspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices
1977 ("FCP A"), as amended,
et seq., all
Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.
isunderstood that the guilty plea will
a factual admission
guilt to the offensecharged and will
accordance with Rule
the Federal Rules
CriminalProcedure. An authorized representative
Siemens Bangladesh will admit that SiemensBangladesh is in fact guilty.
corporate resolution dated
defendant has authorized this plea and has empowered the
Counsel Project OfficeCompliance Investigation and/or outside counsel, Davis Polk
Wardwell, to act on its
plea. Siemens Bangladesh agrees that it has the full legal right, power andauthority to enter into and perform all
its obligations under this agreement and it agrees toabide
all terms and obligations
this agreement as described herein.
the Offense" is a fair and accurate description
the facts the Department believes it canprove through admissible evidence regarding a relevant portion
defendant's actions andinvolvement in the offense. Siemens Bangladesh admits and accepts responsibility for theconduct described
the Offense. Prior to the Rule
plea hearing, defendant,through counsel, will adopt and sign the Statement
the Offense as a written proffer
the United States.
Potential penalties, assessments,
The statutory maximumsentence that the Court can impose on an organization for a violation
Title 18, United StatesCode, Section
is a fine not exceeding $500,000 (18 U.S.C. §3571(c)(3)) or twice the