The Council on Ethics recommended to exclude the German company Siemens AG  due to severe and systematic 2007. Please find the recommendation here.

The Ministry of Finance decided to place the company under observation.

This recommendation was followed by a letter the 3rd of September 2008. Please find the letter here.

In June 2012, the Council on Ethics recommended to the Ministry of Finance that Siemens be removed from the observation list.
Please find the letter here.