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Weissmann: Fraud Section will work to ‘fast-track’ self-reported FCPA cases

Weissmann: Fraud Section will work to ‘fast-track’ self-reported FCPA cases

The Department of Justice will use newly hired prosecutors to expedite cases of self-reported foreign bribery, the Criminal Division’s Andrew Weissmann said in an interview in advance of his appearance on Tuesday, 9 February at GIR Live DC.

SciClone Pharmaceuticals pays $12 million to settle five-year FCPA probe

SciClone Pharmaceuticals pays $12 million to settle five-year FCPA probe

The SEC on 4 February announced a $12 million administrative settlement with California-based SciClone Pharmaceuticals over allegations the company’s subsidiaries paid bribes to state-employed health care professionals in China.

  • The FCPA Docket

    The FCPA Docket

    Our latest round-up of FCPA news, court-filings and documents brings you a DOJ declination, a DPA dismissal, and requests for letters rogatory in the Petrobras class action.

  • The FCPA Docket

    A round-up of the latest FCPA news, court-filings and documents, including Weatherford International’s DPA and more.

  • SAP settles Panamanian FCPA case

    Software manufacturer SAP SE has agreed to a $3.7 million disgorgement to settle a Securities and Exchange Commission foreign bribery investigation that has implicated the country's former president.

  • Schiff Hardin white-collar practice gutted by multiple departures

    The co-chairs of Schiff Hardin’s white-collar and government investigations practice, Ronald Safer and Patricia Brown Holmes, are among a string of partners leaving the firm to form a boutique.

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Garcia judge casts cold eye at FCPA, but embraces white-collar deterrence

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer of the Northern District of California is, in his own words, “not a great fan” of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Rudy Giuliani says FCPA enforcement too focused on 'technicalities'

In an interview with GIR Just Anti-Corruption, the former New York City mayor said corporate America had gotten the message with respect to bribing foreign officials and should be treated fairly when they discover potential misconduct.

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