20 March 2017
In the latest news, a congressman says individuals and companies should be able to bring actions under the FCPA, and a New York bank files a securities lawsuit against a Brazilian conglomerate over corruption related to Operation Car Wash.
30 November 2015
It was also the first prosecution under section 7 of the UK Bribery Act of 2010. Standard Bank was found to have failed to implement adequate procedures to prevent bribery in Tanzania. UPDATED with parallel SEC settlement.
22 October 2015
Jason Varnado was part of the Justice Department's attempted prosecution of John O’Shea, a former vice-president at Texas-based ABB Network Management, who stood accused of bribing officials at a Mexican electricity utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad.
18 August 2015
Wal-Mart announced in October 2013 that it was terminating its relationship with a local partner, India-based Bharti Enterprises, amid the corruption investigation.
27 April 2015
Federal law enforcement seems to be trying to communicate the benefits that companies can reap if they cooperate with the government in FCPA investigations, providing enforcers with requested information and when possible, turning over evidence on employees responsible for misconduct.
09 April 2015
Defense counsel Bill Burck of Quinn Emanuel and prosecutor Patrick Stokes sparred at a hearing this week over whether the defense was attempting to lay a trap for the government in seeking testimony from a jailed former official of Colombia's state-owned oil company.
19 March 2015
Criminal Division Fraud Section organizational charts analyzed by Just Anti-Corruption from 2005 to the present show starkly divergent career paths for former FCPA unit prosecutors before and after Mark Mendelsohn jumped to Paul Weiss in 2010. While not a surprise, what's striking is how completely the numbers have flipped.
05 March 2015
Stokes, a Deputy Chief inside the Justice Department Criminal Division Fraud Section, gave his insights into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement and revealed more details of the FBI's new anti-corruption squad.
24 February 2015
For its voluntary self-disclosure and prompt remediation, U.S. authorities have rewarded Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. with a prosecution declination and a relatively lenient civil resolution of allegations involving bribes paid in Angola and Kenya.
08 November 2013
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson's swift and unconditional approval stands in contrast to the harder line her colleague Judge Richard Leon has taken in civil FCPA settlements.
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