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Breuer: DOJ May Rethink Costly FCPA Cases

May 07, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

In a little-noticed exchange at a Council on Foreign Affairs breakfast in New York Tuesday, Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer indicated the Criminal Division's Fraud Section may be focusing on newer Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases and not pursuing as many historical cases.

Is the FCPA Reducing Bribery?

May 06, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

In a cover article titled "The Bribery Racket," Forbes Magazine asks whether increased enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is having any impact on reducing bribery. UPDATED: 4:32 p.m.

Another DOJ Official Says Civil Cases May Not be Stayed

May 06, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The timing of parallel enforcement activity between the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission has become an issue in two major investigations involving hedge fund Galleon group and investment firm Goldman Sachs.

SEC FCPA Unit Probing Operations in Terror States

May 05, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The State Department currently designates Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria as state sponsors of terrorism.

Breuer: SEC Civil Actions Won't Wait for DOJ

May 04, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer's remarks came after a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York Tuesday. UPDATED: 6:17 p.m.

Breuer Stresses International Anti-Corruption Efforts

May 04, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

In a speech before the Council on Foreign Relations, Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer discussed anti-corruption efforts and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Canadian Man Pleads Not Guilty to FCPA Charges

May 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Attorneys for a Canadian man who formerly worked as an agent for chemical company Innospec Inc. indicated in court Monday that a plea agreement remains a possibility.

Avon Increases FCPA Spending by $18 Million

April 30, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Avon opened the internal probe into possible Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in June 2008, after a employee alerted executives to improper spending on travel for Chinese government officials.

Commentary: 7-Year Prison Term for Engineering Executive Illustrates New Reach of Anti-Bribery Law

April 30, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Commentary: 7-Year Prison Term for Engineering Executive Illustrates New Reach of Anti-Bribery Law

SEC Files Civil FCPA Charges Against Four

April 29, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Federal investigators alleged that four employees of tobacco company Dimon Inc. paid bribes to government officials in Thailand and Kyrgyzstan.