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Madoff Scandal's Unlikely Spawn: FCPA Whistleblower Bounty?

April 21, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A provision in the financial regulatory measure currently before Congress would allow the Securities and Exchange Commission to award whistleblowers up to 30 percent of a settlement for tips about securities violations -- including potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act.

SEC Investigating BHP Billiton

April 21, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The company disclosed in a statement Wednesday that the Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into potential violations of anti-corruption laws related to now-terminated minerals exploration projects.

Guest Contributor: Two-Tiered Justice?

April 21, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The issue is not whether the DOJ was too lenient in the Daimler, BAE, and Siemens case or whether the DOJ was too harsh in the Charles Jumet case.

Hewlett-Packard Probe at Play in Calif. Senate Race

April 20, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Carly Fiorina, a frontrunner for the GOP nomination, headed Hewlett Packard at the time of the alleged misdeeds and has denied any knowledge of misconduct.

As Part of BAE Settlement, U.K. Dropped Case Against Lobbyist

April 20, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

According to court documents, the Serious Fraud Office halted its prosecution of Count Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly as a condition of its settlement with weapons manufacturer BAE.

Siemens Execs Found Guilty in Corruption Case

April 20, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The corruption probe has already cost the company around €2.5 billion, including settlements with authorities in the United States and Germany.

Superseding Indictment Details FCPA Sting Defendants' Relationships

April 20, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

On Monday, Department of Justice prosecutors filed a notice in U.S. District Court proposing a plan for grouping the defendants into manageable units for trial.

Va. Judge Imposes Longest Ever FCPA Sentence

April 20, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Virginian Charles Jumet received the lengthy prison term Monday, the longest sentence ever handed down for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. UPDATED: 8:25 p.m.

Grand Jury Consolidates FCPA Sting Case

April 19, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The prosecutors in the case also filed a notice in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Monday, proposing a plan for grouping the defendants into manageable units for trial.

Podcast: Bethany Hengsbach Discusses the FCPA and China

April 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Sheppard Mullin's Bethany Hengsbach spoke with Main Justice from Shanghai about China and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.