Topic: FCPA

Former Salvadorean football official sentenced to 16 months in prison

The former president of El Salvador’s football federation will also pay $360,000 for his role in an international corruption scheme that the US has been pursuing for years.

29 September 2022

Oracle reaches second FCPA settlement with SEC

The SEC accused the multinational technology company of using slush funds to bribe officials in India, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

27 September 2022

Glencore sentenced to pay $485 million in DOJ market manipulation case

A Connecticut  federal judge imposed terms set forth in a May 2022 plea agreement resolving DOJ allegations that the commodities trader manipulated oil prices.

23 September 2022

Counsel Watch: former US attorney general tapped for cross-border GOL settlement

In the latest counsel watch, GIR looks at the teams acting for Brazilian airline GOL, telecommunications company Ericsson, banks Barclays and Morgan Stanley, and engineering company Jacobs Group in recent white-collar cases.

20 September 2022

Lisa Monaco announces DOJ self-reporting shake-up

The Deputy Attorney General laid out changes to DOJ policies on voluntary self-disclosure, corporate recidivism, compliance monitors and corporate culture.

16 September 2022

Brazilian airline settles bribery probe with SEC, DOJ, local authorities

Carrier GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes is set to pay over $41 million to resolve allegations brought by US authorities and the Brazilian Comptroller General of the Union and Attorney General’s Office in a coordinated settlement.

16 September 2022

Two former NGO heads plead not guilty in Marshall Islands bribery case

Two former heads of a UN-affiliated NGO based in New York were extradited to the US to face bribery and money-laundering charges.

06 September 2022

Olympus gets Mexican healthcare agency’s bribery-related suit thrown out

A Florida federal judge ruled that the Instituto Del Seguro Social sued the medical equipment distributor roughly eight months late.

02 September 2022

FCPA Docket: Ex-Credit Suisse exec hit with $200,000 forfeiture order

A former Credit Suisse executive was hit with a forfeiture order; a medical device company said a whistleblower reported possible FCPA violations in Vietnam and a top employee at a crypto exchange pleaded guilty to wilfully failing to establish a proper anti-money laundering programme.

11 August 2022

Ericsson sued by US military members for financing al-Qaeda, Islamic State

After recently announcing an SEC investigation related to the company’s conduct in the Middle East, the telecommunications company faces a private suit from US military members accusing it of making “protection payments” to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.

08 August 2022

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