Topic: FCPA

The FCPA cases awaiting trial and the issues to watch

Holland & Knight’s Eddie Jauregui, Wifredo Ferrer and Sam Stone examine some of the FCPA cases currently scheduled for trial and how they could affect the meaning of instrumentality and the jurisdictional reach of the statute.

04 February 2021

Former JPMorgan Asia exec acquitted in princelings case

Catherine Leung has been found not guilty of bribery charges linked to allegations that she hired the son of a logistics company executive in the hope that he would influence the company to give JPMorgan a role in its IPO.

01 February 2021

Ex-PDVSA official pleads guilty in Sargeant Marine case

A former PDVSA official has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge in connection with a US investigation into corruption at three of Latin America’s biggest state-owned oil companies.

27 January 2021

FCPA felon locked in fee dispute with defence lawyer

A Macao businessman convicted of foreign bribery in 2017 has declined to pay almost $2 million in legal fees to one of his former defence lawyers.

25 January 2021

Former House investigator, Manhattan prosecutor joins boutique

Daniel Noble, a former Manhattan prosecutor and House investigator who worked on the first impeachment of President Trump, has joined a Connecticut boutique firm.

19 January 2021

DOJ denies breaking agreement with former Goldman Sachs banker

Prosecutors pushed back against claims that they broke an extradition agreement with a Goldman Sachs banker charged with participating in the 1MDB scandal.

14 January 2021

Veon’s deputy general counsel joins DLA Piper

Matthew Matule, who oversaw Veon’s internal investigation into FCPA violations, has joined DLA Piper as a partner in the firm’s litigation and regulatory practice in Boston.

12 January 2021

Baptiste defends ineffective counsel ruling

Former US army colonel Joseph Baptiste fought back against the DOJ’s attempt to overturn a Boston federal court’s decision that quashed his foreign bribery conviction.

11 January 2021

Deutsche Bank to pay $130 million to settle DOJ, SEC investigations

German lender Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay over $130 million to resolve foreign bribery and spoofing charges.

08 January 2021

Second Circuit sides with DOJ in foreign bribery appeal

A Hong Kong businessman argued that his FCPA conviction was based partly on contradictory charges, and should therefore be quashed. The Second Circuit disagreed in a December ruling.

04 January 2021

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