Topic: FCPA

Transport company’s foreign bribery DPA draws to an end

A federal judge had previously questioned the DOJ’s settlement with the company.

14 July 2021

DOJ’s FCPA unit appoints new assistant chiefs

Three prosecutors have joined the FCPA Unit’s management team.

13 July 2021

US nets guilty plea in Ecuador pension bribery scheme

The individual, a former manager at a private Ecuadorian company, admitted to taking bribes from an investment adviser accused of being at the centre of the scheme.

12 July 2021

Ex-oil contractor sentenced to a year for PDVSA bribery scheme

The DOJ had hoped the former oil contractor would be sentenced to almost four years for bribing officials at the Venezuelan state oil company.

08 July 2021

Cognizant case highlights tensions concerning overseas documents

An Indian company says two defendants charged in the US with foreign bribery can’t compel it to produce overseas documents, even though it did provide information to prosecutors handling the investigation.

07 July 2021

SEC sees fall in new FCPA cases during covid

The SEC opened the fewest number of new foreign bribery cases in 2020 for at least a decade, records show. Fewer self-reports by companies could be driving the decline.

06 July 2021

Keppel Offshore’s foreign bribery DPA ends

Keppel’s FCPA settlement ended successfully after the Singapore company met its compliance obligations.

01 July 2021

US court dismisses Brazilian whistleblower lawsuit

A US federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a Brazilian who alleged that he was retaliated against after raising concerns about potential fraud and bribery.

29 June 2021

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker settles SEC’s foreign bribery probe

A Brooklyn federal court accepted the SEC’s justification for sending the former banker's ill-gotten gains to the Treasury rather than to those potentially harmed by the conduct.

23 June 2021

Cognizant sues boutique firm over billing practices

Cognizant wants to recover at least $20 million it paid to a law firm defending its former chief legal officer in an FCPA case.

21 June 2021

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