Topic: FCPA

DOJ to appeal adverse FCPA jurisdictional ruling

US prosecutors said they will ask the Fifth Circuit to review whether they have jurisdiction to prosecute a Swiss asset manager accused of participating in a foreign bribery scheme.

08 December 2021

SocGen’s FCPA case concludes

A Brooklyn federal court dismissed a foreign bribery case against Société Générale after the French bank successfully completed the terms of its three-year deferred prosecution agreement.

06 December 2021

DOJ’s corporate enforcement changes a “step backward”, says Chamber exec

“These are not reforms that encourage an atmosphere of cooperation by employers,” a senior business lobby executive said.

03 December 2021

FCPA chief: Companies shouldn't determine employee culpability in our cases

“Companies and their counsel are not in a position to assess relevance and culpability of individuals,” the DOJ official said.

01 December 2021

Former Citgo official sentenced to probation

A former official at Houston oil company Citgo avoided prison after admitting to her role in a bribery scheme.

22 November 2021

Former Baker Botts partner joins Foley Hoag

Lynn Neils said she hopes to expand Foley Hoag’s New York office, build a strong white-collar practice and bring in diverse clients.

18 November 2021

Former coal exec pleads guilty in Egyptian corruption case

Fred Cushmore, a former executive of a Pennsylvania coal company, has pleaded guilty for his role in a scheme to bribe Egyptian officials.

17 November 2021

Under DOJ monitorship, MTS discovers potential misconduct

The Russian telecoms company is investigating certain payments made in Armenia and has reported the matter to US authorities.

17 November 2021

US secures guilty plea in Uganda bribery case

Debra Parris, a former programme manager at a now-defunct adoption agency, has pleaded guilty for her role in schemes to bribe Ugandan officials and defraud the US.

17 November 2021

SEC whistleblower tips skyrocket as awards keep increasing

The past year also saw a record number of FCPA whistleblower reports to the agency.

16 November 2021

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