Topic: FCPA

FCPA Unit chief set for move to Big Law

Chris Cestaro has left the DOJ to join WilmerHale.

29 April 2021

Former Barbados minister sentenced to two years for insurance bribery scheme

His defence lawyer wants to appeal against the decision, and questions the DOJ's pursuit of the case.

27 April 2021

As Biden settles in, lawyers expect uptick in anti-corruption enforcement

New leadership, a backlog of cases and a renewed emphasis on combating corruption have given corporate defence lawyers cause for optimism.

26 April 2021

Ex-Cognizant general counsel received bonus for FCPA work

Cognizant gave its former general counsel $1 million in stock for successfully resolving an FCPA investigation.

22 April 2021

Philip Urofsky

Featured in Meet the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit prosecutors

22 April 2021

Greek company discloses FCPA probe

Tsakos Energy Navigation says it is investigating possible foreign bribery violations.

20 April 2021

PetroEcuador is again denied restitution

A Brooklyn federal judge rejected the state oil company’s request for compensation at the sentencing of a contractor who paid millions in bribes to PetroEcuador officials.

19 April 2021

DOJ sees decrease in corporate enforcement policy declinations

The number of companies receiving a declination under the Justice Department’s corporate enforcement policy appears to have hit a lull. The DOJ says, however, that the numbers reflect “the natural ebb and flow” of its cases.

15 April 2021

Former Braskem CEO pleads guilty in Brazilian corruption case

His lawyers had previously argued that the conduct was time-barred and lacked any meaningful connection to the US.

15 April 2021

Imposing a monitor is “very fact-dependent”, says SEC official

A senior SEC enforcement official said it’s often a challenge for government lawyers to determine whether to impose a compliance monitor on a company.

14 April 2021

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