Topic: FCPA

First Circuit hears arguments on FCPA retrial ruling

While the DOJ said a federal judge unfairly overturned a verdict in a Haitian bribery case, the defence said the trial was completely skewed when a lawyer “all but gave up”.

07 April 2021

OSI fails to shake investor lawsuit following corruption allegations

A federal judge said it “defies common sense” that investors wouldn’t need to know that half of OSI’s Albanian subsidiary was sold to a dentist for under $5.

02 April 2021

Odebrecht penalised for destroying access to evidence

In a securities fraud lawsuit, a magistrate judge imposed sanctions on Odebrecht for destroying access to evidence that detailed a bribery scheme.

31 March 2021

Former Braskem CEO set for plea hearing in corruption case

The development signals a likely resolution to the DOJ’s foreign bribery case against José Carlos Grubisich.

31 March 2021

Panasonic’s FCPA monitorship ends

There are now just four active Foreign Corrupt Practices Act monitorships overseen by the DOJ.

24 March 2021

Toyota under investigation for potential bribery in Thailand

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota said in a securities filing that it is under investigation for possible anti-bribery violations tied to a subsidiary in Thailand.

18 March 2021

Former Och-Ziff CFO finally resolves SEC foreign bribery case

Joel Frank will pay $35,000 to resolve allegations that he failed to keep accurate books and records for the hedge fund.

17 March 2021

Norton Rose nets former JPMorgan investigations counsel

Celia Cohen, who led internal investigations at JPMorgan Chase, has joined Norton Rose Fulbright as a partner in New York.

10 March 2021

FCPA enforcement officials share top priorities for 2021

Officials from the US Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission said that coordinated resolutions with foreign agencies and individual prosecutions are some of the top priorities US enforcers will focus on in 2021.

09 March 2021

FCPA Docket: UN bribery defendant sentenced

In today’s news roundup, the US sentences a former non-profit employee for their role in a UN bribery scheme, the DOJ investigates a cash security firm’s anti-money-laundering compliance and Novartis’s general counsel leaves.

05 March 2021

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