Topic: FCPA

FCPA Docket: Swiss asset manager moves to nix DOJ case

In today’s news round-up, a Swiss asset manager challenges the DOJ’s corruption case against him and two FCPA whistleblower lawyers net another award for a client.

12 August 2021

FCPA and national security cases set for greater overlap

The Biden administration’s messaging could breed further cross-pollination between corruption and national security matters.

11 August 2021

DOJ appoints permanent FCPA Unit chief

The DOJ has made David Last the permanent head of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit.

11 August 2021

Direct selling company reports FCPA probe after merger

A beverage and direct selling company reported possible FCPA violations to US authorities after an investigation was carried out at a business it merged with.

10 August 2021

First Circuit says Haiti bribery defendants entitled to new trial

The DOJ has failed to kill a judge’s ruling that two businessmen previously convicted of foreign bribery must be retried because of an ineffective defence lawyer.

10 August 2021

Waste disposal company discusses possible US settlement

Stericycle says it has entered talks with US authorities over a possible resolution tied to an FCPA investigation.

06 August 2021

SEC looks to close probe into packaging company

The regulator intends to end its FCPA investigation into Pactiv Evergreen without taking enforcement action.

06 August 2021

Florida businessman charged over Venezuelan oil and food contracts

Naman Wakil allegedly bribed officials at Venezuela’s state food and oil companies. Prosecutors say he used the proceeds to buy a plane, a yacht and a litany of Miami apartments.

04 August 2021

Medical technology company discloses Japan investigation

Edwards Lifesciences is investigating potential FCPA violations over grants and other payments made by employees in Japan.

02 August 2021

US pursuit of energy trading firms heats up

A former Glencore trader has admitted to bribing government officials in Nigeria and elsewhere.

27 July 2021

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