Topic: FCPA

Honeywell enters settlement negotiations

US authorities have been investigating possible FCPA violations by the company in Brazil and Algeria.

23 July 2021

FCPA docket: Senate confirms Polite as criminal division chief

In today’s news round-up, the Senate confirmed Kenneth Polite as head of the Criminal Division and Mexico’s state power company said the US is investigating its contracts with an infrastructure business.

20 July 2021

Pemex subsidiary halts new business with Trafigura amid corruption probes

16 July 2021

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

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