US government officials have repeatedly emphasised that FCPA enforcement has continued unabated under the Trump administration. Nevertheless, companies are spending less on complying with foreign bribery laws.
When grilled by a Republican senator on the SEC’s frequent use of settlements that do not require wrongdoers to admit guilt, the regulator’s chair struggled for answers.
In today’s news roundup, the Justice Department has taken action against a defendant who concealed facts from prosecutors in a Venezuelan bribery case, and Trace releases a report ranking countries on how risky they are to do business in.
After a troubled monitorship, German engineering company Bilfinger has said that its foreign bribery deferred prosecution agreement is now over.
During a hearing for an appeal against the bribery-related conviction of a former South Korean seismologist, the defence and prosecution argued about the relevance of a domestic corruption case.
After sustained Democratic pressure, the head of the DOJ’s criminal division has recused himself from the special counsel’s investigation into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign.
A German engineering company with a spotty compliance record has aggressively challenged its corporate monitor, a whistleblower and its own anti-corruption investigators. In a new era of light-touch enforcement, will the DOJ release Bilfinger from foreign bribery oversight anyway?
In a Brooklyn federal court, former Fifa official Rafael Salguero was sentenced to time served after his substantial cooperation with the government.
The DOJ’s changes to a three-year-old policy on prosecuting individuals in corporate cases raises questions, but government officials don’t quite have all the answers yet.
The Department of Justice has relaxed its policy on requiring companies seeking cooperation credit to turn over all relevant facts on individuals tied to misconduct.
The once fruitful line of US-led foreign bribery work appears to be drying up in East Asia as lawyers report a significant drop off in cases and companies increasingly attempt to sidestep US bribery probes.
Lawyers GIR Just Anti-Corruption spoke to explain how anti-corruption provisions in the proposed trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada might fall flat.