Brazil’s state-controlled electricity company Eletrobras has announced that the DOJ will not prosecute it for bribery, but an SEC settlement still looms.
Ng Lap Seng argues prosecutors have wrongly interpreted a federal anti-corruption law to include the bribery of officials at international public organisations.
A Massachusetts-based company has voluntarily disclosed to the DOJ and SEC that it is investigating possible violations of the FCPA in China.
In today’s news round-up, a California business tells investors that the SEC will probably bring a foreign bribery enforcement action against it, and Morgan Stanley has been fighting allegations that it retaliated against an in-house lawyer for raising FCPA concerns.
Michelle Bradford has joined Murphy & McGonigle after serving as a prosecutor the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia for more than a decade.
The DOJ’s offer of a declination with disgorgement to companies that quickly self-report foreign bribery by a business they are purchasing increases the incentive to disclose misconduct to prosecutors. But it could also lead to double punishment.
A California based audio communications producer has reported that a company it recently acquired is under investigation by the DOJ and SEC for potential FCPA violations.
Patrick Montgomery has left the partnership at Kirkland & Ellis to join King & Spalding’s special matters team in Washington, DC.
A senior FCPA prosecutor has said the DOJ is happy to let foreign authorities take the lead on investigations concerning conduct in their countries if there is extensive international cooperation.
A deputy assistant attorney general of the DOJ’s criminal division encourages companies to promptly report potential FCPA violations unearthed after a merger or acquisition.
GIR Just Anti-Corruption highlights a team of US investigators, dubbed the “silent service”, who recently worked alongside the DOJ and FBI in uncovering bribery at a major engineering company.
How board members and lawyers for a major oil services company grappled with determining the best legal strategy while fearing the company had engaged in widespread foreign bribery.