Law: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977 (USA)

Glencore monitors chosen

Two US nationals, supported by two Swiss lawyers, will oversee the commodities trader’s compliance obligations stemming from its 2022 foreign bribery and market manipulation plea agreements in the US.

13 February 2023

ABB to pay $327 million in multilateral bribery resolution

The Zurich-based industrial company entered resolutions with US, Swiss and South African authorities, while a resolution of a German investigation is anticipated.

02 December 2022

DOJ official: Stericycle case shows DOJ will go after smaller bribes, too

Nicole Argentieri said the DOJ and SEC’s $84 million settlement with the waste management company demonstrates that the US combats corruption which “slowly erodes the rule of law”.

02 December 2022

Former NGO heads plead guilty to Marshall Islands bribery scheme

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The former heads of a New York-based NGO allegedly bribed officials in the Marshall Islands in an attempt to create a semi-autonomous region with lower tax rates.

01 December 2022

DOJ, SEC officials build out expectations on company ephemeral messaging rules

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Justice Department and SEC officials want companies under investigation to present the rules they have in place for employees’ usage of such messaging platforms.

30 November 2022

WSJ: ABB close to settlement over South African bribery allegations

28 November 2022

DOJ: cooperators in case against Bolivian official should get reduced sentences

The individuals pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme with Bolivia’s former minister of government Arturo Carlos Murillo Prijic, and continued to cooperate in the US case against him.

21 November 2022

Hoskins case wraps up as DOJ quietly drops en-banc review

The near decade-long case against former Alstom executive Lawrence Hoskins has left an indelible mark on US foreign bribery enforcement.

15 November 2022

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker arrested for Ghanaian bribery scheme

Asante Berko allegedly participated in a scheme to pay more than $700,000 in bribes to Ghanaian officials to secure a contract for a power plant for one of the bank’s clients.

10 November 2022

Glencore says it should pay only $12m restitution to medical company owners

The owners of a medical services company asked for a $50 million restitution for loss of business after a Glencore subsidiary terminated several contracts to provide healthcare for miners and their families.

09 November 2022

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