Law: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977 (USA)

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

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

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