An FCPA Summer

Beach, beer, baseball -- and FCPA trials.

22 March 2011

OAS Anti-Corruption Review Begins

The Organization of American States' convention was adopted in 1996, and was the first international anti-corruption convention.

21 March 2011

Leaders Tout EITI Expansion

Leaders of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative discuss expansion of their organization.

21 March 2011

IBM Pays $10 Million to Settle FCPA Charges

Some of the around $207,000 in bribes the company paid in South Korea were delivered in shopping bags stuffed with cash, the SEC said.

18 March 2011

Control Components Defendant Would Rather Be in South Korea

A case that has already spawned many questions of law gives rise to yet another.

18 March 2011

SEC Joins FCPA Probe of Defense Products Company Tied to Sting Case

The FCPA "Shot Show Sting" case has led to a Justice Department directed industry-wide probe of the defense products industry.

18 March 2011

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon in a hearing in the District of Columbia federal court on Dec. 20, 2012 said he refused to "rubber stamp" the SEC's settlement with IBM.

18 March 2011

Judge Denies FCPA Defendant's Request to Change Prisons

Leo Winston Smith, who pleaded guilty to violating the FCPA and was sentenced in December to six months in prison and six months of home confinement, asked the court to serve his term in a low-security facility based on his age and medical history.

17 March 2011

Top Houston AUSA Joins Bracewell & Giuliani

In the FCPA and export controls context, Vaden worked on the massive ongoing investigation against oil field services company Weatherford International Ltd.

17 March 2011

U.K. Warns Russia of New Cop on Anti-Bribery Beat

The Serious Fraud Office's Richard Alderman warned Russian companies this week to avoid corruption or risk prosecution under a tough new anti-bribery law in the U.K.

17 March 2011

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