Region: China

Sensata Discloses Possible FCPA Violations

The company, which makes electrical products used in aircraft, automobiles, and some appliances, said it had uncovered payments in China that may violate foreign bribery laws.

25 October 2010

Michigan Shareholders Sue H-P Directors Over Government Sales, FCPA Probe

The lawsuit claims that current and former directors of computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. had "actual knowledge of H-P's illegal conduct, yet permitted it to continue unabated."

22 October 2010

RAE Systems Expects FCPA Settlement Soon

The company disclosed in 2008 that it was under investigation by the Justice Department and the SEC for potential violations of the foreign bribery law related to payments and gifts in China.

22 October 2010

Weatherford's FCPA Risk Prompts Energy Analysts to Downgrade Stock

Weatherford, one of the world's largest oilfield service companies, first disclosed in 2006 that the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating it for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in West Africa.

21 October 2010

U.S. Officials, Breuer Pleased With Global Anti-Corruption Progress

The Paris-based OECD is reviewing the United States' enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and general anti-corruption policies.

14 October 2010

FCPA Blogs Round-Up: a Feeding Frenzy?

One company's troubles show that "reputational harm" can indeed be a threat, despite examples to the contrary.

13 October 2010

Partners in China Accuse Google of Bribery

The partners, known as resellers, were authorized to resell Google ads and manage those ads on behalf of other businesses. They claimed that some Google employees openly solicited bribes.

13 October 2010

OECD To Release Review of U.S. Anti-Bribery Enforcement

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's anti-bribery working group kicked off a quarterly meeting in Paris on Tuesday.

12 October 2010

FCPA Pharmaceutical Targets Lacked Adequate Overseas Third-Party Vetting

The Justice Department's industry-wide probe of pharmaceutical companies demonstrates the dangers in inadequate third-party due diligence.

08 October 2010

Sample Distributor Due Diligence Questionnaire

A sample distributor due diligence questionnaire.

08 October 2010

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