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Transocean Says It May Leave West Africa, Citing FCPA Concerns

September 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The oil driller said Thursday it may pull operations out of some west African countries because of the difficulty in securing certain import permits without violating foreign bribery laws.

Cooperating Witness in FCPA Sting Case Expected to Plead Guilty

September 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The former vice president for international sales at Florida-based Armor Holdings is scheduled to enter a plea Thursday afternoon.

Tough FCPA Enforcement Here to Stay, Duross Vows

September 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The prosecutors in the DOJ's Fraud Section will never be outworked, even by "armies" of defense lawyers and accountants, a top enforcer said.

Four Sentenced in Vietnamese Bribery Scheme

September 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Their former employer, Nexus Technologies Inc., dissolved its operations after pleading guilty in March.

DOJ News Release: Former Nexus Technologies Employees Sentenced in Vietnam Bribe Scheme

September 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Three former employees and a partner of Nexus Technologies Inc. (Nexus), a Philadelphia-based company, were sentenced late yesterday for their roles in a conspiracy to bribe officials of the Vietnamese government in exchange for lucrative contracts to supply equipment and technology to Vietnamese government agencies, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Two Mexican Nationals Charged in Bribery Scheme

September 16, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Just Anti-Corruption has confirmed the name of the California manufacturing firm that is unnamed in the indictment. Updated 2:10 p.m.

U.K. Begins Consultation Period on Bribery Act

September 15, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The consultation period is of critical importance to working out the practical details of the law's application.

House Passes FCPA Debarment Bill

September 15, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The bill would debar any company that violates the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Whistleblower Bounty Could Hurt SEC, Former Agency Lawyer Says

September 15, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer said the new whistleblower bounty could leave the SEC vulnerable to time-consuming litigation with tipsters unhappy with their awards.

FCPA Boss Duross's Protege Leaves for Plum FBI Job

September 15, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

One of the five line attorneys in the Fraud Section who handles Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases is now on detail to the FBI director's office.