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Indian Government Threatens to Blacklist Dow for Bribery

September 10, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Dow Chemical paid $325,000 in 2007 to settle charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that its Indian arm bribed officials to register and sell its pesticides.

Lindsey Manufacturing Company - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

September 10, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A judge overturned the Lindsey Manufacturing Co. convictions, citing prosecutor misconduct.

SDNY Lures Back Seasoned Hand to Head New Civil Frauds Unit

September 10, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The new head of the Civil Frauds Unit spent three years as head of the Medicaid Fraud Unit at the New York Attorney General's office.

FCPA Blogs Roundup: Focus on Individuals With Deep Pockets?

September 09, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Despite an increasing focus on individuals in FCPA cases, corporations still make more inviting targets. For one thing, they can't flee to countries that don't have extradition treaties with the United States.

Karzai Seeks to Limit DOJ Role in Anti-Graft Investigations

September 09, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Foreign advisors will be limited to training and coaching roles, but will not be involved in decision-making.

H-P Acknowledges Expanded FCPA Probe

September 09, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating allegations that the computer maker paid bribes in Russia to secure government contracts.

Supervisors Named in DOJ's Criminal Fraud Section

September 09, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Three U.S. Justice Department prosecutors have been named as supervisors within the Criminal Division's Fraud Section.

SciClone Hit With Second Federal FCPA Securities Suit

September 09, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Hong Kong-based drugmaker said in an August regulatory filing that it was under investigation for potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

Q & A: Yann Baden, Transparency International-Luxembourg

September 08, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Just Anti-Corruption interviewed Yann Baden, the head of the group now known as TI-Luxembourg. Baden said the tiny duchy, known as a financial center and tax haven, has made progress in bringing its bank secrecy laws into line with international standards but still needs to combat a "sense of impunity" that can foster misconduct.

Indian Anti-Graft Official: This Job is Thankless

September 08, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Pratyush Sinha retired on Monday from his post as the country's Central Vigilance Commissioner.