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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 Year-End Update
2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ")...
United States
6 Feb 2017
New French Anti-Corruption Law: Companies Doing Business In France Must Beware
On November 8, 2016, France modernized its anti-corruption enforcement regime and adopted the Law on Transparency...
25 Nov 2016
FCPA And Jail – Are Corporate Officers Really At Risk?
James McClung, a former Louis Berger International Inc. executive, self-surrendered to the Bureau of Prisons to begin his year-and-a-day sentence for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
22 Nov 2016
DOJ Attempts To Encourage Corporate Self-Disclosures With The Announcement Of A One-Year FCPA Pilot Program
The ultimate impact of the new policy, which is being previewed as a one-year "pilot," is unknown.
United States
20 Apr 2016
BakerHostetler Cross-Border Government Investigations And Regulatory Enforcement Review Highlights Extensive Reach Of Authorities Across Multiple Jurisdictions
Report examines developments and trends in cross-border legislation, regulation, and enforcement in securities fraud, accounting fraud, anti-money laundering, racketeering, and trade sanctions.
United States
14 Mar 2016
Pointing The Finger – The New Price Of Corporate Cooperation
The Yates Memo is the latest in a line of pronouncements by the DOJ concerning the framework federal prosecutors must use in determining whether and how to charge corporations and their employees in criminal cases.
United States
23 Sep 2015
No Room For Companies To Gamble As The Feds Double Down On FCPA Enforcement
In 2014, a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the largest-ever DOJ FCPA resolution—an over $772 million criminal fine for French power company Alstom S.A.
United States
18 Apr 2015
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2014 Year End Update
Over the course of 2014, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") have continued their aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
5 Mar 2015
Swiss Private Bank Dissolves Under Scrutiny By U.S. Department Of Justice
Tax Notes reports that private Swiss bank Bank Frey & Co. AG announced October 17 that it will cease operations, further fallout from the United States’ enforcement efforts against offshore banks generally and Swiss banks in particular.
United States
29 Oct 2013
Nevada Businessman Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison
Multiple outlets are reporting that on October 15, 2013, William Reed, a Nevada businessman, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, tax evasion, and aggravated identity theft.
United States
25 Oct 2013
Current FCPA Investigations
In January 2013, Minnesota-based MTS Systems Corporation stated that it fired several Korean employees after conducting an investigation into possible FCPA violations.
United States
14 Aug 2013
Ongoing FCPA Litigation
A summary of a number of ongoing FCPA litigations.
United States
14 Aug 2013
SEC Creates New Task Forces And Analytical Hub To Crack Down On Financial Reporting And Microcap Fraud
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced three initiatives together with a promise to employ an increasingly proactive approach to discover fraudulent accounting and securities practices.
United States
17 Jul 2013
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