The case is the culmination of an elaborate multiyear sting operation in which FBI agents, posed as representatives of the country of Gabon, solicited bribes for a fictitious $15 million arms deal.
Be sure you know which side “your” lawyer is on.
Attorneys for several defendants in the case, the largest-ever brought under the FCPA, had filed motions to dismiss the case, arguing it was legally “impossible” for their clients be charged.
Last year, Kosmos Energy’s plans to sell a stake in an offshore oil field for $4.3 billion to Exxon Mobil Corp. were scuttled amid murky politics and other wrangling in Ghana.
Beach, beer, baseball — and FCPA trials.
Willbros disclosed the sum in a regulatory filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Leaders of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative discuss expansion of their organization.
Lawyers representing defendants in the largest-ever foreign bribery case posed that question in motion to dismiss the case last week.
Jeffrey Tesler is the latest to be brought down in a scheme over natural gas rights.
Tidewater disclosed in a securities filing on Thursday the Nigerian government had agreed not to bring any criminal charges or civil claims as a result of the deal.
In another example of compliance-linked bonuses, offshore drilling company Transocean Ltd. paid one of its directors a $50,000 bonus for work on a foreign bribery investigation at the company.
Daniel Alvirez on Tuesday described other allegedly corrupt deals in Mexico, Peru and Guatemala. His plea gave the Justice Department its first cooperating defendant in a sprawling probe of law enforcement products brokers and suppliers.
The Equatorial Guinea dictator’s son’s $380 million yacht.
Entangled in a Nigerian bribery case, a British lawyer has a lot to think about.
Did the German giant wander from the straight and narrow again?