“The SFO has the cases, the people and the resources in place. It knows its mission and it has recovered its mojo.”
A flurry of motions over the last two months continues years of fighting over alleged discovery abuses. The 2010 wrongful termination lawsuit by fired Sands China Ltd. CEO Steven Jacobs remains bogged down.
When bringing an enterprise to a growing market, it is important to recognize behavioral factors in tackling fraud and devote energy to understanding, preparing for, mitigating and insulating your business from risk.
The former FBI agent was allegedly trying to shield government contractor Michael Taylor from a kickback investigation.
Plaintiff City of Brockton Retirement System failed to meet the heightened pleading standards of the 1995 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, ruled U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe in the Southern District of New York.
An offensive use of FCPA involves a company pointing out an opponent’s FCPA violations for its own gain.
Lawrence Hoskins posted a temporary $2 million bail to attend his son’s wedding celebrations in Australia and the U.K.
A resident at all relevant times of South Korea, the former executive seeks to challenge the charges without submitting himself to U.S. jurisdiction; indeed, he argues that the FCPA and Travel Act allegations don’t apply extraterritorially.
Companies with an international footprint must create smart risk-based compliance programs that take into account the proliferation of new foreign anti-corruption statutes.
General Cable first disclosed its review of Angolan payments in January.
William Pomponi pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.
GSK’s alleged bribery problems may be more extensive than initially thought.
Alstom is being investigated by a number of countries for bribery around the world including the U.K.
Rolls-Royce is under a bribery and corruption investigation for its Asian business dealings.
The SEC may be seeking to expand its authority with this enforcement action to establish precedent that the mere failure of a public company to have an adequate anticorruption compliance program could constitute a securities law violation. The settlement also shows that SMEs are no longer under the radar.
Clip from President Obama and Eric Holder announcement of Holder's resignation.
RACHEL MADDOW SUMS UP HOLDER's TENURE: One of the "most consequential" attorneys generals in history faced irrational conservative hatred, MSNBC host says.