The requests, sent to courts in France, South Korea, England, Italy, and the Netherlands, target seven companies who are allegedly involved in the Petrobras bribe scheme.
Thai prosecutors in August charged former Tourism Authority of Thailand governor and her daughter with taking $1.67 million in bribes from American filmmakers between 2002 and 2007, after declining to extradite the two to the U.S.
The company is currently under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Dutch Public Prosecution Service over allegations of bribery in Uzbekistan.
Investigators are reportedly probing Dongfeng Motor President Zhu Fushou over allegations related to possible corruption.
In August, Thailand’s Criminal Court charged the former Tourism Authority of Thailand governor and her daughter with accepting bribes from American filmmakers.
The FBI and Justice Department have begun to investigate Goldman Sachs’s advisory relationship with troubled Malaysian development fund 1MDB in connection with a series of transactions, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The scuffle over former Alstom SA Lawrence Hoskins’s international discovery demands continues in advance of his scheduled Nov. 30 trial in Connecticut.
A parallel probe by the Justice Department is unlikely to yield criminal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges, the Wall Street Journal reported.
In the press release announcing the settlement, the SEC said that it was charging Hitachi with violations of the books and records provision of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act after it inaccurately recorded bribes paid to members of South Africa’s ruling political party in exchange for multi-billion dollar construction contracts.
Chaired by F. Joseph Warin of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, the panel also featured Angela Burgess of Davis Polk & Wardwell; Adam Siegel of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Indrani Franchini, vice president and chief compliance officer of Hess Corp.; and Shanghai-based Sun Hong of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Three federal appeals judges in D.C. expressed doubt that a district court judge had acted outside his powers when he declined to approve a deferred prosecution agreement.
The settlement with shareholders over an alleged cover-up of bribery in China requires the approval of a federal judge in Manhattan.
The federal regulatory agency moved a district court in California to allow it to file an amicus brief supporting former general counsel Sanford Wadler.
The home appliances manufacturer is probing “questionable” gifts and payments that employees of its Chinese subsidiary, Linear Electronics Co. Ltd., gave to government officials.
The life sciences research company moved to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that it illegally fired its former general counsel for blowing the whistle on alleged bribery in China.