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By Tilleke & Gibbins | March 16th, 2015

Companies and individuals that admit to violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for acts committed in Thailand risk criminal prosecution in Thai courts.

By Dylan Tokar | March 10th, 2015

A district judge rebuked Las Vegas Sands Corp. for ignoring the court’s previous sanctions order and continuing to use Macau data privacy laws to delay discovery in a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by the former CEO of the gaming company’s Macau-based operations.

By Dylan Tokar | March 4th, 2015

The department has recovered $1.2 million in ill-begotten gains linked to the corrupt regime of former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan.

By Josh Kovensky | March 3rd, 2015

Calling the pharmaceutical industry “high-risk” for FCPA violations, the SEC enforcement chief pointed out that drug manufacturers are uniquely exposed to foreign bribery risk because so many of the people the companies interact with—doctors, pharmacists, hospital administrators—fall under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s “foreign official” definition.

By Dylan Tokar | March 3rd, 2015

In January, the American manufacturing firm disclosed potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations by a Chinese subsidiary to the Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

By Marisa Iati | March 3rd, 2015

The fiber optics manufacturer is investigating potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in Angola, Portugal, Thailand and India.

By Marisa Iati | March 3rd, 2015

The life science research company also faces a demand in Delaware to inspect books and records, pursuant to Section 220 of Delaware General Corporation Law.

By Josh Kovensky | February 26th, 2015

The water technology manufacturer launched its initial probe in 2014 after allegations surfaced that Xylem South Korea had violated South Korean anti-trust legislation.

By Marisa Iati | February 26th, 2015

The Houston-based energy drilling services company had previously disclosed investigations into potential foreign bribery violations in Russia and Mexico.

By Dylan Tokar | February 23rd, 2015

The snack food company received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in February 2011 requesting information in connection with licenses for a facility in India.

By Marisa Iati | February 23rd, 2015

The Indianapolis-based pharmaceuticals company in December 2012 had resolved allegations from the SEC regarding conduct in Brazil, China, Poland and Russia.

By Marisa Iati | February 17th, 2015

Executives of the Houston-based oil services company also made “materially false and misleading statements” about compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the complaint alleges.

By Marisa Iati | February 6th, 2015

An attempt by the U.S. government to seize more than $726,000 in allegedly ill-gotten gains is likely to be settled.

By Marisa Iati | January 29th, 2015

A California federal judge ruled that “changed circumstances” warranted the early termination of David Edmonds’s three-year period of supervised release after his 2012 FCPA-related conviction.

By Josh Kovensky | January 5th, 2015

Former Control Components Inc. vice president David Edmonds doesn’t face circumstances extraordinary enough to justify ending his sentence prematurely, argued Justice Department prosecutors in a Monday filing.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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Crowell & Moring LLP
ANALYSIS: The U.S. Government Expands Its Push Against Companies and Individuals   more
McGuireWoods LLP
ANALYSIS: The FCPA Implications of China’s Plan to Consolidate State-Owned Enterprises more
Cooley LLP
ANALYSIS: Suing Bribing Competitors for Lost Profits more
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
ANALYSIS: M&A Advisory Following SEC's Enforcement Action Against Goodyear more
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