Sometimes it isn’t just a love of the game that motivates players, no matter what the arena.
The call comes amid a congressional investigation into two companies that supply jet fuel to the base.
Nam Nguyen was sentenced last week for his role in a scheme to bribe Vietnamese officials. But the sentencing didn’t quite pan out the way the Justice Department had hoped.
Three former employees and a partner of Nexus Technologies Inc. (Nexus), a Philadelphia-based company, were sentenced late yesterday for their roles in a conspiracy to bribe officials of the Vietnamese government in exchange for lucrative contracts to supply equipment and technology to Vietnamese government agencies, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Their former employer, Nexus Technologies Inc., dissolved its operations after pleading guilty in March.
The Indian Parliament is expected to pass legislation to protect whistleblowers this winter.
Officials from the United Kingdom and the United States delivered speeches at international anti-corruption conferences.
Transparency International’s Integrity Pact is criticized as not doing enough, and yet doing too much.
The United Arab Emirates finds itself battling to hold on to its image as well as its role as a big player on the world economic stage.
President Obama takes a question on corruption in the country.
Dow Chemical paid $325,000 in 2007 to settle charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that its Indian arm bribed officials to register and sell its pesticides.
Despite an increasing focus on individuals in FCPA cases, corporations still make more inviting targets. For one thing, they can’t flee to countries that don’t have extradition treaties with the United States.
Foreign advisors will be limited to training and coaching roles, but will not be involved in decision-making.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
FCPA TRIAL FIRM OF THE YEAR: Finalists are announced in Main Justice's 2013 Best FCPA Lawyer Client Service Awards category, Trial Firm of the Year. The diamond award went to Eric Bruce and Matt Menchel of Kobre & Kim LLP for their defense of two FCPA sting trial defendants.