After its Chinese bribery settlement, whistleblowers have emerged all over the world, requiring the British pharmaceutical giant to bring on five new outside firms, according to knowledgeable people.
The California-based pharmaceutical company announced in March that it had set aside $2 million for an FCPA settlement.
The 230-page guide seeks to outline many of the increasing number of anti-corruption laws in countries around the world.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States denied Chinese-owned Ralls Corp. due process in nixing a wind farm purchase on national security grounds, an appeals court ruled. The matter is back before the district judge.
Accurately assessing the bribery risk that a potential business partner or target company poses and taking appropriate measures to prevent corrupt payments in the future is absolutely critical in protecting against liability for third- party conduct under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and for conduct by associated persons under the UK Bribery Act
James Chanos doesn’t think casino magnate Stephen A. Wynn should get discovery in Wynn’s slander lawsuit against the hedge fund trader until a judge decides the legal merits of the case.
And to help persuade U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco of his argument, Chanos on Oct. 31 submitted a recent news article in [...]
The Avon plaintiffs attempt to bolster allegations that executives at the New York-based cosmetics corporation knowingly violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
“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.
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.
General Cable first disclosed its review of Angolan payments in January.
William Pomponi pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.
Attorney General Eric Holder called for a lower bar to federal civil rights prosecutions in an exit interview with Politico's Mike Allen.