A first-ever report by the OECD released Tuesday summarizes 427 foreign bribery cases concluded in 17 different countries since the creation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention on Feb. 15, 1999.
A 5-K motion from the Justice Department reflecting Bernd Kowalewski’s cooperation, as well as the judge’s discretion in granting a variance, resulted in a sentence of time served.
An arbitration panel of United Nations Commission on International Law awarded Valeri Belokon $16.5 million in compensation for a bank seized by Kyrgyzstan in 2010 that had been the subject of criminal allegations in the Central Asian republic.
Bernd Kowalewski was the third former BizJet executive to avoid prison after pleading guilty in Tulsa, Okla.
The 230-page guide seeks to outline many of the increasing number of anti-corruption laws in countries around the world.
Novartis has an ongoing internal investigation into bribery allegations in China.
Alstom executives allegedly commissioned bribes to win contracts around the world.
Italian prosecutors are investigating the state owned petrol company for corruption in Nigeria.
In a case rife with international intrigue, U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood said Yulia Tymoshenko had not identified specific acts that had allegedly targeted her as part of a RICO conspiracy she claimed was run by Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, who is under indictment in the U.S. on unrelated FCPA charges.
The company disclosed in 2011 it was investigating transactions to third parties by distributors at its Danish subsidiary.
General Cable first disclosed its review of Angolan payments in January.
HP first reached an FCPA settlement with the U.S. government in April over the conduct of three of its subsidiaries.
Eni settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act allegations in 2010 with the Justice Department.
A response to the defendants’ letter rogatory underlines the difficulty of collecting international evidence in foreign bribery cases.
HP settled foreign bribery allegations in April regarding its operations in Russia, Poland and Mexico.
Attorney General Eric Holder announces new guide to law enforcement for First Amendment-protected demonstrations. Comes in advance of expected announcement that Officer Darren Wilson won't be indicted in Ferguson, Mo.
President Obama announces Loretta Lynch as nominee for Attorney General.