Swiss-owned Noble Corp. CEO Mark A. Jackson, Director and Division Manager for the Nigerian subsidiary James J. Ruehlen and former controller Thomas F. O’Rourke were all charged by the U.S. with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. UPDATED: 2/25 with comment from Jackson’s attorney.
The technology company’s investigation has been costly.
Smith & Nephew plc is Europe’s largest maker of artificial hips and knees. The investigation is part of an ongoing U.S. probe into alleged foreign bribery by medical device manufacturers.
A key defense lawyer does not see a rush of public companies to go to trial.
Switzerland’s corruption probe Alstom S.A. sparked copycat investigations of the French engineering giant around the globe. But the Swiss effort fizzled.
FIFA, soccer’s governing body, is inspiring new anti-corruption laws that its home country Switzerland could implement following several bribery scandals and graft accusations at the association.
Montenegro is reviewing the corrupt sale of its Telekom system, which came under scrutiny last month in American courts.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.