A 2001 superseding indictment that charged Murphy with foreign bribery gave rise in 2004 to a key circuit court ruling which helped define the category of “foreign officials” subject to bribery prohibition under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
CCI’s Former Finance Director Richard Morlok was an early whistleblower who made the government’s entire case possible, defense lawyers say.
Members of the Riga City Council are said to be implicated in the latest embarrassment for the German company.
Defense attorneys for ex telecoms execs from Hungary strike out in their bid for the dismissal of the SEC’s foreign bribery complaint against them.
Three European countries representing about $100 billion in annual outbound foreign direct investment have seen credible reports of foreign bribery. But no one there has ever been punished for the crime, according to the OECD.
The Justice Department said the company has fulfilled its obligation under an $800 million government-wide FCPA settlement.
A pertinent filing which the SEC claims contained false statements under the FCPA was in fact withheld, lawyers for the defendants claim.
The company will pay almost $30 million to resolve allegations of bribery in China, Russia, Brazil and Poland.
Judge Selna says Edmonds should be punished for more than the acts for which he pleaded guilty less than a month before he was scheduled to be tried.
The Massachusetts scanning tech company Analogic Corp. released quarterly figures on Friday showing the winding down of its internal probe over suspect payments in Denmark.
As he continues to disregard a U.S. criminal indictment for foreign bribery in Argentina, the former Siemens executive Herbert Steffen of Germany on Thursday revisited arguments that related U.S. civil action against him should be dropped on jurisdictional grounds.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday rejected defense efforts for the dismissal of a complaint alleging foreign bribery in Macedonia by executives at a Deutsche Telekom AG subsidiary, saying the alleged conduct had involved e-mail routed via the U.S. and also resulted in false securities filings.
President Barack Obama speaks at outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder's portrait unveiling ceremony.
Attorney General Eric Holder called for a lower bar to federal civil rights prosecutions in an exit interview with Politico's Mike Allen.