Wal-Mart Stores Inc. officials must turn over more internal files on what directors knew about claims that executives handed out bribes to facilitate Mexican real-estate deals, a judge ruled.
Disagreement on whether an oil-and-gas accord signed last year between the U.S. and Mexico will conflict with the new Dodd-Frank transparency rule for extractive industries.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. can’t block investors from using publicly disclosed internal files in lawsuits that claim directors failed to properly oversee executives accused of bribing Mexican officials, a judge said.
Spending on the internal bribery probe and related compliance issues was much higher in the first three months of 2013 than earlier anticipated.
The sentencing hearings for Neal M. Uhl and Peter R. DuBois were partially closed to the public last month as the government discussed their motions to lessen their Foreign Corrupt Practices Act sentences.
Two employees at Direct Access Partners LLC and an executive from a state-owned bank in Venezuela were arrested last Friday in Miami on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other charges.
The giant Israeli drug maker disclosed the fact of a U.S. investigation in August.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Kiobel appears to have doomed a bribery-connected Alien Tort suit against Siemens.
On April 22, Ralph Lauren Corp. filed a current report with the Securities and Exchange Commission recording its non-prosecution agreements with both the SEC and Justice Department to resolve allegations of bribery in Argentina.
With federal investigations underway, Wal-Mart attempts to showcase company reforms by tying compliance to executive pay.
Ralph Lauren is the first FCPA-related case to be settled by the Securities and Exchange Commission with an NPA as opposed to a DPA.
A federal judge on Monday approved a $275,000 settlement between a former Siemens AG board member and the Securities and Exchange Commission, likely marking the close of the government’s civil pursuit of former Siemens employees for alleged bribery in Argentina.
The prize was one of four awarded to The New York Times, three of which were for articles that touched on corruption and corporate compliance.
The civil penalty may turn out to be the marquee achievement of the government’s pursuit of individuals in the Siemens case.
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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.