Middle East
By Marisa Iati | March 18th, 2015

The three-judge panel in Philadelphia focused on whether Dahdaleh, a former agent of Alcoa Inc. who was acquitted of bribery allegations in London in 2013, had waited too long to ask the U.S. federal court to compel arbitration with the Bahrain aluminum smelter known as Alba.

By Dylan Tokar | February 19th, 2015

The Canadian construction company vowed to fight charges by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police that it bribed officials in Libya.

By Marisa Iati | February 19th, 2015

U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon for the District of Columbia on Feb. 5 said he would not approve a deferred prosecution agreement between the Dutch aerospace services provider and the Justice Department.

By Josh Kovensky | February 10th, 2015

Teva disclosed in 2012 that it had received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission and an “informal request” from the Justice Department for documents relating to the alleged FCPA violations in Russia and Latin America.

By Josh Kovensky | February 5th, 2015

Federal Judge Richard Leon in Washington, D.C., has frequently required companies to report directly to him post-settlement and today joined a growing chorus of judges demanding more authority over the government’s deal-cutting with corporate wrongdoers.

By Josh Kovensky | January 22nd, 2015

A former executive of PBSJ Corporation has settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act civil charges, while his company entered into the SEC’s second-ever deferred prosecution agreement for an FCPA allegation.

By Dylan Tokar | January 5th, 2015

Banks with branches in the UAE and Jordan also also must comply with the Motorola Credit Corp. discovery requests in long-running litigation to recoup damages from a 1990s-era fraud.

By Foley & Lardner LLP | January 5th, 2015

Choices made by the prosecution team provide powerful instruction on what the DOJ expects public companies to do to prevent and detect FCPA violations and, emphatically, what not to do regarding their obligations when it comes to books and records and accounting controls.

By Marisa Iati and Mary Jacoby | January 9th, 2015

England’s Serious Fraud Office appeared increasingly desperate in December 2013 exchanges with the Akin Gump lawyer, whose testimony they needed to avoid an embarrassing dismissal of a major bribery prosecution.

By Dylan Tokar | December 22nd, 2014

The Department of Justice stressed the company’s lack of cooperation as a reason for the steep criminal penalty of $772 million, which did not include a discount.

By Marisa Iati | December 22nd, 2014

Deputy Attorney General Jim Cole and Criminal Division chief Leslie Caldwell were among the officials holding a news conference to announce the Alstom Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement – much as an earlier generation of officials had done in 2008 to announce the Siemens resolution.

By Dylan Tokar | December 4th, 2014

The Potomac, Md., resident was accused of accepting $5 million in kickbacks from power companies that won $2 billion in contracts with Egypt’s state-owned electricity company. His prosecution stemmed from a foreign bribery investigation of Alstom SA.

By Shearman & Sterling LLP | November 24th, 2014

Improper Gifts Alone, Without Cash Bribes, Serve as Basis for SEC’s Latest FCPA Enforcement Action

By Dylan Tokar | November 18th, 2014

Two former employees of FLIR Systems Inc. have agreed to pay fines for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act after providing a “world tour” to Saudi Arabian officials.

By Dylan Tokar | November 10th, 2014

The 230-page guide seeks to outline many of the increasing number of anti-corruption laws in countries around the world.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
ANALYSIS: SEC Recommends “Localized” FCPA Controls For Foreign Subsidiaries more
Paul Hastings LLP
ANALYSIS: Not Finished With You Yet—The U.S. Government Extends its DPA With Biomet, Again Underscoring the FCPA... more
Crowell & Moring LLP
ANALYSIS: The U.S. Government Expands Its Push Against Companies and Individuals   more
McGuireWoods LLP
ANALYSIS: The FCPA Implications of China’s Plan to Consolidate State-Owned Enterprises more
Cooley LLP
ANALYSIS: Suing Bribing Competitors for Lost Profits more
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
ANALYSIS: M&A Advisory Following SEC's Enforcement Action Against Goodyear more
Tilleke & Gibbins
ANALYSIS: The Risk of Carbon Copy Prosecutio... more

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