Middle East
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.

By Main Justice staff | November 3rd, 2014

The Kleptocracy Initiative seeks to deliver on our responsibility to protect the integrity of the U.S. financial system and its institutions from the destructive influence of corruption proceeds and to deny kleptocrats safe haven to hide and enjoy their ill-gotten gains.

By Reuters | October 8th, 2014

GSK is probing payments in numerous countries and facing a number of corruption investigations.

By Wall Street Journal | October 7th, 2014

Sanofi is part of a list of pharma companies dealing with foreign corruption investigations.

By The Financial Times | September 25th, 2014

The SFO has moved away from investigating whether there was any corruption involved in Barclays’ capital-raising from Qatari investors.

By Barnes & Thornburg LLP | September 23rd, 2014

The Leighton Holdings matter highlights the confusion that inevitably results when a country’s anti-corruption law permits facilitation payments.

By Reuters | September 22nd, 2014

A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Iraq’s effort to sue dozens of companies for allegedly conspiring with the Saddam Hussein regime to subvert the United Nations’ oil-for-food program.

By The Telegraph | September 22nd, 2014

Corruption allegations surround Fifa’s World Cup Host Award to Qatar.

By Wall Street Journal | September 22nd, 2014

A number of Western companies are under investigation for mishandling their relationship with Libya’s state-run investment authority.

By Stephen Dockery | September 8th, 2014

Asem Elgawhary also recently filed motions to dismiss most of the charges relating to alleged bribes he accepted to help power companies win contracts in Egypt.

By The Financial Times | September 8th, 2014

Alstom is being investigated by a number of countries for bribery around the world including the U.K.

By Stephen Dockery | August 18th, 2014

Mohamed bin Issa al-Jaber dropped his suit against White & Case in October and the New York Supreme Court allowed the firm’s counterclaim to continue.

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