An American scientist with Top Secret clearance was sentenced to 13 years in prison Wednesday for trying to sell national defense secrets to an undercover FBI agent.
Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections must apply extraterritorially to cover FCPA violations, a whistleblower argued.
The oil and natural gas company continues to negotiate with the U.S. to resolve foreign bribery and sanctions violation allegations.
The case would be an early ruling on the scope of the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation protections for whistleblowers.
The French oil and gas company said it had been unable to agree to terms proposed by the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a Thursday filing.
Another judge is on record against the kind of “bright line” definition that the business lobby would like to see.
An Australian man, extradited to the United Kingdom, was charged Wednesday in an ongoing foreign bribery case.
A former General Electric executive says he was fired for speaking up over possible FCPA violations in Iraq, according to a whistleblower suit.
A Dutch shipper pleaded guilty Monday to violating U.S. export law by helping ship goods from New Jersey to Iran.
In its motion, Alcoa said the law cited by its accuser doesn’t apply to overseas dealings.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
FCPA TRIAL FIRM OF THE YEAR: Finalists are announced in Main Justice's 2013 Best FCPA Lawyer Client Service Awards category, Trial Firm of the Year. The diamond award went to Eric Bruce and Matt Menchel of Kobre & Kim LLP for their defense of two FCPA sting trial defendants.