The British Oil company produced investigation records refuting claims it had bribed top-level Ugandan officials.
Richard Alderman, who leaves office on April 20, also said he’s advised his successor to travel to Washington soon to continue close cooperation on anti-corruption and fraud cases.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office won nearly three-quarters of its prosecutions, according to an annual review released on the eve of Director Richard Alderman’s departure.
The increased numbers has sparked further discussion of using deferred prosecution agreements in the United Kingdom.
The Czech-born businessman will not be extradited from the Bahamas to stand trial on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges.
Judges in Great Britain have been skeptical of such agreements, viewing them as a usurpation of the judiciary’s sentencing powers.
BAE Systems plc formally signed a memorandum with the U.K. and Tanzanian governments, allowing the allocation of funds to move forward.
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.