Aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. is alleged to have used the Canadian-British businessman as a conduit for bribes to Bahraini officials.
The DPA was originally set to expire last year.
The Enforcement Division duo replace Robert S. Khuzami, who stepped down in February.
Tough enforcement is coming soon, a British insider says, citing a law making its way through Parliament.
Members of the Riga City Council are said to be implicated in the latest embarrassment for the German company.
Just how vigorous is enforcement against individuals, especially if they work for public companies?
The New York think tank, best known as a clearinghouse for policy ideas in the administration of former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, wades into the debate on proposed FCPA amendments.
A robust compliance program can keep a company out of big trouble.
Khuzami leaves the SEC after a period of reinvention following the financial crisis and Madoff scandal.
The SEC has 30 days to amend its complaint. Monetary penalties and injunctive relief are at issue.
In a hearing in Houston today, the SEC and lawyers for two Noble Corp. executives offered greatly different interpretations of a “facilitation payment.”
The human rights organization, which has worked to expose the extent of international crimes and weapons proliferation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says the new rule is key to its own ethical investment strategies.
Compliance spending is getting out of hand, but don’t worry. Or don’t worry too much.
Former Control Components Inc. President Stuart Carson and his wife, Hong “Rose” Carson, were sentenced in California by Judge James V. Selna.
The alternative jurisdiction provision gives the U.S. a seemingly tenuous – but legal — nexus for charging FCPA conduct by personnel located and operating entirely outside the United States who are not even using a U.S. bank account.
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.