Defendants in a California foreign bribery case had argued that Steptoe & Johnson lawyers were agents of the government when they carried out an internal investigation for their corporate client.
The anti-poverty advocacy organization urged the court to compel the SEC to issue a final rule.
DynCorp International Inc. and its parent company, Delta Tucker Holdings Inc. have been under investigation for almost two years by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission for suspect payments made through two subcontractors, according to securities filings.
After a two-year delay, Halliburton says it has reached a settlement with shareholders who filed suit over FCPA violations and other conduct they say hurt the company.
The Costa Rican electricity and telecommunications utility continues to push for a share of the Justice Department’s FCPA settlement with Alcatel-Lucent.
Two Miami businessmen convicted under the FCPA argue that U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez did not provide jurors the correct criteria to define a foreign official under the anti-bribery law.
Industry representatives and other witnesses told Congress Thursday that the proposed final rule implementing Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank would be incredibly expensive or impossible to comply with.
Texas businessmen Mark A. Jackson, former CEO of oil company Noble Corp.; and James J. Ruehlen, current director of the company’s Nigerian subsidiary, filed motions to dismiss the commission’s civil case against them.
G.E. again argued that an employee allegedly fired for reporting FCPA concerns is not a whistleblower and shouldn’t receive protection overseas that could apply in the United States.
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.