Stockholder Fuchs Family Trust alleges Parker Drilling may have mismanaged its 2013 FCPA settlement with the SEC and DOJ.
Top Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defense lawyer Laurence Urgenson participated in a teleconference Thursday about international enforcement of anti-corruption laws.
The case against former officers of a South Carolina adoption agency is the latest FCPA-related case to be charged under other statutes.
A purported class action was brought against PetroChina following news reports of the company being investigated for corruption by Chinese authorities.
A recent decision of the Delaware Supreme Court approved granting shareholders the right to inspect privileged and confidential internal investigation materials upon showing “good cause.” Directors and general counsels should be aware of the Wal-Mart decision because it reflects continued heightened scrutiny of the board’s role in compliance oversight and subjects sensitive internal investigation documents protected by “the oldest privilege recognized by Anglo-American jurisprudence” to inspection by shareholders seeking to substantiate claims that directors breached their fiduciary duties. The Wal-Mart decision could also trigger an increase in shareholder requests to inspect corporate books and records related to potential regulatory/legal violations.
Counsel for Sigelman had moved to dismiss or sever a conspiracy count against the former CEO.
An appeals court dismissed Pemex’s RICO claim last month, ruling the case did not have a U.S. tie.
Hoskins is the only former Alstom executive charged by the government for alleged bribery in Indonesia who was employed at the parent company.
The whistleblower kept working to resolve the alleged fraud even after an SRO closed an investigation into the matter, the SEC said.
Hong Kong’s court of appeal previously overturned two bribery conspiracy convictions on the grounds that an anti-bribery law doesn’t apply outside the city.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker has asked Holder to investigate if Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former press minister violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The German company first disclosed its foreign corruption investigation in 2012.
The SEC said the whistleblower worked extensively to fix the problem internally before reporting to the commission.
A U.S. appeals court previously ruled that part of the SEC’s rule for conflict mineral disclosure violated companies’ first amendment rights.
The 10-year SEC veteran has helped to expand foreign regulator training programs, including for anti-money laundering compliance.
Clip from President Obama and Eric Holder announcement of Holder's resignation.
RACHEL MADDOW SUMS UP HOLDER's TENURE: One of the "most consequential" attorneys generals in history faced irrational conservative hatred, MSNBC host says.