Plaintiff City of Brockton Retirement System failed to meet the heightened pleading standards of the 1995 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, ruled U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe in the Southern District of New York.
Allegations of corruption have shaken up Brazil’s political scene.
The Australian mining company previously disclosed possible FCPA violations regarding the company’s abandoned mineral exploration efforts and hospitality toward Chinese officials.
The technology company recently settled foreign corruption allegations in Poland, Russia and Mexico with the U.S. Justice Department.
A “National Action Plan” would be developed to “promote and incentivize responsible business conduct” overseas, as the White House touted U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement.
The solicitor general had until Friday to file a petition for review before the case was remanded to district court.
Lawrence Hoskins posted a temporary $2 million bail to attend his son’s wedding celebrations in Australia and the U.K.
A resident at all relevant times of South Korea, the former executive seeks to challenge the charges without submitting himself to U.S. jurisdiction; indeed, he argues that the FCPA and Travel Act allegations don’t apply extraterritorially.
The former Bechtel Corp. executive accused of accepting bribes to help Alstom SA and other companies win power contracts in Egypt is also in plea discussions.
A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Iraq’s effort to sue dozens of companies for allegedly conspiring with the Saddam Hussein regime to subvert the United Nations’ oil-for-food program.
General Cable first disclosed its review of Angolan payments in January.
The international award expands the reach of the SEC’s whistleblower program.
Petrobras corruption allegations have shaken up Brazil’s political scene.
A number of Western companies are under investigation for mishandling their relationship with Libya’s state-run investment authority.
Joseph Sigelman goes on the attack against the government’s vaunted new policy of using recordings and other undercover techniques against white-collar targets.
Attorney General Eric Holder announces new guide to law enforcement for First Amendment-protected demonstrations. Comes in advance of expected announcement that Officer Darren Wilson won't be indicted in Ferguson, Mo.
President Obama announces Loretta Lynch as nominee for Attorney General.