Latin America
By Bloomberg | May 20th, 2013

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. officials must turn over more internal files on what directors knew about claims that executives handed out bribes to facilitate Mexican real-estate deals, a judge ruled.

By Douglas Gillison | May 17th, 2013

Disagreement on whether an oil-and-gas accord signed last year between the U.S. and Mexico will conflict with the new Dodd-Frank transparency rule for extractive industries.

By Bloomberg | May 16th, 2013

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. can’t block investors from using publicly disclosed internal files in lawsuits that claim directors failed to properly oversee executives accused of bribing Mexican officials, a judge said.

By Jeffrey Benzing | May 16th, 2013

Spending on the internal bribery probe and related compliance issues was much higher in the first three months of 2013 than earlier anticipated.

By Jeffrey Benzing | May 15th, 2013

The sentencing hearings for Neal M. Uhl and Peter R. DuBois were partially closed to the public last month as the government discussed their motions to lessen their Foreign Corrupt Practices Act sentences.

By Douglas Gillison | May 7th, 2013

Two employees at Direct Access Partners LLC and an executive from a state-owned bank in Venezuela were arrested last Friday in Miami on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other charges.

By Douglas Gillison | May 6th, 2013

The giant Israeli drug maker disclosed the fact of a U.S. investigation in August.

By Douglas Gillison | May 1st, 2013

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Kiobel appears to have doomed a bribery-connected Alien Tort suit against Siemens.

By Douglas Gillison | April 25th, 2013

On April 22, Ralph Lauren Corp. filed a current report with the Securities and Exchange Commission recording its non-prosecution agreements with both the SEC and Justice Department to resolve allegations of bribery in Argentina.

By Douglas Gillison | April 23rd, 2013

With federal investigations underway, Wal-Mart attempts to showcase company reforms by tying compliance to executive pay.

By Jeffrey Benzing | April 22nd, 2013

Ralph Lauren is the first FCPA-related case to be settled by the Securities and Exchange Commission with an NPA as opposed to a DPA.

By Douglas Gillison | April 16th, 2013

A federal judge on Monday approved a $275,000 settlement between a former Siemens AG board member and the Securities and Exchange Commission, likely marking the close of the government’s civil pursuit of former Siemens employees for alleged bribery in Argentina.

By Douglas Gillison | April 15th, 2013

The prize was one of four awarded to The New York Times, three of which were for articles that touched on corruption and corporate compliance.

By Douglas Gillison | April 15th, 2013

The civil penalty may turn out to be the marquee achievement of the government’s pursuit of individuals in the Siemens case.

By Douglas Gillison | April 12th, 2013

Did Jald Jensen slip through the fingers of Panamanian police?


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