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I’ve argued in this series (see links to the prior posts below) and in this paper that FCPA enforcement should benefit the victims of bribery -- namely, the citizens of the countries in which the bribery occurs. Congress intended the statute to do this very thing, and it should do so now.
An account executive with Alcatel Malaysia was sentenced to two years in prison and fined about $40,000 last week after being convicted in a Kuala Lumpur court of bribing a procurement official at state-owned Telekom Malaysia Berhad.
For most of us, December means giant year-end bonuses, moving to bigger houses, and getaways to the Turks and Caicos. No, that's not true.
A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend -- duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery has published its latest assessment on France's fight against overseas graft.
The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.
Since we first listed the top ten FCPA disgorgements a year ago, two new companies joined the list -- Johnson & Johnson and Magyar Telekom. They replaced GE and Baker Hughes.
As December is a time for reflection on the past twelve months, I have been considering the FCPA Enforcement Action year.