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Entries in Alcatel (40)

Tuesday
Nov042014

Bio-Rad cracks the disgorgement top ten list

Bio-Rad Laboratories paid a total of $55 million Monday to settle FCPA offenses. About $40 million of that went to the SEC as disgorgement. That payment landed tenth on our list of the biggest FCPA-related disgorgements.

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Thursday
Apr102014

Correction: H-P disgorgement is 11th biggest

Hewlett-Packard's $108 million settlement this week didn't quite make our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time. But with a disgorgement to the SEC of $26.4 million, H-P landed eleventh on the list of the biggest FCPA disgorgements.

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Friday
Jan102014

Alcoa disgorgement is third biggest in FCPA history 

As part of its $354 million settlement this week, Alcoa agreed to pay the third biggest disgorgement in FCPA history -- $161 million.

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Friday
Aug022013

U.S. judge tosses Pemex claims against Siemens, SK Engineering

A U.S. federal judge Tuesday threw out a civil lawsuit filed Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex against Siemens AG and a South Korea's SK Engineering that alleged bribes to Pemex officials.

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Friday
May312013

Total lands third on the Top 10 disgorgement list

As part of its $398 million settlement Wednesday, Total S.A. agreed with the SEC to disgorge $153 million of profit made from its bribery in Iran. That's the second biggest disgorgement in FCPA history.

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Tuesday
May212013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part X: Who Are the Actual Victims?

We saw in yesterday’s post that awarding restitution to the governments whose employees accepted (or solicited) the bribes doesn’t quite work.

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Monday
May202013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part IX: Are Host Governments Victims or Perpetrators?

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.

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Tuesday
Mar052013

Alcatel sales exec convicted in Malaysia

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.

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Monday
Dec032012

ICE appeals victim rights case to Supreme Court

As reported by the FCPA Professor last week, Costa Rica's Instituto Costarricense De Electricidad (ICE) filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court in November.

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Monday
Dec032012

Is a December enforcement surprise on the way?

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.

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