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Entries in Benito Chinea (10)

Monday
Aug152016

Jessica Tillipman: The Ten Longest FCPA-Related Prison Sentences

The DOJ's Yates Memo is nearly a year old. The anti-corruption and compliance communities are still wondering what impact it will have on individual responsibility for white collar crimes. That in turn has brought more interest about past prison sentences for FCPA offenses and what future defendants might expect when sentenced.

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Monday
Apr112016

Seven from Direct Access Partners settle with SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that seven individuals from a registered broker-dealer settled charges related to bribes paid to a former official of a Venezuelan state-owned bank.

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Monday
Jan182016

Former Venezuela state bank official sentenced to time served for Wall Street bribe scheme

A former official of a Venezuelan state-owned bank was sentenced Friday to time served for taking at least $5 million in bribes from a Wall Street broker-dealer in exchange for trading business.

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Friday
Dec182015

Hurtado jailed three years in Direct Access Partners bribe case

A Miami-based broker from Direct Access Partners was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for being the middleman in a scheme to bribe a Venezuela state bank official in exchange for bond trading work.

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Wednesday
Dec092015

DAP's Clarke sentenced to two years for Bandes bribes

Tomas Clarke, a former senior vice president at New York-based Direct Access Partners who worked in the firm's Miami office, was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for his role in bribing a Venezuela bank official.

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Monday
Dec072015

Former brokerage exec jailed two years for Venezuela bribes

A former executive of a Wall Street broker-dealer was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for bribing an official at a state-owned bank in Venezuela in exchange for trading business.

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Monday
Mar302015

Two Wall Streeters jailed four years for Venezuela bribes

The former chief executive officer of Direct Access Partners LLC and a managing director were each sentenced to four years in prison Friday for bribing a Venezuela state bank official in return for bond trading business.

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Thursday
Dec182014

Two more brokerage execs plead guilty for $5 million Venezuela bank bribes

The former chief executive officer and an ex-managing director of U.S. broker-dealer Direct Access Partners LLC pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribing an official of a state-owned Venezuelan bank in exchange for bond trading business.

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Tuesday
Jul012014

Enforcement Report for Q2 2014

There was a big FCPA settlement by Hewlett Packard during the prior quarter, nine individual indictments were announced, an appellate court ruled on who's a foreign official, and there was a DOJ declination.

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Monday
Apr142014

Two more Direct Access execs charged in Venezuela bank bribery

The former chief executive officer of Direct Access Partners LLC and a former partner at the brokerage firm were charged in federal court in New York Monday for bribery involving Venezuela’s state bank.

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