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Entries in Declination (34)

Wednesday
Sep052018

ING wins SEC declination after $900 million Dutch penalty

The SEC closed its investigation into ING Group NV one day after the banking giant reached a $900 million settlement with Dutch authorities.

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Wednesday
Aug222018

DOJ declination for UK engineering firm

The Justice Department said Monday it won't prosecute a UK engineering firm for possible FCPA and money-laundering violations.

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Thursday
Jul262018

DOJ: Don’t let FCPA enforcement fears stop M&A deals

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matthew MinerThe prosecutor who oversees the criminal division's FCPA unit said Wednesday the DOJ wants corporate acquisitions to happen and doesn't want the "specter of enforcement to be a risk factor that impedes such activity by good actors."

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Monday
Feb122018

Juniper Networks lands DOJ declination

Juniper Networks, Inc. said an SEC filing Friday that the DOJ has closed its FCPA investigation of the company and won't bring an enforcement action.

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Friday
Dec012017

Bill Steinman: What's new about the DOJ's new FCPA corporate enforcement policy?

FCPA practitioners welcomed Rod Rosenstein’s announcement that the Department of Justice has made the FCPA Pilot Program permanent, and incorporated it into the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual. In the words of one of my colleagues, the audience “noticeably lightened up” at the Deputy AG’s news. 

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Monday
Jul312017

Double declination ends Net1 FCPA probe

Net 1 UEPS Technologies said in a securities filing Thursday that the DOJ has closed its investigation of possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Wednesday
Jul052017

World Bank sanctions (but doesn't debar) CDM Smith for non-compliance in Vietnam

The Boston engineering company that paid $4 million last week to settle FCPA offenses in India was also sanctioned by the World Bank Thursday for failing to disclose a subcontract on a project in Vietnam.

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Friday
Jun302017

Boston contractor pays $4 million for declination with disgorgement

Privately held CDM Smith Inc. entered into a declination with disgorgement Thursday with the Justice Department to resolve FCPA offenses in India.

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Tuesday
Jun202017

Linde pays $11 million for declination with disgorgement

Two American units of Germany's Linde Group received a declination with disgorgement from the DOJ Friday for FCPA offenses in the Republic of Georgia.

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Wednesday
May242017

Hyperdynamics: Another FCPA investigation could sink the company

A Houston-based independent oil company that resolved FCPA offenses in 2015 said last week that another FCPA investigation, if it were to happen, could sink the company.

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Wednesday
Apr262017

Newmont Mining discloses SEC declination

One of the world's biggest gold miners said in a securities filing this week that the SEC won't recommend an FCPA enforcement action against the company.

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Thursday
Feb092017

DOJ ends Cobalt International bribery probe

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. said Thursday the U.S. Justice Department has closed its FCPA investigation into the company's operations in Angola.

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