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Entries in Declinations (67)

Wednesday
Apr012015

FCPA enforcement report for Q1 2015

During the first calendar quarter, there were two corporate FCPA enforcement actions -- both through SEC administrative orders -- and one individual resolution.

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Tuesday
Feb032015

DOJ declinations for News Corp and 21st Century Fox

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. and News Corp said Monday they won't be prosecuted by the DOJ for hacking voice mails or making payments to public officials in the UK.

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Wednesday
Oct012014

Enforcement report for Q3 2014

During the third calendar quarter, there was one corporate settlement of an FCPA enforcement action and two individual resolutions. (The third quarter last year was less active, with no corporate resolutions.)

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Wednesday
Oct012014

SEC ends Dialogic probe that was based on successor liabilty

Milpitas, California-based Dialogic Inc. said in August that the SEC had ended an informal investigation of potential FCPA violations by a company Dialogic acquired in 2010 and won't take any enforcement action.

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Friday
Feb212014

Double declination for Baxter

Big pharma Baxter International said Friday the DOJ and SEC have closed their FCPA investigations and the agencies won't take further action.

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Tuesday
Jan212014

Aaron Murphy talks about global bribery law and how the feds can help COs

I spoke with Aaron Murphy, author of the book, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Practical Resource for Managers and Executives and, as of 2014, a partner in the litigation practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's office in San Francisco.

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Tuesday
Oct012013

Enforcement Report for Q3 ‘13

DOJ and SEC enforcement of the FCPA slowed a bit during the summer months. But after a blockbuster Q2, the third quarter still saw four guilty pleas, one more than the prior quarter, and three declinations, up from two in the previous three months.

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Thursday
Apr182013

Enforcement is back (if it ever left)

Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division Did someone say FCPA enforcement had slowed down? Look again.

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Tuesday
Apr092013

Has enforcement really slowed down? Maybe not

Following publication last week of the Corporate Investigations List, a long-time FCPA Blog reader sent the following comment:

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Monday
Apr012013

Enforcement Report for Q1 '13

It was a quiet start to the year, with just one stealth enforcement action by the SEC that didn't mentioned the FCPA by name, and none by the DOJ.

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Thursday
Mar282013

Declination for DynCorp

The parent company of Virginia-based DynCorp International Inc. said Wednesday the DOJ won't bring an enforcement action following an investigation into payments by two subcontractors to speed up the issuance of visas and permits.

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Thursday
Feb282013

Double declination for Zimmer

Following a five-year investigation into the overseas marketing and sales practices of medical device makers, the DOJ and SEC won't bring any FCPA enforcement against one of the targeted companies, Zimmer Holdings Inc.

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