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Entries in Disgorgement (51)

Thursday
May012014

Avon ‘reaches understanding’ to pay $135 million for FCPA settlement

Beauty products company Avon said Thursday it has "reached an understanding" with the DOJ and SEC for settlement of FCPA offenses.

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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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Wednesday
Apr092014

H-P in $108 million settlement for Mexico, Russia, Poland bribes

Hewlett-Packard agreed Wednesday to pay more than $108 million to settle FCPA charges brought by the DOJ and SEC.

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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
Dec202013

ADM pays $54.3 million to settle Ukraine tax bribes

A unit of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) pleaded guilty Friday to violating the FCPA by bribing Ukrainian government officials through vendors in exchange for value-added tax (VAT) refunds.

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Monday
Nov112013

OECD should protect against multi-country enforcement

Claiming international anti-corruption related fines, losses and profits will increasingly become a live issue as countries seek to enforce their own domestic and international anti-corruption laws.

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Thursday
Oct242013

Stryker pays $13.2 million in SEC settlement

The SEC said Thursday that medical device and equipment maker Stryker Corporation will pay $13.2 million to resolve FCPA violations.

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Wednesday
Sep112013

HP probe spreads to Poland, Mexico and beyond

Image courtesy of Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard said Polish police are investigating some ‘public-sector transactions in Russia, Poland, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Mexico, among other countries.’

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Wednesday
Jun122013

Insurance might cover disgorgement, New York court rules

Kevin LaCroix has a post about a New York court decision Tuesday allowing Bear Stearns to seek D&O insurance coverage for $160 million in disgorgement it paid as part of an SEC enforcement action.

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Thursday
Jun062013

Wal-Mart’s Victims, Part XIII: Learning from Environmental Law

We saw in the last post that neither restitution nor disgorgement will work very well in compensating the victims of overseas corporate bribery.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

Wal-Mart’s Victims, Part XII: The Problem with Disgorgement

In the last post I suggested that disgorgement, though a seemingly promising way to compensate victims, may not work. Here’s why.

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Tuesday
Jun042013

Wal-Mart’s Victims, Part XI: Is Disgorgement the Answer?

I’ve argued in this series that freedom from bribery is a human right, and that FCPA enforcement should do more to protect those rights.

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