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Entries in Haiti (52)

Friday
Jan062012

The Week's Best Blog Lit

On his Conflict of Interest Blog, Jeff Kaplan talked this week about conflicts arising from people from one company serving on other company boards.

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Friday
Dec302011

Top Stories Of 2011

Some picks for the year's hottest FCPA headlines are these:

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Tuesday
Dec272011

Measuring Naaman's Jail Time

How does the thirty-month prison term Ousama Naaman received last week compare with other FCPA sentences?

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Thursday
Nov032011

FCPA Juries Are Lightning Fast

The next FCPA trial on tap is John O'Shea's. Jury selection in federal court in Houston is set to begin November 8.

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Wednesday
Oct262011

Esquenazi Jailed 15 Years, Rodriguez Gets 7 Years

The DOJ said Tuesday that Joel Esquenazi, 52, the former president of Terra Telecommunications Corp., was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the Haiti telco bribery scheme -- the longest FCPA-related prison term in history.

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Monday
Oct032011

Enforcement Report For Q-3 '11

During the calendar quarter just ended, there were two corporate enforcement actions and two individual convictions.. . .

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Monday
Aug292011

O'Shea: Feds Flubbed Statute of Limitations

Last week, John O'Shea asked a federal court in Houston to dismiss the FCPA case against him. He said the government didn't indict him within the statute of limitations period.

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Friday
Aug052011

Esquenazi and Rodriguez Convicted In Miami

Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez, former executives of Terra Telecommunications Corp., were convicted on all counts yesterday for bribing officials at state-owned Telecommunications D’Haiti S.A.M. (Haiti Telco).

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Wednesday
Jul132011

New Indictment In Old Haiti Bribe Case

The DOJ said today that a superseding indictment has charged six defendants, including four newly named defendants and two former Haitian government officials, in a bribery and money-laundering scheme that started ten years ago.

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Tuesday
May312011

ICE, DOJ Trade Arguments In First FCPA 'Victims' Case

Just three directors and three employees out of 16,000 personnel at Costa Rica's Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, S.A. (ICE) benefited from Alcatel-Lucent's bribery, ICE said in a filing this weekend.

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Wednesday
May252011

Under The FCPA, Where Are Victim’s Rights?

As readers of the FCPA Blog know, the past few years have seen a dramatic rise in FCPA prosecutions. In 2010 alone, companies settling FCPA-related charges paid $1.8 billion in monetary penalties, nearly tripling the $641 million paid in 2009.

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Thursday
May192011

'Foreign Official' Challenge Fails Again

Judge James V. Selna yesterday denied the Carson defendants motion to dismiss ten FCPA-related counts in the indictment against them based on the definition of "foreign official" in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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