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FCPA Blog Daily News

Entries in Herbert Steffen (8)

Tuesday
May062014

Are Administrative Proceedings the New Civil Complaints?

Click to enlargeAt ACI's annual FCPA Conference last November, SEC FCPA Unit Chief Kara N. Brockmeyer disclosed that the SEC expects to rely more frequently on administrative proceedings (as opposed to more traditional civil court actions) to resolve FCPA-related enforcement matters.

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Wednesday
Feb052014

Judge enters default judgment against two ex-Siemens execs

A U.S. judge entered default judgments Tuesday against two former executives of Siemens in Argentina in a civil FCPA enforcement action brought by the SEC.

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Monday
Dec302013

Siemens managers charged with bribery in Argentina

Seventeen people -- eight current and nine former managers of Siemens AG -- were accused Friday of bribing officials to help win a contract to produce national identity cards while Carlos Menem was president of Argentina in the late 1990s.

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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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Tuesday
Feb192013

Judge dismisses SEC suit against ex-Siemens Argentina boss

A federal district court judge in New York City today threw out the SEC's civil FCPA enforcement action against a former Siemens executive accused of helping pay $100 million in bribes to officials in Argentina.

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Monday
Dec102012

SEC has no jurisdiction over me, Steffen says

A German citizen who once ran Siemens' subsidiary in Argentina said in a court filing last week that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has no jurisdiction over him and its civil complaint should be dismissed.

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Monday
Oct222012

From Siemens 8, Sharef settles with SEC, Steffen fights

A former Siemens executive charged by the SEC with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has reached agreement in principle to settle his case.

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Thursday
Sep132012

Siemens 8, Gone and Forgotten?

In December last year, the DOJ and SEC charged eight former executives and agents from Siemens with bribing government officials in Argentina. Where are they now?

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