International investigations are the heart and soul of FCPA inquiries. As denoted by its title, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act deals with bribes and offers to foreign officials and those of foreign state owned enterprises.
Entries in Investigations (66)
Panasonic Corporation confirmed Thursday that a subsidiary that develops inflight entertainment and communications systems is under investigation for possible FCPA and securities laws violations.
Any company with more than a small presence in China is likely to need to conduct an internal investigation there at some point.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. said in a securities filing that the Justice Department is now investigating the company's grant-making activities and its compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
While the much heralded Yates Memo has produced a frenzy of “what does it mean?” reporting, few analysts have examined the depth and breadth of the issues and events that led DOJ to re-emphasize the focus on prosecution of corporate executives.
Kinross Gold Corp. said in a statement Friday that it is under investigation for corruption in West Africa by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department.
Kentucky-based General Cable Corporation said in an SEC filing Monday that it is investigating "certain commission payments involving sales to customers" in Angola, and the way the payments were reflected in the company's books and records. Payments to agents in Thailand and India are also being investigated and "may have implications under the FCPA," the company said.