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SEC declination for South Africa's Gold Fields

South African miner Gold Fields Ltd. issued a statement Monday saying the SEC closed its FCPA investigation and won't recommend an enforcement action against the company.

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SEC declination for South Africa's Net1

Net 1 UEPS Technologies said in a securities filing Monday that the SEC isn't recommending an enforcement action after investigating possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Ralph Lauren files FCPA disclosure

In a special SEC filing, Ralph Lauren Corporation described its resolution Monday of FCPA offenses with the DOJ and SEC by the first-ever use of dual non-prosecution agreements.

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SEC releases final settlement order with Philips

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday released its final administrative order against Dutch electronics firm Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. reflecting an out-of-court settlement of FCPA-related allegations.

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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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Revisiting the Definition of 'Declinations'

In a recent post, the FCPA Professor questioned the broad application of the label “declination” to any instance of FCPA scrutiny that does not result in an FCPA enforcement action.

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Allianz in $12.4 million settlement with SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday it has resolved an FCPA enforcement action against Germany-based insurance and asset management company Allianz SE.

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Net 1 probe shows FCPA's awesome reach 

It's the type of scenario sometimes described at FCPA conferences, and intended to frighten those in the audience.

But in the case of South Africa-based Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc., the scenario is real.

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Will Total S.A. Fight Back?

The French oil giant said it rejected 'out-of-court settlement solutions' with the DOJ and SEC to end their longstanding FCPA investigations.

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Dark Clouds Over News Corp

The News Corp scandal started with phone hacking in the U.K., and alleged bribes to police there that could have violated U.K. laws and the FCPA.

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U.S. Charges Eight Former Siemens Execs

Three years after Germany's Siemens AG settled the biggest FCPA case in history, eight of its former executives and agents have been indicted for a criminal conspiracy to violate the FCPA, launder money, and commit wire fraud.

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One Of The Great Ones

Former federal judge Stanley Sporkin is one of my heroes.

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