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Entries in Jurisdiction (87)

Wednesday
Dec122012

SEC case against Noble execs survives motion to dismiss

The SEC got the green light this week from a federal judge to charge two former Noble executives with FCPA-related offenses they committed after February 2007.

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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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Thursday
Dec062012

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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Wednesday
Nov072012

For France, mixed grades in the battle against bribery

The Palais de Justice, located in the Ile de la Cite in central ParisThe OECD Working Group on Bribery has published its latest assessment on France's fight against overseas graft.

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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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Tuesday
Oct162012

Names of Zumba johns released, bribe takers stay hidden

'Police in Kennebunk, Maine, on Monday released the names of close to two dozen people suspected of paying to have sex with a fitness instructor at her Zumba studio,' the story on CNN said.

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Friday
Sep282012

Supremes will consider bad acts overseas

When the U.S. Supreme Court opens its new Term on Monday, the first case scheduled for oral argument is Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.

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Thursday
May172012

Holder in Russia: Corruption is a 'Gateway Crime'

In his speech to the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum on Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder talked about corruption and how to fight it.

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Monday
Apr092012

Lessons From The Slave Trade

Professor Elizabeth Spahn's new scholarship on competing enforcement of antibribery laws has just been published.

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Wednesday
Feb152012

Beyond Balance VI: The Jurisdictional Sword Just May Cut the Other Way

In last week’s post in this series we explained that the core purpose of the FCPA is to encourage, or require, ethical international business.

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