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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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.
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.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery has published its latest assessment on France's fight against overseas graft.
A former Siemens executive charged by the SEC with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has reached agreement in principle to settle his case.
'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.
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.
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.
Professor Elizabeth Spahn's new scholarship on competing enforcement of antibribery laws has just been published.
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.
"Obtaining evidence outside the United States," the U.S. Attorneys Manual says, "involves considerations unfamiliar to many American prosecutors."
After a company self discloses possible FCPA violations, or hears from the DOJ or SEC first, there are only two possible outcomes -- an enforcement action or a declination (no action by the DOJ or SEC).