Ellen Podgor on her White Collar Crime Prof Blog posted commentary called Murdoch and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Minefield.
Entries in Jurisdiction (73)
Bloomberg's David Glovin reported this month that Viktor Kozeny's Swiss lawyer who pleaded guilty in the U.S. to conspiracy to launder money was "reappointed to the board of a Swiss bank that the government said he used in the criminal scheme."
The U.K.'s domestic antibribery laws are sturdy enough to handle a prosecution of Rupert Murdoch's son, James, if one is justified.
Here is another sad chapter in the Siemens case. It’s a reminder to me of the unequal enforcement (or lack thereof) between the various jurisdictions.
The U.K. Bribery Act will be effective on July 1 and companies must now decide how to comply. That wasn’t made any easier last week by the Guidance from the Ministry of Justice.
In September, when the Serious Fraud Office was still planning for roll out of the Bribery Act around now, Vivian Robinson QC, General Counsel for the SFO, recorded a webcast discussing the new law and how to comply with it.
Will Jeffrey Tesler follow Jack Stanley and Wojciech Chodan in a plea deal? Here are some reasons why he might . . . .
If the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was hoping for the President's support to fix the FCPA, they didn't get it.
Enough already. Ousama Naaman's lawyers say he's already spent just shy of a year in prison in Germany awaiting extradition, and another seven months under strict conditions of release in the U.S.
Fear of the new UK Bribery Act is overblown. UK enforcers will act reasonably, build a track record, and focus on egregious cases of bribery.