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Entries in Jurisdiction (81)

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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Tuesday
Aug302011

The FCPA And Evidence Abroad

"Obtaining evidence outside the United States," the U.S. Attorneys Manual says, "involves considerations unfamiliar to many American prosecutors."

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Monday
Aug152011

What's The Deal With Declinations?

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).

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Thursday
Aug112011

Call For Scholarship: The Travel Act

We've talked about the Carson case and the defendants' challenge to the Travel Act counts.

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Wednesday
Aug102011

Carson Case Tests The Travel Act

A hearing on Friday this week might influence whether the DOJ will keep using Travel Act counts in FCPA-related prosecutions.

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Monday
Jul252011

On News Corp, Some Recommended Reading

Ellen Podgor on her White Collar Crime Prof Blog posted commentary called Murdoch and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Minefield.

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Friday
Jul222011

Bodmer Appointed To Board Of Swiss Bank

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."

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