Since the start of 2008, 58 companies (by our count) have settled FCPA-related enforcement actions with the DOJ or SEC or both.
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Another group of defendants went on trial this week in federal court in the Africa sting case.
A few years ago, after a dozen or so enterprising law students asked me what FCPA-related topics were ripe for research, I answered with a post on the FCPA Blog.
An Austrian news weekly reported last week that U.S. enforcement authorities are investigating an Austrian lobbyist and Motorola over alleged bribes of up to €2.2 million, according to an AFP story.
China this week proposed changes to its criminal law that would allow suspects in big corruption cases to be held without arrest at undisclosed locations for up to six months, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Here's a list of fines paid overseas for bribery by companies that have settled FCPA enforcement actions.
The penalty for paying bribes in Nigeria may increase following demands from a Nigerian NGO that the Nigerian government seek its share of the recent anti-graft bounty. Maybe…
What law firms and lawyers represented the companies from our list of the top ten corproate FCPA settlements of all time?
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.
With yesterday's $218.8 million criminal fine, JGC joins the top ten FCPA cases of all time. Nine now involved non-U.S. companies, and the oldest -- Siemens from December 2008 -- is still the biggest.