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Entries in Top Ten (71)


Och-Ziff takes fourth spot on our new Top Ten list

Last week's $412 million enforcement action against Och-Ziff Capital Management Group landed fourth on our list of the ten biggest FCPA cases of all time.

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It's spooky: VimpelCom publishes an FCPA damage report

In its annual report filed with the SEC last week, VimpelCom described the continuing fallout from its February mega-settlement with U.S. and Dutch authorities for bribery offenses in Uzbekistan.

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FCPA enforcement report for Q1 2016

During the first calendar quarter, there were eight corporate FCPA enforcement actions and three individual resolutions.

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SFO charges another individual in Alstom corruption case

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged another individual Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into Alstom.

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Here's our new Top Ten list, with VimpelCom landing sixth

Thursday's $397.6 million enforcement action against VimpelCom Ltd. and its Uzbek unit landed in the sixth spot on our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time.

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Our Top Ten List didn't change in 2015 (but here's when it did change)

The biggest FCPA settlement in 2015 was BHP Billiton. It paid $25 million to the SEC to settle Olympics-related FCPA offenses. The case fell far short of the Top Ten List, missing a tenth place finish by a whopping $160 million.

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Resource alert: Where we keep the good stuff

The FCPA Blog maintains lots of lists. Enforcement reports, the corporate investigations list, the country count, the top ten enforcement actions -- they're all here.

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Greece indicts 64 for Siemens bribes

Greek authorities said Monday they indicted 64 people for bribery involving Siemens AG from 1992 to 2006 related to communications company Hellenic Telecommunications (OTE).

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As FCPA enforcement gets tougher, compliance demands bold measures

As I recently wrote for the Accelus Regulatory Intelligence subscription service, bold measures are required of multinational firms to stay in compliance with the FCPA. Firms need to know not only what all of their divisions and employees are doing, but what their subsidiaries and vendors are doing.

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Paper: The FCPA is a new ‘international business tax’ on non-U.S. companies

After conducting statistical analysis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act penalties, it's clear that foreign firms are paying nearly four times higher FCPA penalties as domestic U.S. firms. 

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From Alstom: Six reasons why non-U.S. companies dominate the FCPA top ten list

The current list of the ten biggest FCPA cases includes only two U.S.-based companies -- KBR at number three and Alcoa at number six. The rest are non-U.S. companies.

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With Alstom, three French companies are now in the FCPA top ten

Monday's $772 million DOJ enforcement action against Alstom SA and several subsidiaries landed second on our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time.

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