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Entries in Top Ten (91)

Friday
Sep282018

Petrobras smashes the top ten list (and we explain why)

Brazil's state-owned energy giant entered into the biggest FCPA settlement in history Thursday after the DOJ and SEC assessed penalties and disgorgement totalling $1.78 billion.

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Tuesday
Jul102018

How do kleptocrats spend the money?

Last week police in Malaysia arrested former prime minister Najib Razak after seizing $273 million of loot from his houses and condos.

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Monday
Jul022018

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2018

During the second calendar quarter, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions.

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Monday
Jun112018

Bill Steinman: The FCPA is not dead redux

Last week the Department of Justice reminded us that the FCPA remains a force to be reckoned with. And for the second time in as many years, I’ve taken to my keyboard to remind the world that, despite so many hopes and predictions, FCPA enforcement is not dead.

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Friday
Jun082018

Hating on the FCPA won't make it go away

The lawyer from Europe was quick to tell us what she thinks of the FCPA. "It's really just a weapon against non-U.S. companies," she said. "Very bad."

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Thursday
Jun072018

SocGen replaces Total SA on the Top Ten list

In the first change to the FCPA Blog's Top Ten list in 2018, Paris-based banking giant Société Générale S.A. landed in the fifth spot with its $585 million resolution Monday with the DOJ.

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Tuesday
Dec262017

Keppel Offshore lands seventh on our Top Ten list

The DOJ last week imposed criminal penalties on Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary of $422 million for paying bribes in Brazil. That's the seventh biggest FCPA resolution ever.

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Monday
Oct022017

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2017

During the third calendar quarter, Sweden's Telia reached a blockbuster resolution with the DOJ and SEC, landing on top of our Top Ten list.

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Friday
Sep222017

Telia tops our new Top Ten list (after we do some math)

Sweden's Telia Company AB agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to pay total penalties of $965 million to resolve FCPA offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Jul272017

Halliburton pays $29 million to settle Angola FCPA offenses

Halliburton Company paid the SEC $29.2 million in disgorgement and penalties Thursday for violating the FCPA's books and records and internal accounting controls provisions.

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Tuesday
Jun132017

Richard Bistrong: I wanted to go home, the judge wanted me in jail

A few weeks ago, I read about an “exasperated federal judge” at the sentencing of Samuel Mebiame, the 43-year-old son of the former prime minister of Gabon, who was an intermediary for Och-Ziff. 

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Friday
Apr142017

DOJ reduces Odebrecht penalties, we revise the top ten list

The DOJ said in a court filing Monday that the U.S. share of Odebrecht's "global" criminal penalty for its December FCPA resolution will be $93 million and not $260 million. That reduction means the combined Odebrecht/Braskem FCPA settlement isn't big enough to make the top ten list.

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