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Entries in Texas (19)


Mexico citizen jailed for FCPA conspiracy

A Texas-based sales agent for an aviation business was sentenced in February to a year and a day in federal prison for a plot to bribe Mexican officials in exchange for airplane maintenance contracts.

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IRS Advice Memo: Is every FCPA disgorgement punitive and not deductible?

The IRS recently released an internal Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum that said Section 162(f) of the Tax Code prohibited an FCPA defendant from deducting the disgorged amount. 

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Furniture maker collects $3.5 million from competitor for import duties settlement

An Indiana-based furniture company that filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against a competitor for evading U.S. import duties on deliveries from China will collect $2.25 million as part of a settlement.

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Tom Fox: The Petrobras scandal reaches into Texas

For those who think the U.S. government shouldn't be concerned with the Petrobras scandal, allegations of bribery and corruption have reached the great state of Texas.

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Rolls Royce accused in Petrobras bribe case

Image courtesy of Rolls RoyceUK-based Rolls Royce has been accused of bribing an employee of Brazil's state-controlled oil company to win a $100 million contract to provide gas turbines for oil platforms.

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Tom Fox: Oil price drop raises compliance risks

Oil is hovering around $50 per barrel. For most of the U.S. economy this drop in oil prices has provided a much-needed economic boost. One piece on the NPR website said “economists have suggested the big drop in oil prices is a gift to consumers that will propel the economy.”

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Dallas Airmotive pays $14 million criminal penalty for Latin America FCPA offenses

Dallas Airmotive Inc., an aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul firm based in Grapevine, Texas, admitted Wednesday that it bribed Latin American officials to win government contracts.

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Job: Compliance Officer - AML Investigations (JPMorgan Chase)

Job Title: Compliance Officer - AML Investigations

Employer: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Location: San Antonio, Texas

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Attorney General Holder steps down after a lengthy, memorable term

Eric Holder Jr. announced his resignation as U.S. attorney general Thursday. His nearly six years in office have seen him deal with everything from trials for terrorists to the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri, to enforcement actions such as the whopping $8.9 billion levied against BNP Paribas for transferring billions of dollars on behalf of several countries blacklisted by the United States.

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Cocaine and cash: Campaign manager charged with buying votes in Texas election

A campaign manager was arrested Thursday and accused of paying for votes in the November 2012 school board election in Donna, Texas.

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Ex Petrobras director admits bribe in Texas refinery deal

The jailed former chief of refining at Brazil's state-run oil company has reportedly confessed to taking a bribe of about $636,000 in connection with Petrobras' purchase of a refinery in Texas.

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Ex Petrobras director implicates dozens of Brazil politicians in growing corruption probe

The former refining chief of Brazil's state oil company Petrobras has alleged that dozens of the country's lawmakers and top officials took bribes and kickbacks from the state-owned oil giant.

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