Foreign Corrupt Practices Act News
January 22, 2013
Washington Examiner | January 22, 2013
In today's globalized economy, more and more U.S. businesses operate overseas. As such, they fall under the strictures of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, or FCPA, which forbids payments to "foreign officials" -- the idea being to prevent bribes.
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | January 22, 2013
A federal judge denied a joint request by the Securities and Exchange Commission and International Business Machines Corp. for additional time to meet requirements the judge attached to their pending settlement over violations of an anti-bribery law.
January 18, 2013
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | January 18, 2013
By now, FCPA aficionados have had a chance to digest last year’s enforcement numbers. The undeniable fact is that fines levied by the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission were down in 2012, way down, actually. But what that means exactly is less clear.
January 17, 2013
Corporate Counsel | January 17, 2013
New Year, new Congress, new . . . Foreign Corrupt Practices Act reform efforts? Well, now that we’ve all had a chance to digest the recent government guidance on antibribery enforcement, the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research has added to calls for legislative reform of the 1977 statute.
January 16, 2013
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | January 16, 2013
A Taiwanese man filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday against Siemens, arguing he was fired for raising corruption concerns to senior executives while working as a regional compliance officer in China.
January 15, 2013
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | January 15, 2013
A company never wants to find itself embroiled in simultaneous criminal and Congressional investigations, as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has recently. But if it does, what’s the game plan?
January 11, 2013
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | January 11, 2013
Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. said Thursday the Securities and Exchange Commission has ended a bribery investigation of the company without taking action.
January 9, 2013
Main Justice | Subscription Required | January 9, 2013
In recent years, seizures have crept into the foreign bribery realm — for instance in the prosecution of Lindsey Manufacturing Co., which had a limited restraining order put on assets early on — with repercussions that can have a big impact on the company’s operations and banks that lend it money.
January 4, 2013
Main Justice | Subscription Required | January 4, 2013
The final numbers are in: The Justice Department secured $142.2 million in criminal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act fines and penalties in 2012.
January 2, 2013
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