Foreign Corrupt Practices Act News
December 21, 2012
American Lawyer | Subscription Required | December 21, 2012
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. agreed Thursday to pay $29.4 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by making improper payments to officials in Russia, Brazil, China, and Poland.
December 20, 2012
Corporate Counsel | December 20, 2012
In November the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission finally released the long-awaited document that officials hope will serve as a desk reference for companies working to prevent bribery in their global businesses.
December 19, 2012
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | December 19, 2012
The former vice president of industrial valve maker Control Components Inc. was sentenced Monday to four months in prison for his role in a foreign bribery scheme.
ThomsonReuters | December 19, 2012
Wal-Mart Stores may be facing sizable fines related to allegations of widespread bribery at its Mexican affiliate, after a second report from the New York Times provided more details about the scope of the alleged misconduct.
December 18, 2012
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | December 18, 2012
The Securities and Exchange Commission said it reached a $12.4 million settlement with Allianz over allegations the German insurer had paid bribes to government officials in Indonesia over a seven-year period.
December 14, 2012
Main Justice | Subscription Required | December 14, 2012
The legal and investigative team that won convictions at trial for bribes paid to influence Haiti’s state-owned telecommunications company was honored by the Justice Department’s Criminal Division this week.
December 13, 2012
New York Times | December 13, 2012
It has become the era of the star prosecutor in white-collar crime.
American Lawyer | Subscription Required | December 13, 2012
In a rare opinion interpreting the statute of limitations for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act claims, a judge has dismissed, at least for the time being, allegations that two managers of the offshore oil drilling company Noble Corporation bribed Nigerian officials.
December 12, 2012
WSJ.com Corruption Currents | December 12, 2012
A federal judge in Texas issued a split ruling in a closely watched civil foreign bribery case against a current and a former executive at Noble Corp.
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | December 12, 2012
India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata Party is sticking by its allegations that Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s routine disclosure of lobbying activities in the U.S. is tantamount to bribery.
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