The DOJ's two-count criminal information filed in the Eastern District of Virginia charged DS&S with conspiring to violate FCPA’s anti-bribery provisions and a substantive FCPA count.
As contractors like BAE and Siemens have settled large (FCPA-related) enforcement actions with the U.S. Government, there has been an epidemic of misleading and erroneous statements made about the role of suspension and debarment in the FCPA context.
'I have thoroughly reviewed ethiXbase and use it in my compliance legal practice. You should as well.' -- Tom Fox, compliance attorney and author of the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog
According to a report on the French language news site Le Soir D’Algerie, they were accused of paying bribes amounting to $10 million to a senior official working at state-owned Algérie Télécom, through offshore accounts in Luxembourg.
Today was spent cleaning out the house after one parent had died and the other had gone to live in a place where she'll have the help she needs.
Going through closets, sorting their belongings into piles, and finding something special.
In an old wallet of Dad's was an envelope sent by airmail from Asia. Inside the envelope was a note dated September 18, 1995.
Congratulations on your retirement and thank you for working so hard to take care of our family.
No one ever has everything they want, but our family always had everything we needed.
Mainly we had a wonderful father who loved us. . . .
Finding the note among his things reminded us that Dad worked nearly ten years beyond the normal retirement age. And that he was always cheerful about doing his duty.
This year, on Father's Day, we were glad for the chance to be doing our duty as a son.
David Edmonds is the seventh former CCI executive to plead guilty to FCPA charges.
Sidley Austin vetted the Chinese acquisition for Watts in 2005, Reuters said, 'but failed to inform the company about potential corruption issues even though their review had uncovered a suspicious document, according to the lawsuit.'
Brazil-based Embraer S.A., the world's third largest commercial aircraft manufacturer, updated its FCPA disclosure this week.
The FCPA outlaws bribes to 'foreign officials.' It doesn't say anything about the nationality of the 'foreign officials,' or whether they have to be non-U.S. citizens.