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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Dec172012

For U.S. gun maker, Africa sting case goes on

Here's the latest FCPA disclosure from Massachusetts-based Smith & Wesson from its Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on December 6. We've paragraphed the text for readability:

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Monday
Dec172012

Navalny, brother accused of fraud

Russian anti-graft campaigner and opposition leader Alexei Navalny, left, and his brother Oleg face up to ten years in prison following charges Friday that they stole $1.8 million from a business through phony shipping charges.

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Friday
Dec142012

Friday enforcement shorts

North America:
Mexico: Pemex Sues Siemens Claiming Bribery in Old Refinery Project
 
Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico’s state-owned oil company, filed a $1.5 billion lawsuit against Siemens AG and South Korea-based SK Engineering & Construction Co., claiming the companies bribed Pemex officials to win and keep refinery construction projects in 1997.

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Friday
Dec142012

'Corruption Killed My Parents'

American Leo Cao’s parents were among the dozens killed in a bullet train crash near the city of Wenzhou in 2011.

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Friday
Dec142012

Forget the apples. Now it's Louis Vuitton

Under the general topic of graft, school corruption is a well-recognized sub-genre.

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Friday
Dec142012

Super-charge your analytics program with the guidance

Last month, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission published their long-awaited Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Thursday
Dec132012

Great guidance from the bench: 'The FCPA casts a wide net'

In his 61-page ruling this week allowing the SEC's suit against two former Noble executives to go forward, federal district judge Keith P. Ellison provided some excellent 'guidance' about the FCPA.

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Thursday
Dec132012

China Corruption Blotter (December 13, 2012)

Wu Xiaoli, 74-year-old female general manager and legal representative of Shanghai’s Gongxin Engineering Construction Supervision Centre Co Ltd, was given a life sentence for corruption involving more than $7.4 million.

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Thursday
Dec132012

Internship at Transparency International

Anti-corruption NGO Transparency International is looking for an intern at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany for six months starting February 2013.

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Wednesday
Dec122012

SEC case against Noble execs survives motion to dismiss

The SEC got the green light this week from a federal judge to charge two former Noble executives with FCPA-related offenses they committed after February 2007.

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Wednesday
Dec122012

Wal-Mart's lobbying triggers India investigation

Wal-Mart's disclosure in the U.S. that it spent $25 million lobbying American lawmakers for help gaining access to foreign markets has triggered demands from Indian politicians for an investigation.

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Wednesday
Dec122012

Corporate behavior can change. Really

Only five years ago, no one talked about self disclosing potential FCPA violations.

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