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Monday
Feb272012

Lord Acton And The FCPA

A New York Times story about the collapse of Africa sting prosecution quoted me as saying "that in settlements without a trial, 'the power of Justice is unchecked.' Even more, . . . this lack of oversight 'gives rise to evidence of corruption in our anticorruption laws, and that is the height of irony.'"

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Monday
Feb272012

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Monday
Feb272012

Supremes Will Consider Overseas Corporate Acts  

Human rights claims by alleged victims of corrupt foreign regimes against complicit American companies haven't succeeded in U.S. courts. But two cases on the United States Supreme Court's docket this week could change that.

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Friday
Feb242012

Noble Execs Charged By SEC

Three executives from oil services firm Noble Corporation were charged today by the Securities and Exchange Commission with bribing officials in Nigeria in exchange for illegal import permits for drilling rigs.

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Friday
Feb242012

Don't Look For 'New' Guidance, Koehler Says

Mike Koehler of the FCPA Professor talked to Reuters' Brett Wolf this week about the DOJ's promised FCPA guidance.

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Thursday
Feb232012

Stanley Jailed For 30 Months

The biggest FCPA enforcement action in history came to a close today with the sentencing of the mastermind behind the $182 million bribery scheme.

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Thursday
Feb232012

Tesler Gets 21 Months

The London lawyer who delivered more than $130 million in bribes to Nigerian officials was sentenced today in Houston to 21 months in federal prison.

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Thursday
Feb232012

At The SFO, 'Unshakable Fatalism'

The Times said this week that a new report blames the overall lack of a coherent U.K. government strategy for impeding the fight against overseas corruption and recommends a new 'super' agency that would knock the SFO out of its lead role.

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Thursday
Feb232012

China Prosecutors Must Report Lobbying Attempts

China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced this month that it will require procurators (prosecutors) to report attempts to manipulate the criminal justice system with illicit lobbying.

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Wednesday
Feb222012

For Chodan, Probation Only

Wojciech Chodan, the former U.K.-based KBR manager charged with helping his company and its partners pay $180 million in bribes to Nigerian officials, was given a very lenient sentence today by Judge Keith P Ellison in federal court in Houston.

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