From thebriberyact.com comes news that implementation of the Bribery Act set for April "is to be subject to further delay while the guidance around the defence of Adequate Procedures is finalised."
The Swiss lawyer who helped FCPA fugitive Viktor Kozeny move money and provided key testimony against Frederic Bourke is still waiting to be sentenced more than six years after pleading guilty.
It's not easy these days to be surprised by a story about graft in Russia. But a Reuters report a few days ago left us gaga.
The chances of amending the FCPA this term are low, says Michael Volkov.
In Washington, D.C. yesterday, federal district court judge Ellen Huvelle delayed the sentencing of Ousama Naaman. She reset the hearing for April 18.
The SFO have said unequivocally that they intend to use the long arm jurisdiction under the Bribery Act.
A quick test for stability is to check how long the leader has hung on, and how corrupt his or her country is perceived to be by the rest of the world. It's inexact but can give clues about what might happen.
As April draws near, opponents of the U.K. Bribery Act are stepping up their campaign to water down the law or kill it completely.
Enough already. Ousama Naaman's lawyers say he's already spent just shy of a year in prison in Germany awaiting extradition, and another seven months under strict conditions of release in the U.S.