Armor Holdings Inc., a military and law enforcement equipment company formerly listed on the NYSE and now owned by BAE Systems, will pay $16 million to resolve FCPA violations arising from bribes to secure U.N. contracts and covering the payments up.
The DOJ said today that a superseding indictment has charged six defendants, including four newly named defendants and two former Haitian government officials, in a bribery and money-laundering scheme that started ten years ago.
We recently talked about China's bizarre 'hit-and-run corruption" -- how up to 18,000 Chinese officials and public employees have stolen $120 billion and fled the country.
One of the toughest and most important jobs anywhere is that of a law enforcement officer. So we're happy today to hear from a member of that community.
The U.K.'s domestic antibribery laws are sturdy enough to handle a prosecution of Rupert Murdoch's son, James, if one is justified.
When Judge Richard Leon declared a mistrial in the first shot-show trial Thursday, sending the jury home after five days of deadlocked deliberations, he handed the DOJ's FCPA unit its biggest setback ever. Against the four defendants who went on trial in mid May on multiple counts, there wasn't a single conviction on a single count.
In its first FCPA Opinion Procedure Release of 2011, the DOJ confirmed what should be obvious -- that the promotional expenses affirmative defense can be used to pay travel expenses of government officials who are being shown a company's products.
Main Justice has reported that the judge in the shot-show case today declared a mistrial.
The Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Benchmarking Survey that we are conducting with the FCPA Blog closes at noon EDT on July 12.
The Wall Street Journal's Joe Palazzolo reported last night that the jury in the trial of the first four shot-defendants are deadlocked after voting six times in five days, and the judge may declare a mistrial after one more vote by the jury today.