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Entries in aider and abettor (21)

Friday
Apr222016

No FCPA jurisdiction based solely on conspiracy and accomplice liability, court rules

On March 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut affirmed its earlier ruling that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.

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Monday
Nov192012

Siriwan, facing charges at home, asks for U.S. dismissal

The Thai official accused by the DOJ of laundering bribe money she took from two Hollywood movie producers wants the charges dropped because Thailand has postponed her extradition and will put her on trial.

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Wednesday
Sep052012

For Harris Corp, Echoes of History

Here's a note from a U.S. reader:

Dear FCPA Blog,

As noted in the Wall Street Journal, Harris Corporation is currently investigating bribery in China.
 
This is not its first brush with the FCPA. 

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Monday
Apr302012

Walmart And The Statute Of Limitations

How long is the statute of limitations for FCPA offenses?

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Thursday
Dec222011

Thirty Months For Naaman

Innospec's former agent who pleaded guilty last year to bribing Iraqi officials and violating the U.N.'s oil for food program was sentenced today to thirty months in federal prison and fined $250,000.

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Wednesday
Aug242011

Feds Drop Green Appeal; Siriwan Facing Prosecution At Home

The government on Tuesday ended efforts to put a Hollywood producer and his wife back in prison.

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Wednesday
Jul272011

'Classified' Evidence Puts Naaman Sentencing On Hold

Innospec's former agent who pleaded guilty last year to an FCPA conspiracy won't be sentenced until September and maybe a lot later.

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Tuesday
Jun282011

Jury Mulls Fate of Four Shot Show Defendants

The first shot-show defendants to be tried in federal court in Washington, D.C. are now waiting for the jury to return its verdict. Their trial opened on May 16.

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Monday
May162011

Shot-Show Trial Opens In DC

The first shot-show defendants are in federal court in Washington, D.C., where jury selection has just started.

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Thursday
May122011

FCPA Defendants Face The Verdict Of History

Should anyone be surprised by the guilty verdicts handed down Tuesday in the Lindsey case? Not at all. History, and the odds, are always against FCPA defendants.

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Wednesday
Apr132011

U.K. Jails Man For Oil For Food Kickbacks

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office said a British man who supplied surgical instruments to the Iraqi government was sentenced today by a London court to 24 weeks in prison.

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Wednesday
Apr062011

FCPA Defendants Face Long Odds

In Los Angeles this week, the trial of Lindsey Manufacturing, Dr. Keith Lindsey, Steve K. Lee, and Angela Aguilar opened in federal court. On Friday, they lost their motion to dismiss the case when the judge ruled that officers of the Mexican electric utility CFE, who the defendants allegedly bribed, aren't foreign officials under the FCPA.

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