Olympus Corporation of the Americas said Tuesday settled two separate investigations, including one involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.
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An Italian businessman who built a $350 million empire on cleaning contracts and industrial maintenance was arrested in Spain on charges embezzlement, bankruptcy fraud, money laundering, and tax offenses.
A U.S. federal judge Tuesday threw out a civil lawsuit filed Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex against Siemens AG and a South Korea's SK Engineering that alleged bribes to Pemex officials.
I’ve argued in this series (see links to the prior posts below) and in this paper that FCPA enforcement should benefit the victims of bribery -- namely, the citizens of the countries in which the bribery occurs. Congress intended the statute to do this very thing, and it should do so now.
An account executive with Alcatel Malaysia was sentenced to two years in prison and fined about $40,000 last week after being convicted in a Kuala Lumpur court of bribing a procurement official at state-owned Telekom Malaysia Berhad.
A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend -- duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery has published its latest assessment on France's fight against overseas graft.
Aon Corporation, one of the biggest insurance brokerage firms in the world, agreed today to settled FCPA charges with the DOJ and SEC.
The Wall Street Journal's Corruption Currents just turned one. It celebrated with a post about the top five corruption convictions in the past twelve months.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit today said a lower court didn't make a mistake when it denied victim status to the Costa Rican state-owned utility.