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In any country, paying for travel for government officials, customers at state-owned enterprises, or customers at purely private enterprises can present corruption risks. . . .
As part of its $398 million settlement Wednesday, Total S.A. agreed with the SEC to disgorge $153 million of profit made from its bribery in Iran. That's the second biggest disgorgement in FCPA history.
With its $398 million enforcement action Wednesday, Total S.A. has landed fourth on our list of the Top 10 FCPA cases of all time.
At least seven officials in Latvia, including members from the Riga city council, will be prosecuted for taking bribes from German vehicle-maker Daimler AG in return for public transport contracts.
For most of us, December means giant year-end bonuses, moving to bigger houses, and getaways to the Turks and Caicos. No, that's not true.
The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.
Nearly half of Vietnam’s companies said they have had to bribe officials in order to do business, according to a survey released last month by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Since we first listed the top ten FCPA disgorgements a year ago, two new companies joined the list -- Johnson & Johnson and Magyar Telekom. They replaced GE and Baker Hughes.
Another group of defendants went on trial this week in federal court in the Africa sting case.
What law firms and lawyers represented the companies from our list of the top ten corproate FCPA settlements of all time?
In February, Tyson Foods settled FCPA offenses with the DOJ and the SEC for $5.2 million. The offenses related to illegal payments by company representatives to government-employed inspection veterinarians in Mexico, and a cover-up of the payments.