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Entries in DaimlerChrysler (39)

Monday
Sep162013

Nine of the top ten FCPA cases involve non-U.S. companies. What's up with that?

Hobbies are important and we try to make time for ours -- staring at the list of the biggest FCPA cases of all time.

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Monday
Jun172013

Corruption Risks -- China Travel Edition (Part I)

In any country, paying for travel for government officials, customers at state-owned enterprises, or customers at purely private enterprises can present corruption risks. . . .

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Friday
May312013

Total lands third on the Top 10 disgorgement list

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.

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Wednesday
May292013

France's Total SA Cracks Our Top 10 List

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.

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Tuesday
Feb192013

Latvia prosecuting officials in Daimler bribery case

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.

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Monday
Dec032012

Is a December enforcement surprise on the way?

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.

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Monday
Sep172012

Bloggers (no kidding) lead the FCPA conversation

The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.

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Tuesday
May292012

Survey Highlights Vietnam Risks

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.

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Wednesday
Mar212012

Top Ten Disgorgements (March 2012)

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.

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Thursday
Sep292011

Second Thoughts About The Second Sting Trial

Another group of defendants went on trial this week in federal court in the Africa sting case.

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Tuesday
Jul262011

Counsel To The Top Ten

What law firms and lawyers represented the companies from our list of the top ten corproate FCPA settlements of all time?

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Thursday
Jun302011

Stewart On Tyson: Who's Accountable?

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.

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