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Entries in Foreign Official (106)
Does a defendant need to know a bribe taker is a 'foreign official' to be guilty of an FCPA offense?
Bridgestone Corporation will plead guilty and pay a $28 million criminal fine for its role in conspiracies to rig bids and bribe foreign officials, the DOJ said today.
News has come of the first prosecution under the U.K. Bribery Act.
The Travel Act challenge mounted by the Carson defendants has failed.
There could be a lot of reasons for the latest order in the Carson case.
Jury selection in the FCPA trial of John O'Shea is scheduled to start in Houston on October 25.
What do we think of the recent 'foreign official' rulings in the Carson and Lindsey cases? In a post from 2009 called We Get It, we said this:
Judge James V. Selna yesterday denied the Carson defendants motion to dismiss ten FCPA-related counts in the indictment against them based on the definition of "foreign official" in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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.