Trial courts have decided 'foreign official' challenges before. We already looked at the Carson case. This time, it's the Lindsey prosecution -- when another federal judge issued a written ruling on the meaning of 'foreign official.'
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In U.S. v. Carson, the defendants submitted a sixty-one page argument on the issue of who's a 'foreign official,' along with a declaration by Mike Koehler about the FCPA's legislative history that stretched to one hundred fifty pages.
Two Haiti Telco defendants convicted by a jury last year of FCPA, wire fraud, and money-laundering offenses have asked a federal appeals court to review the meaning of 'foreign official.'
This week we talked with Brian Kindle at the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists. Listen here.
An internal investigation at Massachusetts-based Bruker Corporation found evidence that employees in China and Hong Kong bribed foreign officials.
Mike Koehler of the FCPA Professor talked to Reuters' Brett Wolf this week about the DOJ's promised FCPA guidance.
An Australian executive who once served as CEO of state-owned Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. ("Alba") was charged on Wednesday in the U.K. with taking bribes.
Joel Androphy is the lawyer who led John O'Shea's successful FCPA defense.
Simmering throughout 2011, the robust FCPA reform debate can now be divided into a number of distinct drafting and public policy battle fields.
Jury selection in John O'Shea's trial is scheduled to start on January 11.