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Entries in Gregory Weisman (11)

Monday
Jun052017

SEC bans former PetroTiger GC

The former general counsel of oil and gas services firm PetroTiger was suspended from practicing before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after pleading guilty to an FCPA conspiracy.

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Wednesday
Mar162016

Former PetroTiger chief sues Quinn Emanuel for refund after ‘astronomical’ bills

Joseph Sigelman (screen capture from YouTube video posted by Joseph Sigelman)Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger who was sentenced to probation and no jail time for an FCPA conspiracy when he pleaded guilty two weeks into his trial, is now fighting with the lawyers who defended him.

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Tuesday
Jun162015

PetroTiger joins Morgan Stanley with rare DOJ public declination

For only the second time in FCPA history, the DOJ Monday made a public announcement that it wouldn't prosecute a company that cooperated in building a case against a former officer.

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Monday
Jun152015

Trial ends when former PetroTiger boss pleads guilty 

Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger, pleaded guilty today to one criminal count during the third week of his FCPA trial.

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Monday
Mar162015

Colombia arrests six linked to alleged PetroTiger bribes

Prosecutors in Colombia charged six current and former employees of the state-controlled oil company with taking bribes from services company PetroTiger Ltd.

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Monday
Jan122015

Secret recordings by PetroTiger general counsel admitted as evidence against former CEO

A federal judge in New Jersey ruled last week that prosecutors can use secret video recordings in the trial of the former PetroTiger CEO that the FBI made with a camera attached to the executive's lawyer.

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Friday
Nov212014

PetroTiger defendant brings latest ‘foreign official’ challenge

Joseph Sigelman, who served as a former co-CEO of PetroTiger Ltd., is the latest FCPA defendant to argue that employees of state-owned enterprises aren't "foreign officials" under the FCPA.

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Monday
May122014

Former PetroTiger chief indicted for Colombia bribes, kickbacks

The former CEO of PetroTiger Ltd. -- a British Virgin Islands oil and gas company with operations in Colombia and offices in New Jersey -- was indicted Friday for bribing an official at Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-controlled oil company, and defrauding PetroTiger by taking kickbacks.

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Tuesday
Apr012014

Enforcement Report for Q1 '14

It was a busy three months for FCPA and related enforcement. Alcoa and a subsidiary landed 5th on the FCPA top ten list with a $384 million settlement. And Japan's Marubeni made the enforcement report for the second time in just over two years.

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Tuesday
Feb182014

Former PetroTiger co-chief pleads guilty

Image courtesy of PTS, a PetroTiger companyThe former co-chief executive officer of oil and gas services company PetroTiger Ltd. pleaded guilty Tuesday for bribing an official at Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-controlled oil company, and defrauding PetroTiger by taking kickbacks.

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Monday
Jan062014

Two oil and gas execs charged, general counsel pleads guilty

Image courtesy of PTS, a PetroTiger companyTwo former CEOs of PetroTiger Ltd., a British Virgin Islands oil and gas company with operations in Colombia and offices in New Jersey, were charged with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related offenses, fraud and money laundering. And the company's former general counsel pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud, the DOJ said Monday.

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