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Entries in Hyperdynamics Corporation (8)

Wednesday
May242017

Hyperdynamics: Another FCPA investigation could sink the company

A Houston-based independent oil company that resolved FCPA offenses in 2015 said last week that another FCPA investigation, if it were to happen, could sink the company.

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Tuesday
Oct062015

Alex Brackett: SEC ‘broken windows’ enforcement policy is showing FCPA results

In October 2013, SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White announced a broken windows enforcement policy to “pursue even the smallest infractions” of U.S. securities laws, including the FCPA, as a means of deterrence. 

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Thursday
Oct012015

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2015

During the third calendar quarter, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions and one individual resolution.

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Wednesday
Sep302015

Hyperdynamics resolves FCPA offenses linked to Guinea payments

Hyperdynamics Corporation Tuesday settled alleged FCPA books and records and internal controls offenses by agreeing to pay the SEC $75,000.

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Wednesday
Jul012015

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2015

From April through June, there were two corporate FCPA enforcement actions. There were also two individual guilty pleas, with one -- by Joseph Sigelman in the midst of his FCPA trial -- resulting in probation only and no jail time.

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Tuesday
May262015

DOJ declination for Hyperdynamics

Hyperdynamics Corporation said Friday the DOJ has closed its FCPA investigation without bringing any charges against the company.

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Thursday
Mar132014

UK oil firm declares ‘corruption force majeure’ in Guinea because of FCPA probe

Image courtesy of Tullow OilTullow Oil declared force majeure on its offshore exploration block in Guinea following the disclosure that its partner, U.S.-based Hyperdynamics Corporation, is under investigation by the DOJ and SEC for possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Nov182013

Hyperdynamics under investigation for Guinea oil and gas rights

Houston-based oil and gas company Hyperdynamics Corporation said it received a subpoena from the DOJ in September requesting documents relating to its business in the African country of Guinea.

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