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Entries in Instituto Costarricense De Ellectricidad (4)

Friday
Aug022013

U.S. judge tosses Pemex claims against Siemens, SK Engineering

A U.S. federal judge Tuesday threw out a civil lawsuit filed Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex against Siemens AG and a South Korea's SK Engineering that alleged bribes to Pemex officials.

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Tuesday
May212013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part X: Who Are the Actual Victims?

We saw in yesterday’s post that awarding restitution to the governments whose employees accepted (or solicited) the bribes doesn’t quite work.

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Monday
May202013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part IX: Are Host Governments Victims or Perpetrators?

I’ve argued in this series (see links to the prior posts below) and in this paper that FCPA enforcement should benefit the victims of bribery -- namely, the citizens of the countries in which the bribery occurs. Congress intended the statute to do this very thing, and it should do so now.

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Monday
Dec032012

ICE appeals victim rights case to Supreme Court

As reported by the FCPA Professor last week, Costa Rica's Instituto Costarricense De Electricidad (ICE) filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court in November.

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