China's ZTE Corporation agreed Tuesday with the DOJ and two other agencies to pay $892 million for knowingly shipping dual-use telecoms equipment to Iran for six years and lying to cover up the trade offenses.
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Jing Wang, the former president of global business operations for Qualcomm Inc., was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for his role in a three-year insider trading scheme and cover up.
Frederic Cilins, 51, a French citizen, pleaded guilty Monday in the Southern District of New York to obstructing a federal criminal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.
Did someone say FCPA enforcement had slowed down? Look again.
The DOJ said Monday a French citizen has been arrested and charged with trying to obstruct a federal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.
How long is the statute of limitations for FCPA offenses?
The former associate general counsel of GlaxoSmithKline who won dismissal without prejudice of an obstruction and false statement indictment last month has been reindicted.
Two recent cases have focused attention on the hard choices faced by company counsel involved in criminal investigations and prosecutions.
The DOJ last week unilaterally dismissed the obstruction charge against Hong "Rose" Carson, one of the four defendants from Control Components Inc. now awaiting trial in federal court in California.
Here's a chilling warning to company lawyers who may become involved in FCPA investigations.
For allegedly flushing documents down a toilet before an interview with company lawyers, Rose Carson is facing 20 years in prison. Who's warning employees about the "federal" aspects of internal investigations?