The UK House of Commons Tuesday passed legislation that would expand the powers of the government and courts to freeze assets of human rights violators.
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Russia's leading anti-corruption activist and a candidate in next year's presidential election was found guilty of embezzlement Wednesday and will likely be blocked from continuing his political campaign.
The former governor of Rio State, Sergio Cabral, was arrested in November on corruption charges. He was accused of taking bribes from construction companies. One of the contracts under investigation involved the renovation of the Maracana stadium ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA violations through a deferred prosecution agreement and total payments of $519 million.
The U.S. Congress has voted to give the President the power to punish human rights violators and corrupt leaders from any country by banning them from travel to the United States and freezing their U.S. assets.
Russia's most important anti-corruption activist said he'll run for the country's presidency in 2018.
Since the FCPA Blog started tracking the ten biggest FCPA enforcement actions more than six years ago, most companies appearing on the list have been from outside the United States.
Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical said in a securities filing Tuesday it has reserved $520 million for an FCPA settlement.
Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has been charged with soliciting a multi-million dollar bribe from oil giant Rosneft.
Texas-based Lennox International Inc. said in a securities filing Monday that it self reported to the SEC and DOJ an alleged payment of $475 to a Russian customs broker or official.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined a Russia bank $6 million Monday for executing "fictitious and noncompetitive" Russian Ruble - U.S. dollar futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Police found a bag in the home of Russia's anti-corruption chief holding over $122 million in cash that might have come from a closed bank, Russian media reported this weekend.