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Friday
Dec262014

Avon disgorgement lands on top ten list

Image courtesy of AvonAvon's $135 million settlement with the DOJ and SEC earlier this month included a disgorgement to the SEC with interest that ranks 8th on our list of the biggest FCPA disgorgements.

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Tuesday
May062014

Are Administrative Proceedings the New Civil Complaints?

Click to enlargeAt ACI's annual FCPA Conference last November, SEC FCPA Unit Chief Kara N. Brockmeyer disclosed that the SEC expects to rely more frequently on administrative proceedings (as opposed to more traditional civil court actions) to resolve FCPA-related enforcement matters.

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Wednesday
Nov272013

Weatherford lands on our Top 10 list

With its $152.6 million FCPA enforcement action Tuesday, Weatherford International has landed ninth on our list of the Top 10 FCPA cases of all time.

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Wednesday
Nov202013

Graft fight going global, DOJ’s Cole says

Emphasizing the United States' worldwide leadership in combating foreign bribery, James M. Cole, deputy attorney general at the Department of Justice, addressed the participants at the American Conference Institute's FCPA conference on Tuesday in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Monday
Oct142013

French court clarifies foreign bribery law, but restricts it

In July, the Paris Regional Criminal Court acquitted French oil company Total SA and its managers of foreign bribery charges in the infamous Oil For Food case.

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Monday
Sep162013

Nine of the top ten FCPA cases involve non-U.S. companies. What's up with that?

Hobbies are important and we try to make time for ours -- staring at the list of the biggest FCPA cases of all time.

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Monday
Jul082013

Total SA, execs win acquittal in oil-for-food case

A French court Monday acquitted oil giant Total SA, its chief executive, a former government minister, and more than a dozen other defendants on charges of violating the U.N.'s oil-for-food program.

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Monday
Jul012013

Enforcement Report for Q2 '13

It was blockbuster quarter for FCPA enforcement, and April was one of the busiest months on record.

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Monday
Jul012013

Will Snowden leaks scuttle joint U.S.-EU anti-bribery enforcement?

Over the weekend, the German weekly Der Spiegel said the NSA bugged European Union offices in Washington, Brussels, and at the U.N. in New York, and infiltrated EU computers to monitor telephone conversations, e-mails, and other documents.

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Friday
May312013

Total lands third on the Top 10 disgorgement list

As part of its $398 million settlement Wednesday, Total S.A. agreed with the SEC to disgorge $153 million of profit made from its bribery in Iran. That's the second biggest disgorgement in FCPA history.

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Wednesday
May292013

France's Total SA Cracks Our Top 10 List

With its $398 million enforcement action Wednesday, Total S.A. has landed fourth on our list of the Top 10 FCPA cases of all time.

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