It is a somewhat common refrain that while corporate executives and companies pressured into paying bribes overseas face prosecution under the FCPA, the foreign officials who solicit, demand, and even extort the bribes go scot-free. As with many refrains, however, the reality is more complex.
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The former owner and president of a Pennsylvania consulting business pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices by bribing an official at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Tomas Clarke, a former senior vice president at New York-based Direct Access Partners who worked in the firm's Miami office, was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for his role in bribing a Venezuela bank official.
The former chief executive officer of Direct Access Partners LLC and a managing director were each sentenced to four years in prison Friday for bribing a Venezuela state bank official in return for bond trading business.
A federal grand jury in Philadelphia indicted the former owner and president of the Chestnut Consulting Group Inc. Tuesday for bribing an official of an international development bank.
The former chief executive officer and an ex-managing director of U.S. broker-dealer Direct Access Partners LLC pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribing an official of a state-owned Venezuelan bank in exchange for bond trading business.
The former chief executive officer of Direct Access Partners LLC and a former partner at the brokerage firm were charged in federal court in New York Monday for bribery involving Venezuela’s state bank.
A former vice president from Venezuela's state economic development bank pleaded guilty Monday and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors investigating a massive bribery and fraud scheme by a U.S. broker.
The DOJ said Friday another broker from Direct Access Partners pleaded guilty to bribing foreign officials in Venezuela in exchange for bond trading work.
Two executives of an SEC-register broker-dealer pleaded guilty Thursday to bribing an official of a state-owned Venezuelan bank in exchange for bond trading business.
The DOJ Wednesday arrested the former head of the Miami office of brokerage firm Direct Access Partners for conspiracy to bribe an officer at a state-owned Venezuela bank in exchange for bond trading business.
Two brokers affiliated with a New York firm were charged in federal court with paying at least $5 million in bribes to an official at a state-owned Venezuelan bank to win bond trading work.