Perspectives on Anti-Corruption & FCPA
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NEW YORK – The US Department of Justice remained busy in its first year of the Trump Administration, charging 20 individuals with violations under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — the second highest year of individual prosecutions since 1977.
M. Scott Peeler, Robert L. Capers, Glenn C. Colton, Kay C. Georgi, Terree A. Bowers, Peter V. B. Unger, Temitope K. Yusuf
When companies create anti-bribery programs and provide training to staff, many understandably focus on bribery of foreign government officials.
Arent Fox Partner Peter Zeidenberg responded to President Donald Trump’s pardon of the chief of staff to former Vice President Dick Cheney during an interview on Yahoo News’ Skullduggery podcast.
Earlier this week, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission sent shockwaves through the financial-industry legal-and-compliance communities, announcing its largest-ever Dodd-Frank whistleblower awards, totaling $83 million.
There is no “adequate procedures” defense to bribery under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, but it has long been understood that maintaining a robust, risk-based compliance program can lead to reduced charges and penalties.
On July 28, 2015, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, an Illinois-based pediatric food producer, settled FCPA charges brought by the SEC for over $12 million.
US Supreme Court Decides Landmark False Claims Act Case Resolving Unsettled Statute of Limitations and First-to-File Bar Questions
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday decided a closely watched False Claims Act (FCA) case, Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, with important implications for companies confronting FCA claims.
Alstom SA’s release today from World Bank sanctions ensures that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will not impose an independent corporate monitor under its recent settlement with the company.
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations can lead to significant collateral consequences.
Eleventh Circuit Holds Officers and Employees of Haitian State-Owned Telecom Company Are ‘Foreign Officials’
In a closely watched case, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has concluded that officers and employees of a foreign government-owned company may be “foreign officials” for purposes of the anti-bribery prohibitions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
World Renowned Fashion Giant Ralph Lauren Corporation Resolves Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigation with DOJ & SEC for $1.6 Million
Ralph Lauren Corporation has agreed to pay $1.6 million collectively to resolve allegations of misconduct under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for allegedly bribing government officials in Argentina.
Government Enforcement & White Collar Partner Michelle Shapiro will speak at American Conference Institute’s 12th Advanced Forum on FCPA & Anti-Corruption for Arent Fox’s Life Sciences Industry on June 20 in New York.