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With Redefined Risks, GCs Must Redefine Their Role
Morrison & Foerster's new global study, titled "In the Face of Complexity and Change, the Time to Lead Is Now", reveals that General Counsel
United States
3 Jul 2019
New FCPA Decision: How Long Is The FCPA’s Reach?
A little more than a year after Deustche Telekom and Magyar Telekom entered into multi-million dollar settlements with the SEC and DOJ to resolve claims that the two companies violated the FCPA, three former Magyar executives lost their bid to have their parallel SEC enforcement action dismissed.
United States
21 Feb 2013
DOJ And SEC Issue Long Anticipated FCPA Guidance
"Resource Guide" Sheds Some Light, but Gray Areas Remain
United States
16 Nov 2012
Most Severe Setback To DOJ Thus Far In FCPA Prosecutions: Judge Dismisses All Charges In Africa Sting Case
Although the government continues to secure record fines against corporations settling violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"),1 the Department of Justice ("DOJ") has faced significant setbacks in FCPA trials, most recently in the "Africa Sting" case.
United States
1 Mar 2012
Regulators Listen To Senate Critics: Eight Ex-Siemens Execs Charged For FCPA Violations
The Siemens case is undoubtedly the biggest case in FCPA enforcement history: the "pattern of bribery" involved was "unprecedented in scale and geographic reach."
United States
27 Dec 2011
False Affidavits And Lies Doom First-Ever FCPA Jury Conviction Of Corporation
Yesterday a federal judge threw out the government’s first-ever trial and conviction of a corporation accused of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
6 Dec 2011
Deferred Prosecution Agreements Truly A "Game Changer" At The SEC For FCPA Violations?
The SEC’s message is consistent and clear: companies that self-report Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") violations will have better outcomes than companies that do not voluntarily come forward.
United States
7 Jul 2011
Alcatel-Lucent Settles "Unprecedented" $137 Million FCPA Case
After a six-year international investigation, the DOJ and SEC announced that Alcatel-Lucent S.A. will pay one of the largest settlements in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act history.
United States
12 Jan 2011
DOJ Official Proclaims "New Era" of FCPA Enforcement
Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, Criminal Division, Department of Justice, announced a "new era of FCPA enforcement" this week. He emphasized that DOJ’s aggressive enforcement of the FCPA is "here to stay."
United States
1 Dec 2010
SEC Issues Proposed Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules
Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission released a 181-page set of Proposed Rules for the implementation of the new, robust whistleblower provisions enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank").
United States
15 Nov 2010
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