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Herbalife agrees to pay $15 million to settle pyramid scheme claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

Herbalife has reached a settlement in a class action alleging that the company violated California's endless chain scheme law and the Racketeer

You operate in Africa, employ only Africans, and deal with only African governments: are you exempt from U.S. FCPA compliance? Maybe not

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Africa, USA
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  • November 6 2014

Even though a company may operate only in Africa, the DOJ and SEC have adopted a broad view of their jurisdiction and have used a relatively small

SEC settlement with Layne Christensen raises new questions on the government’s understanding of the business nexus element of the FCPA

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

Last week the SEC settled charges against Layne Christensen for various violations of the FCPA. While a relatively unremarkable case at first glance

Tri-Valley University founder gets 16 years in federal prison

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

Susan Xiao-Ping Su, the founder and President of Tri-Valley University in California received a sentence of 16 years in federal prison and was

Participation not required: SEC charges mayor as control person in municipal bond offering

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

In an unprecedented exercise of its authority to charge municipal officials with "control person" liability, the Securities and Exchange Commission

2012 year-end FCPA update

  • Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2013

The whispers have begun. By comparison to the blistering pace set in recent years, FCPA prosecutions were down in 2012 (though still far higher than

Canada’s “Integrity Framework” faces first test: means serious implications in Canada for a guilty plea on US bribery charges

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

Public Works and Government Services Canada (“PWGSC”) confirmed last month that it is reviewing the recent guilty plea to bribery charges in the US

Corporations and risks of mandatory disclosures to the government

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

One of the axioms of white-collar practice today is that companies, especially public companies, do not litigate against criminal and civil

FinCEN publishes two administrative rulings clarifying treatment of companies engaged in certain virtual currency activities

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2014

On October 27, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued two administrative rulings, FIN-2014-R011 (“Ruling 1”) and

Update on Brazil: Embraer SA and anti-corruption progress

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • Brazil, USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

Imagine you are a compliance officer for a multinational company with securities listed on a U.S. stock market. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act