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DBE fraud enforcement on the rise while OIG cites program's significant weaknesses

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2013

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued its final audit report on the DOT's

Director of Public Prosecutions to develop a prosecution policy for UK prosecutors in relation to offences committed by journalists under the Bribery Act and other statutes

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 9 2012

Today it was reported in the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper that the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Keir Starmer, is developing an interim policy for prosecutors which will give them guidance as to the factors which they should take into consideration when deciding whether or not to prosecute journalists acting in the course of their work as journalists

Facilitation payments: aAstralia consults on proposed ban

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 21 2011

As our Australian readers will no doubt be aware, the Australian Government last week outlined a proposal to ban facilitation payments, launching a consultation paper as part of its review of facilitation payments under Australian law

Patel jailed for nine years

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 18 2011

A warning was sent out today as the first person to be convicted under the Bribery Act was jailed for a total of nine years

Charities and the Bribery Act - the distribution of aid using facilitation payments - will they be prosecuted?

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 7 2011

A few days ago I was speaking at a conference on the Bribery Act and someone asked me how the Act applies to the small payments that his charity had to make in order to get the aid which the charity is distributing across a war torn country actually delivered to the people in need

Corruption investigation into EADS - a comparison of whistleblower laws in the US and the UK

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • June 8 2011

Recently the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) started a major new investigation into allegations of corruption involving one division of European Aeronautical Defence and Space (“EADS”

Carson court upholds DOJ position on "foreign official" under FCPA

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

Following close on the heels of a similar challenge, a second U.S. District Court judge in the Central District of California has upheld the DOJ’s interpretation of the term “foreign official” as it applies to the FCPA