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FCPA year in review: 2014
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 6 2015

The biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") story of 2014 was that the cost of resolving an FCPA enforcement action has gone up. In a year in


Federal appellate court rules that the FCPA prohibits corrupt payments to certain foreign government-owned businesses
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

For the first time since the enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), a federal appellate court has defined what constitutes an


Iran nuclear deal reached; sanctions remain in place
  • Jones Day
  • Iran
  • July 16 2015

On July 14, 2015, the European Union, together with the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China (known as the "P51


PCAOB proposes important changes to audit reports
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board ("PCAOB") recently proposed new auditing standards that, if adopted, would substantially expand the


SEC brings hiring practices into FCPA focus
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

The SEC recently fined Bank of New York Mellon ("BNY Mellon") nearly $15 million for allegedly violating provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices


Department of Justice FCPA Pilot Program Outlines Incentives for Corporate Self-Disclosure and Cooperation: What's New and Will It Matter?
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

On April 5, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced a one-year "FCPA Enforcement Pilot Program" to encourage voluntary self-disclosure


Government's annual certification claims under the FCA take a hit in federal court in California in a case involving individual liability
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • November 8 2013

In a decision dated November 5, 2013, United States v. Reunion Mortgage, Inc., David Thayer and Kent Harvey, Case No. 13-02340 SBA (N.D. Ca.), a


SEC flexes its muscle on accounting fraud and targets more individuals
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 17 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced the settlement or filing of a number of significant accounting fraud cases. Coupled with


U.S. Department of Justice announces updated guidelines on individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing - implications for internal and government investigations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 16 2015

On September 9, 2015, after years of criticism by Congress and commentators about the paucity of prosecutions of individuals in major white collar


Implementation Day Triggers Significant Changes to International Sanctions Against Iran
  • Jones Day
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 19 2016

International sanctions on Iran changed drastically on Saturday, January 16, 2016. After months of anticipation and speculation, the International