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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide - 2015 mid-year update
  • Jenner & Block
  • Brazil, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

The first half of 2015 witnessed a number of important developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement. Although both the DOJ and


British jury convicts former innospec executives for bribing Indonesian officials
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2014

The lengthy corruption investigation of specialty chemical company Innospec, which spanned many years and two continents, finally came to an end on


UK Sentencing Council issues definitive guideline for fraud, bribery and money laundering offenses by corporate offenders
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2014

On January 31, 2014, following months of public consultation, the Sentencing Council for England and Wales (Sentencing Council) promulgated its


United Kingdom Fraud Office hardens stance on self-reporting rules
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • December 31 2012

Following a reworking of policies in relation to the United Kingdom's Bribery Act, the country's Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"), which handles offenses


New UK Bribery Act guidance covers facilitation payments, self-reporting and hospitality
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2012

On October 9, 2012, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) issued revisions to its official Guidance for the Bribery Act of 2010 (“Revisions”


Smith & Nephew PLC settlement illustrates pitfalls of ignoring red flags
  • Jenner & Block
  • Greece, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2012

A London-based medical device company, Smith & Nephew PLC, has settled an FCPA matter with DOJ and SEC involving bribes to public sector doctors in Greece by U.S. and German subsidiaries of Smith & Nephew


U.K. publishes official Guidance for Bribery Act 2010
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

On March 30, 2011, the United Kingdom's Ministry of Justice published its long-awaited official Guidance for the Bribery Act 2010


The UK’s Serious Fraud Office criticized for lenient sentencing recommendations and its authority to enter plea agreements is questioned
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

In two recent FCPA enforcement cases prosecuted by the SFO, the British courts in question perceived the SFO's sentencing recommendations as too lenient and even question the SFO's authority to enter settlements


The UK’s new Bribery Act
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

On April 8, 2010, British lawmakers passed a comprehensive Bribery Act 2010 (the Act


Innospec Inc.
  • Jenner & Block
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 20 2010

Innospec Inc., a Delaware corporation, pleaded guilty to defrauding the United Nations (UN), to violating the FCPA, and to violating the U.S. embargo against Cuba