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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

The year 2011 was marked by several important trends with respect to FCPA enforcement, but the most notable one is that it was the year in which more FCPA cases were litigated at trial than in any year previous


Fifth Circuit holds that OECD does not bar prosecution of same offense in multiple countries
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

On October 22, 2010, the Fifth Circuit issued United States v. Jeong, which held that the jurisdictional provisions of the OECD Convention did not bar multi-national enforcement of the same bribery offense by OECD countries


Recent opinion releases from DOJ provide guidance with respect to due diligence and anti-corruption controls for third-party relationships
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2010

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued two Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Opinion Procedure Releases (Opinion Releases) this year - Opinion Releases 10-02 and 10-03 - that provide guidance with respect to the types of due diligence and controls companies should consider with respect to third-party business relationships in foreign business contexts where the circumstances indicate corruption risk


Juthamas Siriwan and Jittisopa Siriwan
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Thailand, USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Indictments January 20, 2010 The Thai tourism official and her daughter who allegedly received payments and other benefits from Gerald and Patricia Green (convicted at trial in 2009), were indicted on conspiracy and money laundering charges in connection with that bribery scheme


Overseas Contractor Reform Act: HR 5366
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On May 24, 2010, Representative Peter Welch (D. VT) introduced the Overseas Contractor Reform Act, or HR 5366, to ban individuals and companies convicted of bribing foreign officials from contracting with the federal government


Robert Antoine
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Robert Antoine, a former official of the Republic of Haiti's state-owned national telecommunications company, was sentenced to 48 months in prison for his part in a money-laundering conspiracy in connection with a foreign bribery scheme involving Antoine and Floridabased telecommunications companies


Charles Paul Jumet
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Sentencing April 19, 2010 Jumet was sentenced to 87 months in prison for violations of the FCPA and for making a false statement to federal agents


Nexus Technologies, Nam Nguyen, Kim Nguyen, and An Nguyen
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA, Vietnam
  • September 20 2010

Nexus Technologies, Inc., (Nexus) a privately-owned export company, pleaded guilty in connection with conspiring to bribe officials of the Vietnamese government in exchange for lucrative contracts to supply equipment and technology to Vietnamese government agencies


Juan Diaz
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Sentencing July 30, 2010 Juan Diaz was sentenced to 57 months in prison for conspiracy in a bribery scheme involving Florida-based telecommunications companies and Haiti's state-owned national telecommunications company


BAE Systems PLC
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

UK company BAE Systems PLC pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiring to make false statements to the U.S. government in connection with certain regulatory filings and undertakings