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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


Innospec Inc.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • 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


Jean Fourcand
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Sentencing May 6, 2010 Jean Fourcand, who had pleaded guilty on February 19, 2010, to money laundering in connection with the bribery scheme involving Florida-based telecommunications companies and former Haitian official Robert Antoine, was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the scheme


Daimler AG, Daimlerchrysler China Ltd., Daimlerchrysler Automotive Russia SAO, and Daimler Export and Trade Finance GMBH
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Daimler AG, a German corporation, and three of its subsidiaries resolved FCPA charges that stemmed from a long-standing practice of paying bribes to foreign government officials in at least 22 countries, including China, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam


Opinion 10-02
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

In Opinion Release 10-02, the Department of Justice considered a request by a United States-based non-profit microfinance institution (MFI) that desires to change the status of its wholly-owned Eurasian subsidiary (Subsidiary) from a non-banking MFI to that of a licensed bank


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


Jim Bob Brown and Jason Edward Steph
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Nigeria, USA
  • September 20 2010

Brown and Steph, employees at Willbros Group, Inc., pleaded guilty for their role in a bribery scheme in which more than $6 million in bribes was giving to government officials in Nigeria to assist Willbros Group in obtaining and retaining a natural gas pipeline system contract worth $387 million


Richard Bistrong
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On January 21, 2010, FCPA charges were filed against the informant who led the government to the 22 individuals indicted in the FCPA sting operation made public two days earlier, confirming that the individual in question, Richard Bistrong, had been cooperating in order to seek leniency in his own prosecution