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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


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


New mutual legal assistance treaties facilitate international cooperation in FCPA investigations
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 20 2010

On February 1, 2010, fifty-six new agreements regarding extradition and mutual legal assistance between the European Union (EU) and the United States became effective


Snamprogetti Netherlands, B.V.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Nigeria, USA
  • September 20 2010

Snamprogetti Netherlands, B.V. (Snamprogetti), a Dutch construction and engineering company, agreed to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to resolve FCPA charges for its role in a ten-year bribery scheme to secure contracts from Nigerian government officials worth over $6 billion


John Warwick
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Panama, USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Sentencing June 25, 2010 On June 25, 2010, John Warwick was sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to pay bribes to former Panamanian officials to obtain maritime contracts from the Panamanian government


Opinion 10-01
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

In Opinion Release 10-01, the Department of Justice considered a request by a United States company that entered into a contract with a U.S. government agency to perform work in a foreign country