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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


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


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


Dodd-Frank Act includes bounty program and protection against retaliation for whistleblowers in FCPA cases
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On July 21, 2010, the President signed into law the Dodd-Frank Act, bringing sweeping changes to America's financial regulatory system


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


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