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SEC opens FIFA-related investigations
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Although not yet confirmed by the SEC, media reports suggest that the SEC has opened several investigations of publicly traded companies who


FIFA investigation updates: United States requests extradition of FIFA officials
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

On July 1, the United States formally requested the extradition of seven FIFA officials associated with DOJ's ongoing corruption investigation. These


Switzerland and United States investigate FIFA
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Switzerland, USA
  • July 8 2015

Swiss authorities recently arrested seven FIFA officials in Zurich and seized over nine terabytes of data at the FIFA head-office. In the US, the FBI


Falling short of the gold: SEC charges BHP Billiton with FCPA violations relating to its 2008 Summer Olympics sponsorship program
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On May 20, 2015, the SEC announced that BHP Billiton had agreed to pay $25 million to settle charges that it violated the FCPA’s Accounting


The unfolding FIFA scandal: will the DOJ show the banks a red card?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The worldwide soccer community has for years decried the brazen corruption that permeated FIFA, international soccer’s governing organization, but


Tom Brady better off as a famous quarterback than a registered representative
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

And this is true for any number of reasons! There’s the money, the supermodel wife, the buddy trips to the Kentucky Derby . . . . All pretty obvious


The FIFA criminal case DOJ’s extensive criminal toolbox
  • Volkov Law Group
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

Now that the dust has settled a little on the FIFA criminal case, I wanted to throw my two cents into the commentary pot. Those who focus on whether


FIFA investigation updates: plea agreement with American FIFA official unsealed
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

On June 15, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York unsealed a 2013 plea agreement under which American FIFA Executive


FIFA and BHP Billiton: the unique FCPA challenges present in international sports
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Global, USA
  • June 15 2015

Recent enforcement actions by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission have raised the profile of corruption in international


FIFA in DOJ's sights: no holds are barred, and their reach is long
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 12 2015

The FIFA scandal illustrates plainly the risk of exposure to FCPA prosecution for any organisation undertaking business activity off-shore. The US