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Three former employees of direct access partners plead guilty to FCPA and related charges

USA - September 9 2013 On August 30, the Justice Department announced that three former employees of a New York-based broker-dealer, Direct Access Partners (DAP), entered...

Michael Chapman.

Eleventh Circuit set to hear oral arguments in case to clarify defining “foreign official”

USA - September 3 2013 In a previous blog entry, we discussed a landmark case currently pending in Korea where that country's Supreme Court is considering the circumstances...

Christopher W. Lucas.

First case under Korea’s version of the FCPA tests the limits of defining “foreign official”

South Korea - August 28 2013 This past February, an appeals court in Korea affirmed a lower court decision to reject a prosecution's theory of what it means to be a "foreign...

Christopher W. Lucas.

First conviction of an individual under Canada’s version of the FCPA

Canada - August 21 2013 On August 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice convicted Nazir Karigar, an agent of a Canadian subsidiary of a U.S. technology company...

Brian D. Frey.

Archer Daniels Midland raises FCPA settlement reserve

USA - August 19 2013 On August 7, 2013, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) disclosed in its SEC Form 10-Q that it had set aside $54 million to cover any monetary...