Hercules Offshore Inc. reported recently that it had received notifications from the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) related to an investigation of the company’s foreign activities. Hercules also received a subpoena requesting the production of documents as part of an investigation into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).

The company stated that it intends to cooperate fully with the investigations, while noting that it is not possible to predict the outcome of the investigations, the expenses that will be incurred, or the impact the investigations will have on the company’s stock price.