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Anti-corruption & Bribery in France
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France, Global
  • May 24 2018

A structured guide to anti-corruption and bribery in France

Concurrent resolution of FCPA, export controls and sanctions violations demonstrates close cooperation of federal agencies
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

On November 26, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission announced an agreement with three subsidiaries of Swiss

Multinational oil services company resolves FCPA, sanctions, and export control matter
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

On November 26, the DOJ announced that Weatherford Internationala multinational oil services companyand certain of its subsidiaries

Ninth Circuit reverses FSIA exception; no commercial activity in the U.S. in Iraq’s Oil For Food Program
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2012

Terenkian v. Republic of Iraq, No. 10-56708 (9th Cir. 2012), addresses the important international practice question of whether activity by a non-U.S. sovereign satisfies the “commericial activity” exclusion to the application of the Foreign Sovereign Immunicties Act, thus permiting the federal courts to excercise subject matter jurisdiction over a matter

AWB case highlights concerns for directors in conducting business in high risk markets
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 12 2012

Australias Criminal Code prohibition on the bribery of foreign public officials has been in force since December 1999

AWB case highlights concerns for directors in conducting business in high risk markets
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 10 2012

Much recent attention has been devoted to the need for Australian companies to pay greater attention to managing the risks around bribery and corruption as regulatory enforcement attention increases in this area

Ousama Naaman
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

Ousama Naaman, a former agent for specialty chemical manufacturer Innospec Inc., has received a 30-month sentence and a $250,000 fine for paying bribes to Iraqi government officials to win contracts under the former United Nations Oil for Food Program

Even the bagman: foreign agent sentenced to thirty month prison term for FCPA violations
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2012

On December 22, 2011, Ousama Naaman, a former agent for Innospec Inc., was sentenced to serve 30 months in prison and pay a fine of $250,000 following his guilty plea to charges of violating the FCPA and conspiracy to violate the FCPA, among others

SFO recovers dividends from innocent shareholder
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2012

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office today (13 January 2012) announced a new development in its efforts to tackle corruption

DOJ targets FCPA and anti-trust violations jointly
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2011

On October 5, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Bridgestone Corporation (“Bridgestone”) filed a plea agreement in U.S. District Court in which Bridgestone admitted to violating the Sherman Antitrust Act (15 U.S.C. 1) (“Sherman Act”) and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (18 U.S.C. 371) (“FCPA”