In the second year of the Trump administration, U.S. white collar law enforcement priorities became clearer, particularly with regard to
2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the U.S
On Oct. 31, James McClung, a former Louis Berger International Inc. executive, self-surrendered to the Bureau of Prisons to begin his year-and-a-day
As BakerHostetler recently reported in its FCPA Mid-Year Update, the phenomenon of parallel prosecutions is gaining popularity as more countries
Recently, in the wake of massive protests throughout Brazil concerning corruption and other issues, Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff
With continued concerns about instability in the global economy, governments and financial institutions recognize the significant threats caused by economic crimes.
On July 1, 2011, the British Bribery Act 2010 (BBA) takes effect.
In another example of the Government's increased enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (the "FCPA") against companies and individuals, on May 10, 2011, Lindsey Manufacturing Company ("Lindsey Manufacturing"), its President, Keith E. Lindsey, its Chief Financial Officer, Steve K. Lee, and a Mexican intermediary, were all convicted by a federal jury for their alleged roles in a scheme to pay bribes to Mexican Government officials at Comisión Federal de Electridad ("CFE"), a state-owned utility company (United States v. Noriega et al., No. 10-01031 (C.D. Cal. Sept. 15, 2010)).
The Lindsey Manufacturing case is yet another example of the Government's active FCPA enforcement activities.
Life imitated spy movies last Thursday, when ten people accused of being Russian secret agents pled guilty in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York to charges of conspiring to act as unregistered foreign agents.