The SEC lost a claimed Ponzi scheme case following a bench trial in a decision handed down late last week. The complaint alleged that a privately
The transition from a privately held company to being part of a public entity can be difficult.
Flavio Ricotti, vice president of Control Components Inc. (CCI), a California valve company that manufactures service control valves for energy industries, has pleaded guilty to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe foreign government officials and businessmen.
Following a five-week jury trial in federal court in the C.D. of California, Lindsey Manufacturing and its owner and president, Keith Lindsey, and vice president and CFO, Steve Lee were each convicted on one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and five counts of FCPA violations.
DOJ continues to usher in a "new era" of FCPA enforcement as Assistant AG Lanny Breuer termed it in a recent speech, obtaining two more guilty pleas at the end of last week.
Earlier this year Goldman Sachs and Facebook made headlines when the investment bank proposed purchasing a stake in the private company and then selling interests to investors.
The Central Bureau of Investigation ("CBI") have arrested the ChairmanManaging Director of the National Aluminium Company Ltd ("NALCO") and his wife for allegedly accepting bribes.
SEC v. McGhan, Civil No. 2:11-CV-74 (D. Nev. Filed Jan 14, 2011); SEC v. Maloney, Civil No. 2:11-CV-75 (D. Nev. Filed Jan. 14, 2011) are two actions centered on an alleged financial fraud at MedCor, Ltd.