Eva Joly, a Norwegian-born former French magistrate, is running for the French presidency under the Green Party banner.
She became famous across Europe for being a fearless anti-corruption campaigner, even taking on former minister Bernard Tapie and Crédit Lyonnais bank.… Continue Reading
German police last Thursday raided a global pipeline-equipment supplier on suspicion of bribing foreign officials to win work.
The raid came two weeks after Eginhard Vietz, 69, the owner and managing director of Hanover-based Vietz GmbH, gave an interview to the German business newspaper Handelsblatt.… Continue Reading
A report this week from Nigeria said FCPA fugitive James “Ken” Tillery has been seized by the FBI in Lagos and is being held by American authorities. But another report on Wednesday said the Nigerian high court had halted the extradition at least until the end of the month because due process wasn’t followed.… Continue Reading
On Monday, Kyle Sheahen told us how useless the FCPA’s two affirmative defenses are. He suggested that Congress fix the local-law and promotional-expenses defenses.
But at least two readers, one from the private sector and another from the DOJ (apparently), dissented.… Continue Reading