The main issue is whether the DOJ’s so-called expansive view of ‘foreign official’ under the FCPA is correct.… Continue Reading
From the China Compliance Digest (Issue No. 17: May 28, 2012):
An article in Legal Daily portrayed Hejin City’s new housing bureau director Xue Xinming as a kind of Chinese Baron Munchausen, constantly reinventing his background to suit the requirements of whatever promotion he was seeking at the time.… Continue Reading
The Swiss lawyer who pleaded guilty in 2004 to helping move money used to bribe Azeri officials hasn’t been sentenced, and court records indicate no sentencing date is pending.
Hans Bodmer, 57, faces up to ten years in prison for a money laundering conspiracy while he worked for Viktor Kozeny.… Continue Reading