In 2011, Jacque Duschesneau, the former Montreal Chief of Police, published a report on collusion in the awarding of public contracts. He said contract bids that year were C$347 million below 2010 estimates.… Continue Reading
Many readers of the Blog will be aware of the American Society of International Law, a DC-based organization with over 4000 members from over 100 countries.
ASIL sponsors events where practitioners, policymakers, and academics get together to make connections and discuss issues.… Continue Reading
Tyco International Ltd. agreed on Monday to pay criminal and civil penalties totaling more than $26 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
The Switzerland-based maker of fire security products paid more than $13.6 million in criminal penalties to the DOJ, and $13 million in civil penalties to the SEC.… Continue Reading
The FCPA is a white-collar crime solution to a foreign policy problem.… Continue Reading
Earlier this month, Senator Emilio Gamboa Patron from Mexico’s Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI), said two anti-corruption proposals from President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto will be introduced to the national legislature in the next 15 days.… Continue Reading
Will Indonesia be the focus of new FCPA enforcement activity?
The September 20 notes for the past year’s activities of the Security Working Group under the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership Joint Commission contained the following item:
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Worked closely with the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to run joint, parallel investigations, based on the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Last week, Assistant AG Lanny A. Breuer, left, head of the DOJ’s criminal division, talked about the use and benefits of deferred prosecution agreements in corporate enforcement actions.