The danger of litigating, at least to trial, on the back of criminal conduct giving rise to guilty pleas and convictions both under the FCPA and similar English legislation was illustrated in the recent case of Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood v Innospec Ltd.… Continue Reading
A Texas jury Monday awarded a whistleblower $175 million in his False Claims Act suit against Trinity Industries for faulty guardrails. Under federal law, the award will be trebled to $525 million.… Continue Reading
FCPA Blog-sponsor AlixPartners released its 2014 Litigation and Compliance Survey last week. The report explored the nature and frequency of disputes faced by companies in North American and Europe and the various approaches that companies are undertaking to deal with potential litigation.… Continue Reading
China’s state-run newspaper People’s Daily has accused multinational companies of avoiding taxes in China and urged authorities to take measures to combat tax evasion.
Foreign companies have been diverting their profits to overseas branches or their parent companies in order to avoid paying taxes in China, People’s Daily said.… Continue Reading