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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
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Russell A. Stamets
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Bill Steinman
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Trial ends when former PetroTiger boss pleads guilty

Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger, pleaded guilty today to one criminal count during the third week of his FCPA trial.

Sigelman, 44, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the FCPA. 

The charges is punishable with a a prison sentence of up to five years and up to $250,000 in criminal fines.… Continue Reading

Peter Humphrey and wife released from prison

British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife Yu Yingzeng have been released early from prison in China.
 
Humphrey and Yu were jailed in August last year for illegally obtaining and selling personal information of Chinese citizens.… Continue Reading

Brazil’s Electrobras hires Hogan Lovells for bribery investigation

Dear FCPA Blog,

You may have seen this announcement in an SEC filing on June 10 by the Brazilian-owned electric company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA –Electrobras:

. . . . we hereby inform our shareholders and the market in general that was hired the international law firm Hogan Lovells, specializing in corporate investigation, to evaluate whether there are irregularities that violate the law U.S.… Continue Reading