The former chief financial officer of Siemens S.A. – Argentina pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in New York City to conspiring to pay tens of millions of dollars in bribes to Argentina government officials in connection with a $1 billion contract to create national identity cards.… Continue Reading
As we have said so many times before, the first step in addressing corruption is convincing the world that systemic corruption is not an immutable feature of human society.
That we can take effective steps to reduce it; that it should become the exception rather than the rule.… Continue Reading
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has amended the Cuba sanctions regulations for the second time this year.
While many of the amendments, which went into effect last Monday September 21, reflect nothing more than some fine-tuning and expansion of the January 16 amendments, here is a glimpse of the changes that affect business and trade.… Continue Reading
Hyperdynamics Corporation Tuesday settled alleged FCPA books and records and internal controls offenses by agreeing to pay the SEC $75,000.
The Houston-based oil and gas company received subpoenas from the SEC and DOJ in 2013 requesting documents relating to its business in the African country of Guinea.… Continue Reading
Brazil has been rocked by a series of scandals stemming from corruption in procurement, from Petrobras to the World Cup.
Please join a panel of distinguished Brazilian lawyers to discuss legal efforts to counter this wave of corruption, including important reforms in debarment, bid protests, criminal law and compliance.… Continue Reading