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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Search Results for: label/Statute of Limitations – Page 2

Supreme Court limits SEC disgorgement power

[…] to limit the Securities and Exchange Commission’s legal authority to recover ill-gotten pr ofits from defendants. The Supreme Court in Kokesh v. SEC said the SEC’s use of the remedy known as disgorgement is subject to a five-year statute of limitations. The case clarified the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Gabelli v. SEC (pdf). […]

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Newmont Mining discloses FCPA review

One of the world’s biggest gold miners said in a securities filing Wednesday it is investigating some business activities in countries outside the United States.

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Should ‘Grand Corruption’ Be A Crime Against Humanity?

[…] be internationally outlawed. In 2010, President Obama apparently put his weight behind the idea. He was likely frustrated that the FCPA doesn’t reach corrupt foreign officials. As of today, however, the United States isn’t one of the 108 State Parties to the Rome Statute. Under the Clinton administration, the U.S. joined the 60 countries […]

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Wal-Mart’s Victims Part V: What the World Needs Now

[…] Petroleum has more relevance to the FCPA and Wal-Mart than you might think. Kiobel concerned the Alien Tort Statute, a federal law passed in 1789 as part of the Judiciary Act. Its original purpose was somewhat obscure, and the statute lay dormant for nearly two centuries. But in the last thirty years, federal courts […]

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FCPA Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy charges aren’t always used only to reward cooperating FCPA defendants. Here are some reasons why the DOJ might use the conspiracy statute instead of pressing substantive FCPA counts.

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Did Bill Clinton violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act?

Image courtesy of the Clinton FoundationIn 2005, former president Bill Clinton traveled to Kazakhstan to meet with its leader, Nursultan Nazarbayev. Clinton flew to Almaty with the Canadian mining financier Frank Giustra on Giustra’s private jet, the New York Times reported Thursday. Giustra was there to secure rights to Kazakhstan’s rich uranium deposits.

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2020 has been a crazy year for the FCPA too

While we have understandably been distracted by the challenges of 2020 – from serious concerns about our health and the well-being of our loved ones to not-so-serious concerns of how we look on video conferences – things in the FCPA world have been humming along. In fact, this year has seen some remarkable FCPA […]

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