The DOJ’s Yates Memo is nearly a year old. The anti-corruption and compliance communities are still wondering what impact it will have on individual responsibility for white collar crimes. That in turn has brought more interest about past prison sentences for FCPA offenses and what future defendants might expect when sentenced.… Continue Reading
Canada’s biggest engineering and construction firm is recovering more than $13 million, claiming it was a victim of alleged bribes paid to the son of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
The Wall Street Journal’s James Grimaldi and Margaret Coker reported that SNC-Lavalin’s recovery “has surprised many lawyers involved with stolen-asset recovery efforts, because the work has been focused on returning ill-gotten gains to the countries, not firms whose officials paid bribes.”… Continue Reading
The only U.S.-headquartered company now on the FCPA top ten list is KBR (and its former parent, Halliburton). It landed second after paying $579 million in 2009 to settle an enforcement action for its role in the so-called TSKJ Nigeria consortium.… Continue Reading
Oil field services giant Halliburton said this week its internal investigations into potential FCPA and conflict violations in Angola and Iraq are continuing, and the company is reporting all results to the DOJ and SEC.… Continue Reading
Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.… Continue Reading
In his 61-page ruling this week allowing the SEC’s suit against two former Noble executives to go forward, federal district judge Keith P. Ellison provided some excellent ‘guidance’ about the FCPA.… Continue Reading
Jack Stanley paid his former employer Kellogg, Brown & Root LLC $9.25 million last week as partial restitution for kickbacks he took when he ran the company.