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Posts Tagged: Alcatel

‘Carbon copy prosecutions’ change the rules of the game

A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend — duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.

The article — ‘Carbon Copy” Prosecutions: A Growing Anticorruption Phenomenon in a Shrinking World’ — was written by T.Continue Reading

Bloggers (no kidding) lead the FCPA conversation

The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.

Taking  a page from our top ten list, Wayne said:

The companies that have reached the biggest settlements under the law, known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, include Siemens, the German engineering giant; Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles; Alcatel-Lucent, the French telecommunications company; and the JGC Corporation, a Japanese consulting company.

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Fox’s Top Ten For 2011, Corporate Division

As December is a time for reflection on the past twelve months, I have been considering the FCPA Enforcement Action year.

I submit for your consideration my Top 10 FCPA Enforcement Actions for 2011 in the Corporate Division.… Continue Reading

Bon Anniversaire, Guys

The Wall Street Journal’s Corruption Currents just turned one. It celebrated with a post about the top five corruption convictions of the past twelve months.

Two entries have FCPA ties.Continue Reading

Who Paid FCPA-Related Fines Overseas?

Here’s a list of fines paid overseas for bribery by companies that have settled FCPA enforcement actions.

There may be others but these are what a friend of the FCPA Blog has found so far.… Continue Reading

ICE Loses ‘Victim’ Claim In Eleventh Circuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit today said a lower court didn’t make a mistake when it denied victim status to a Costa Rican state-owned utility.

“The district court identified the pervasive, constant, and consistent illegal conduct conducted by the ‘principals’ (i.e.… Continue Reading

ICE Appeals ‘Victim’ Ruling

The Costa Rican state-owned utility that lost a bid earlier this month to become the first ‘victim’ compensated under federal law in an FCPA case has appealed the lower court’s decision.… Continue Reading

Breaking News: ICE Loses ‘Victim’ Bid

At a hearing in federal court in Miami yesterday, Judge Marcia G. Cooke made a finding that Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad S.A. (ICE) was not a victim of Alcatel-Lucent’s bribery, and not entitled to restitution. … Continue Reading