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Posts Tagged: BAE Systems

Japan’s JGC Makes Top Ten

With yesterday’s $218.8 million criminal fine, JGC joins the top ten FCPA cases of all time. Nine now involve non-U.S. companies, and the oldest — Siemens from December 2008 — is still the biggest.… Continue Reading

The Cost Of Recalcitrance

Last month, Alcatel-Lucent and three subsidiaries settled FCPA-related charges. They paid $92 million to resolve criminal charges with the DOJ and $45 million in disgorgement to the SEC. Let’s look at the criminal fine.… Continue Reading

Trouble For BAE’s U.K. Plea Deal

A judge in London today adjourned sentencing of BAE under its plea deal with the Serious Fraud Office until tomorrow — “after hearing submissions and argument about the nature” of certain payments by BAE in Africa, according to an updated report in thebriberyact.comContinue Reading

What Deters Foreign Bribery?

During an unprecedented Senate investigation into the DOJ’s FCPA enforcement practices, Senator Arlen Specter, left, today questioned why no one is going to jail in the most egregious cases of foreign bribery.… Continue Reading

When Money Talks, Do Individuals Walk?

Corporations can’t be jailed for violating the FCPA. Their main punishment is financial — criminal fines and, for issuers, civil penalties and disgorgement of profits.

Under the federal sentencing guidelines, corporate punishment depends in part on how much money was involved in the crime.… Continue Reading