Pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG and two subsidiaries (one current and one former) agreed Thursday to pay the DOJ and SEC $346.7 million in penalties and disgorgement to resolve FCPA offenses in Greece, Vietnam, and South Korea.… Continue Reading
The Supreme Court today published an opinion that limits the SEC’s ability to use disgorgement without considering and deducting legitimate business expenses, making a significant change to how corporate FCPA settlements will be reached with the agency.… Continue Reading
This year the SEC has already awarded $114 million to whistleblowers, nearly twice the amount than for all of 2019. Three awards in 2020 are among the ten biggest SEC payouts ever, including last week’s $50 million award to a former BNY Mellon currency trader.… Continue Reading
In a statement Friday about its recent $1 billion FCPA resolution, Swedish telecom Ericsson made some frank admissions about its bad actors, and provided rare insight into what simultaneous FCPA negotiations with the DOJ and SEC are like.… Continue Reading
Last week’s $1.06 billion blockbuster resolution by Sweden’s Ericsson included disgorgement to the SEC of $540 million. By our count that’s the second biggest disgorgement ever ordered in an FCPA enforcement action.… Continue Reading
Swedish telecom Ericsson agreed Friday to pay the DOJ and SEC over $1 billion in one of the biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions ever.… Continue Reading
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday the CEO of Collectors Café used settlement agreements with aggrieved investors that illegally prohibited them from complaining to authorities about alleged fraud.… Continue Reading
Last month’s $231 million FCPA resolution by German dialysis giant Fresenius Medical Care included disgorgement to the SEC of $147 million. By our count, that’s the tenth biggest disgorgement ever ordered in an FCPA enforcement action.… Continue Reading
Petrobras’s $1.78 billion FCPA resolution last week included disgorgement of $933.5 million, the biggest ever ordered in an FCPA enforcement action.
The SEC allowed Petrobras to credit against the disgorgement the money it had already paid into a settlement fund for U.S.… Continue Reading
Telia Company AB’s $965.6 million settlement Thursday included disgorgement to the SEC of $457 million, the biggest disgorgement ever ordered in an FCPA enforcement action.
Telia won’t actually pay the SEC $457 million in disgorgement, however.… Continue Reading