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.… Continue Reading
Law firm Ritch Mueller has translated the DOJ’s April 2019 Guidance Document for the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs into Spanish.… Continue Reading
The U.S. surrendered the director of a property development company after his arrest for immigration offenses ended three years of running from Hong Kong bribery charges.… Continue Reading
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is pursuing its investigation of alleged corruption at Paris-based Alstom now that the Attorney General has given the agency permission to prosecute the company and former employees for alleged overseas bribery, if deemed appropriate.… Continue Reading
The background-check firm USIS faces a false claims action brought by a whistleblower and joined by the DOJ that alleges insufficient vetting was part of USIS’s scheme to maximize profits.
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Walmart Inc. said it has spent $439 million in legal fees and other costs associated with investigations of alleged FCPA violations and revamping its global compliance protocol.
The retailer’s fiscal 2014 Global Compliance Program Report was released in April in the wake of allegations of bribery and corruption associated with expansion efforts in Mexico, India, Brazil and China.… Continue Reading
A Colombian national pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy charge in federal court in Orlando, Florida on Monday, federal prosecutors said.
By pleading guilty, Luis Alberto Marulanda-Cardona, 54, avoided extradition to Italy to face charges there.… Continue Reading
The former vice president of a government contracting company in Virginia pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to bribe public officials.
Adam C. White, 40, worked for a government contractor that supported the U.S.… Continue Reading
Dutch oil and gas services company SBM Offshore NV announced that a two-year internal investigation produced evidence showing that its agents in Angola and Equatorial Guinea may have bribed government officials.… Continue Reading