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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2019

During the third calendar quarter there were seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions with penalties and disgorgement totaling about $78.5 million.

For comparison, in Q3 2018 there were also seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2019

During the second calendar quarter, there were three corporate FCPA enforcement actions. The settling companies — including Walmart — paid a total of about $583 million for the resolutions.

For comparison, during Q2 2018, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions, with the settling companies paying a total of $985 million in penalties.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q1 2019

During the first calendar quarter there were three corporate FCPA enforcement actions, including one of the biggest resolutions of all time. In all, the three settling companies paid just over $1.1… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2018

During the third calendar quarter there were seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions with penalties and disgorgement totaling about $1.97 billion, including $1.78 billion for Petrobras.

Two individuals reached civil settlements with the SEC and three were sentenced for criminal FCPA violations.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2018

During the second calendar quarter, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions.

The settling companies paid a total of $985 million for the resolutions.

SocGen’s $585 million settlement grabbed a spot on our list of the biggest FCPA cases.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q1 2018

During the first calendar quarter, there were three corporate FCPA enforcement actions.

The three settling companies paid a total of $3.45 million for the resolutions.

All three were announced in March.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q1 2017

During the first calendar quarter, there were six corporate FCPA enforcement actions and one individual resolution.

The six settling companies paid a total of $256.5 million for the resolutions. All six were announced in January.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2016

During the third calendar quarter there were seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions and three individual resolutions.

Och Ziff’s $412 million settlement landed fourth on our list of the biggest FCPA cases.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2016

During the second calendar quarter, there were four corporate FCPA enforcement actions and eight individual resolutions (seven related to Direct Access Partners). There were also three guilty pleas by individuals.

Akamai Technologies and Nortek Inc.… Continue Reading

Latin America Enforcement Report – September 2015

Here are some highlights from Latin American about corruption, enforcement, and compliance through August 2015.

Argentina: Three former employees of the Argentinian Mint (Casa de La Moneda) and a representative of the German company Atlantic Zeiser were sentenced to prison for an overpricing scheme, in which the SOE’s employees took bribes to award contracts for the purchase of technical equipment.… Continue Reading