It’s a familiar FCPA enforcement pattern. Companies in the same segment fall like dominoes. Medical device makers, pharmas, banks, mobile phone operators, oil and gas service providers and producers — all have had their turn in the enforcement spotlight.… Continue Reading
Citibank’s parent company, Citigroup, disclosed this year that an astounding 15 percent of its employees are now categorized as “risk, regulatory, and compliance staff,” up from 4.3 percent about ten years ago.… Continue Reading
Consumer health giant Johnson & Johnson said Friday it is “responding to inquiries” from the DOJ and SEC about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.… Continue Reading
Last week produced the clearest evidence yet that global companies are shifting production away from China. Kearny’s annual Reshoring Index showed a “dramatic reversal” in the amount of manufactured goods U.S.… 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
A natural foods and bio tech firm said Thursday that practices at a company it acquired in Mexico have triggered DOJ and SEC investigations into potential environmental and FCPA compliance matters.… Continue Reading
Is there a favorite season or special time of the year that’s best for closing FCPA investigations or disclosing new ones?
I looked at a 32-month period, starting from January 1, 2017.… Continue Reading
Walmart Inc. said in an SEC filing that it’s paying the chair of its audit committee $90,000 in extra compensation because of the workload created by the company’s ongoing FCPA investigation.… Continue Reading
An American manufacturing company said last week it will stop updating disclosures about an FCPA investigation the SEC hasn’t commented on for five years.
Cleveland-based Park-Ohio Industries, Inc. said in a securities filing that it responded to a subpoena from the SEC in 2013.… Continue Reading
The day after the DOJ announced FCPA and money-laundering conspiracy charges against Jho Low and two former Goldman Sachs bankers, Goldman itself published an update about the 1MDB case and ongoing investigations.… Continue Reading