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Posts Tagged: Frederic Bourke

Lewis Sentencing: Not This Year

Clayton Lewis — who pleaded guilty in 2005 to conspiracy to violate the FCPA — will wait until at least next February to be sentenced.

Lewis was a partner in Omega Advisors, Inc.,… Continue Reading

Are ‘Red Flags’ Good News For Bourke?

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion this week that could mean Frederic Bourke has a better chance to win a new trial.

In the appeals court, four executives of General Re and AIG won new trials after being convicted of securities fraud and related charges.… Continue Reading

Bodmer Appointed To Board Of Swiss Bank

Hans Bodmer. Photo courtesy of Hyposwiss Private Bank. Bloomberg’s David Glovin reported this month that Viktor Kozeny’s Swiss lawyer who pleaded guilty in the U.S. to conspiracy to launder money was appointed to the board of “a Swiss bank that the government said he used in the criminal scheme.”… Continue Reading

Worst FCPA Prosecutions Ever

We have enormous respect for those who serve the public, including the prosecutors at the DOJ. Without them, the ‘rule of law’ would just be pretty words.

But everyone is human and stuff happens.… Continue Reading

We Repeat, It’s The Travel Act

CCI did it. So did Nexus Technologies, Nam Nguyen, Kim Nguyen, and An Nguyen. And now Flavio Ricotti has done it too.

They’ve all pleaded guilty in FCPA cases to violating or conspiring to violate the Travel Act.… Continue Reading

At Risk For Recommending Foreign Lawyers

By William Nelson

Could an American lawyer violate the FCPA just by recommending a foreign lawyer to handle a risky transaction? It hasn’t happened yet, but it could.

To be safe, attorneys cannot simply wash their hands of a transaction once they recommend a foreign lawyer.… Continue Reading

The Accidental Felon?

Frederick Bourke, the government says, didn’t stumble into Viktor Kozeny’s conspiracy to violate the FCPA by accident, as Bourke contends. He either knew the deal was tainted by bribery and ignored the facts, or deliberately avoided learning the truth.… Continue Reading