The former hedge fund executive who pleaded guilty nine years ago to conspiracy to violate the FCPA was sentenced Wednesday to time he aleady served in jail.
The U.S. Court of Appeals has denied Frederic Bourke’s request for a new trial.
Bourke, convicted in 2009 of an FCPA conspiracy and sentenced to a year in jail, argued that prosecutors knowingly allowed a key witness to present false testimony to the jury.… Continue Reading
Frederic Bourke asked a federal appeals court to consider a law review article that slams the DOJ’s handling of key testimony in his trial as unethical and amounting to legal malpractice.… Continue Reading
The Swiss lawyer who pleaded guilty in 2004 to helping move money used to bribe Azeri officials hasn’t been sentenced, and court records indicate no sentencing date is pending.
Hans Bodmer, 57, faces up to ten years in prison for a money laundering conspiracy while he worked for Viktor Kozeny.… Continue Reading
Frederic Bourke’s conviction on an FCPA conspiracy was upheld by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bourke was found guilty by a federal jury in Manhattan in July 2009 of investing in an oil privatization scheme in Azerbaijan despite knowing officials there would be bribed.… Continue Reading