A U.S. federal judge Tuesday threw out a civil lawsuit filed Mexico’s state-owned oil company Pemex against Siemens AG and a South Korea’s SK Engineering that alleged bribes to Pemex officials.… Continue Reading
We saw in yesterday’s post that awarding restitution to the governments whose employees accepted (or solicited) the bribes doesn’t quite work.
But can’t we think of a workaround? Can we somehow bypass the government?… Continue Reading
I’ve argued in this series (see links to the prior posts below) and in this paper that FCPA enforcement should benefit the victims of bribery — namely, the citizens of the countries in which the bribery occurs.… Continue Reading
As reported by the FCPA Professor last week, Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense De Electricidad (ICE) filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court in November.
In its Petition, ICE asks the following question, “Whether a crime victim who is denied rights conferred by the federal Crime Victims’ Rights Act has a right to directly appeal the denial of those rights?”… Continue Reading