The DOJ announced last week that a retired U.S. Army colonel, Joseph Baptiste, was charged in a complaint for his alleged role in a foreign bribery and money laundering scheme in connection with “a planned $84 million port development project in Haiti.”… Continue Reading
The former general counsel of oil and gas services firm PetroTiger was suspended from practicing before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after pleading guilty to an FCPA conspiracy.
Gregory Weisman was sentenced in September 2015 to two years probation.… Continue Reading
Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger who was sentenced to probation and no jail time for an FCPA conspiracy when he pleaded guilty two weeks into his trial, is now fighting with the lawyers who defended him.… Continue Reading
For only the second time in FCPA history, the DOJ Monday made a public announcement that it wouldn’t prosecute a company that cooperated in building a case against a former officer.… Continue Reading
Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger, pleaded guilty today to one criminal count during the third week of his FCPA trial.
Sigelman, 44, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the FCPA. … Continue Reading
Corrupt organizations expect employees to parrot one set of values, while at the same time understanding that the real priority is to subvert these values by paying bribes to win business, or looking the other way when issues arise.… Continue Reading
Prosecutors in Colombia charged six current and former employees of the state-controlled oil company with taking bribes from services company PetroTiger Ltd.
A federal judge in New Jersey ruled last week that prosecutors can use secret video recordings in the trial of the former PetroTiger CEO that the FBI made with a camera attached to the executive’s lawyer.… Continue Reading
Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger Ltd., is the latest defendant to argue that employees of state-owned enterprises aren’t “foreign officials” under the FCPA.… Continue Reading
Joseph Sigelman, who served as a former co-CEO of PetroTiger Ltd., is the latest FCPA defendant to argue that employees of state-owned enterprises aren’t “foreign officials” under the FCPA.