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Posts Tagged: Jurisdiction

No FCPA jurisdiction based solely on conspiracy and accomplice liability, court rules

On March 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut affirmed its earlier ruling that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.… Continue Reading

Brazil’s Electrobras hires Hogan Lovells for bribery investigation

Dear FCPA Blog,

You may have seen this announcement in an SEC filing on June 10 by the Brazilian-owned electric company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA –Electrobras:

. . . . we hereby inform our shareholders and the market in general that was hired the international law firm Hogan Lovells, specializing in corporate investigation, to evaluate whether there are irregularities that violate the law U.S.… Continue Reading

SEC declination for South Africa’s Net1

Net 1 UEPS Technologies said in a securities filing Monday that the SEC isn’t recommending an enforcement action after investigating possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

South Africa-based Net1 said in December 2012 that the SEC, DOJ, and FBI were investigating payments to South African government officials to win a contract with the Social Security Agency.… Continue Reading