Construction firms have been at the center of many enforcement actions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including some of the biggest FCPA cases ever. Why is the construction industry so vulnerable, and how can companies protect themselves and their employees?… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Layne Christensen
In our recent report, Trends and Developments in Anti-Corruption Enforcement, we analyze major anti-corruption resolutions in 2014 and look ahead to what we expect in 2015.
Layne Christensen Company, a Texas-based water management, construction, and drilling firm, paid just over $5 million Monday to resolve FCPA charges brought by the SEC for bribes in a half dozen Africa countries to reduce taxes and speed up customs inspections and work permits.… Continue Reading
Texas-based water treatment firm Layne Christensen said in an SEC filing Friday that after a four-year investigation, the DOJ won’t file any charges for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.… Continue Reading
Kansas-based Layne Christensen Company said last week it has increased its reserve for a potential FCPA settlement from $4.8 million to $10.4 million. That amount, the company said, represents the low end of the range for a possible settlement, which could also reach $16 million or more.… Continue Reading
From the FCPA Blog members area, here’s the latest FCPA disclosure from water management company Layne Christensen.
The disclosure appeared in the company’s Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on September 10, 2012:
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In connection with the Company updating its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) policy, questions were raised internally in late September 2010 about, among other things, the legality of certain payments by the Company to agents and other third parties interacting with government officials in certain countries in Africa.