Since the DOJ launched the Pilot Program in April 2016 to encourage companies to self-report FCPA violations and cooperate with the feds, the DOJ has published seven declination letters addressed to companies under investigation.… Continue Reading
This year the DOJ required disgorgement of ill-gotten gains as a predicate for preferential treatment under the new FCPA enforcement Pilot Program, regardless of whether the participating company was publicly or privately owned. … Continue Reading
The Justice Department released letters Thursday under the DOJ’s Pilot Program to two Texas companies that won’t be prosecuted for violating the FCPA but will each have to disgorge all profits they made from the bribery.… Continue Reading
During the second calendar quarter, there were four corporate FCPA enforcement actions and eight individual resolutions (seven related to Direct Access Partners). There were also three guilty pleas by individuals.
Akamai Technologies and Nortek Inc.… Continue Reading
As reported by the FCPA Blog Tuesday, the SEC and DOJ entered into parallel resolutions with Analogic Corporation and Analogic’s wholly-owned Danish subsidiary BK Medical ApS in connection with violations of the books and records and accounting controls provisions of the FCPA.… Continue Reading
The volunteer researcher who compiles the FCPA Blog’s Corporate Investigations List also tabulated the companies that have mentioned China as part of an ongoing FCPA investigation.
There are 24 companies on this China Edition of the Corporate Investigations List.… Continue Reading
After Nortek and Akamai resolved FCPA enforcement actions with the SEC Tuesday with non-prosecution agreements requiring cooperation and disgorgement, both companies released declination letters issued under the DOJ’s new Pilot Program.… Continue Reading
The Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday announced non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) with two unrelated companies for bribes foreign subsidiaries paid to Chinese officials.
Massachusetts-based internet services provider Akamai Technologies agreed to pay about $652,000 in disgorgement and about $19,400 in interest. … Continue Reading
Nortek Inc. said in its annual report Monday that FCPA spending in 2015 rose to $2.3 million for legal and other professional services connected to an investigation in China.
FCPA spending in 2014 was $800,000, the company said.… Continue Reading