In its prosecution of Frederic Bourke for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by helping Czech-born fugitive Viktor Kozeny bribe Azeri officials, the government plans to call at least two witnesses who have admitted their guilt in the case.… Continue Reading
He wasn’t kidding. Last week’s record-setting indictment under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of six individuals from one company highlights the Justice Department’s strategy to target people, not just companies. In September last year, Mark Mendelsohn — the DOJ official responsible for FCPA criminal prosecutions — told an audience: The number of individual prosecutions has risen – and that’s not an accident.… Continue Reading
Frederic Bourke won’t face Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges after all. He was indicted in May 2005 with Victor Kozeny and David Pinkerton over an alleged plan to bribe officials from Azerbaijan from 1997 to 1999 in connection with the privatization of the state oil company.… Continue Reading
A report yesterday from Dow Jones said the United States has dropped its sputtering prosecution of David B. Pinkerton on charges of conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The government had alleged that in June 1998, as the head of AIG Global Investment Corp.,… Continue Reading
The press is reporting that the Department of Justice on August 21, 2007 appealed the dismissal of FCPA charges against three men in connection with a bribery scheme in Azerbaijan.
On June 21, 2007, the U.S.… Continue Reading