Mannheim, Germany-based Bilfinger SE, an engineering and services company in the energy sector, agreed to pay a $32 million penalty to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing government officials in Nigeria.… Continue Reading
Willbros Group, Inc. said in an SEC filing that the FCPA charges against it were formally dismissed this month.
After the three-year deferred prosecution agreement and monitorship expired on March 30, the DOJ asked the federal court in Houston to dismiss the criminal charges.… Continue Reading
A report this week from Nigeria said FCPA fugitive James “Ken” Tillery has been seized by the FBI in Lagos and is being held by American authorities. But another report on Wednesday said the Nigerian high court had halted the extradition at least until the end of the month because due process wasn’t followed.… Continue Reading
We’ve mentioned before Dan Newcomb’s FCPA Digest, calling it the most definitive publicly-available catalog of FCPA prosecutions, enforcement actions and disclosed investigations. So it’s great to see the release of the March 2009 version, available here.… Continue Reading
The Justice Department’s aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act against individuals continues. On Friday, a former executive and an ex-consultant of Willbros International Inc., a subsidiary of Houston-based Willbros Group Inc.,… Continue Reading