Last week the FCPA Blog published a provocative post, “Lori Loughlin: How ‘clearing her name’ could ruin her life.” While I’m sure it was a difficult post to write, it was an equally uncomfortable post for me to read.… Continue Reading
Tomas Clarke was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday, following Ernesto Lujan’s two-year sentence last Friday. Sentencing might seem like the last chapter of an FCPA enforcement action. For the defendant, however, what comes next is the toughest part of all.… Continue Reading
A federal judge Thursday refused to approve a settlement of sanctions violations by a subsidiary of Dutch aerospace firm Fokker Technologies Holding.
Federal judge Richard J. Leon of the District of Columbia said the proposed $21 million penalty was “grossly disproportionate to the gravity of Fokker Sercvices’ conduct in a post-911 world.”… Continue Reading
The FCPA Blog posed this question to the DOJ and FBI’s public affairs’ offices Wednesday: Has the FCPA Unit at the FBI been disbanded? In response, Christopher Allen in the FBI’s Public Affairs Office said: “The FBI’s investigations are managed through the International Corruption Unit, and that unit is absolutely not being disbanded.”… Continue Reading