The only U.S.-headquartered company now on the FCPA top ten list is KBR (and its former parent, Halliburton). It landed second after paying $579 million in 2009 to settle an enforcement action for its role in the so-called TSKJ Nigeria consortium.… Continue Reading
Hobbies are important and we try to make time for ours — staring at the list of the biggest FCPA cases of all time.
Stare long enough, we’re convinced, and you can learn most of what’s important about FCPA compliance and enforcement.… Continue Reading
Allegations that more than a billion dollars paid to the Nigerian government ended up with a company controlled by a former Nigerian oil minister have triggered a money-laundering investigation in the UK, according to a report Wednesday from Reuters.… Continue Reading
Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.… Continue Reading
Italian oil and gas drilling contractor Saipem SpA confirmed that it is under investigation for corruption by Italian authorities for alleged payments in Algeria.
Saipem’s board said Wednesday the payments allegedly relate to conduct that occurred before 2009.… Continue Reading
A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend — duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.