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Harry Cassin
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Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Halliburton Hit With New SEC Subpoena

Houston-based Halliburton said in an SEC filing this week that it received a subpoena from the SEC in connection with an ongoing investigation of possible kickbacks and bribes in Angola.

The investigation started after an anonymous email to the company in December 2010.… Continue Reading

Who Paid FCPA-Related Fines Overseas?

Here’s a list of fines paid overseas for bribery by companies that have settled FCPA enforcement actions.

There may be others but these are what a friend of the FCPA Blog has found so far.… Continue Reading

Stanley’s Sentencing Still On Hold [Updated]

[With information added about sentencing dates for Tesler and Chodan.]

Last week, Judge Keith P. Ellison signed Jack Stanley’s latest sentencing delay (the eleventh by our count).

KBR’s former boss will remain free on bond until at least December 15.… Continue Reading

Japan’s JGC Makes Top Ten

With yesterday’s $218.8 million criminal fine, JGC joins the top ten FCPA cases of all time. Nine now involve non-U.S. companies, and the oldest — Siemens from December 2008 — is still the biggest.… Continue Reading

Stanley Sentencing Again Postponed

For the tenth time, Jack Stanley’s final sentencing has been delayed, this time until June 23.

Albert ‘Jack’ Stanley, 66, was KBR’s CEO when he presided over a $180 million bribery scheme in Nigeria to win work for KBR and three partners.… Continue Reading

JGC Resolves Criminal Charges

Japan-based construction firm JGC Corporation — the last of four partners who together paid $180 million in bribes to Nigerian officials — agreed today to a $218.8 million criminal penalty to resolve FCPA-related charges.… Continue Reading

Top Ten Disgorgements

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the DOJ’s “expansive enforcement practices” and practically none about the SEC’s. So let’s get started by taking a look at a remedy the SEC now uses in most FCPA cases: disgorgement.… Continue Reading