Posts Tagged: Statute of Limitations
Last week, John O’Shea asked a federal court in Houston to dismiss the FCPA case against him. He said the government didn’t indict him within the statute of limitations period.
For FCPA offenses, the deadline to indict a defendant is normally five years from when the offense occurred.… Continue Reading
A reader sent a thoughtful comment about our post, FCPA Conspiracy Theories.
If you missed it, Larry from DC (probably not his or her real name) said:
This is an important post, due to the abundant prosecutorial advantages of bringing conspiracy FCPA charges vis-a-vis substantive FCPA charges.… Continue Reading
Enforcement actions by the DOJ against companies and individuals are often resolved by the defendant pleading guilty to a conspiracy count. We had assumed the DOJ used conspiracy instead of substantive FCPA offenses solely to give cooperating defendants a break.… Continue Reading
A Virginia man pleaded guilty on Friday, November 13th to being part of an overseas bribery conspiracy that began in 1996 and ended in 2003. Charles Paul Edward Jumet, 53, was charged in federal court in Richmond, Virginia under a two-count criminal information.… Continue Reading
Our post yesterday referred to the long-pending Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations at Halliburton and DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler AG). For readers wanting to know what the two companies are now saying about their FCPA issues, we’ve rounded up their latest disclosures.… 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