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Posts Tagged: Technip

Another Sentencing Delay For KBR’s Ex Boss

KBR’s former CEO, Albert “Jack” Stanley, left, who presided over a $180 million oversees bribery scheme, won’t be sentenced until at least March 30.

Stanley pleaded guilty in federal court in Houston in September 2008 to a two-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and to commit mail and wire fraud.… Continue Reading

UK Court Won’t Block Telser Extradition

The Continental Center and KBR Tower (foreground) in downtown Houston. Photo by Blair McFarlainThe London lawyer accused by American authorities of helping KBR and its partners bribe Nigerian officials lost his battle against extradition yesterday.… Continue Reading

Fox’s Favorites For 2010

Attorney Thomas Fox looks back on 2010’s most memorable enforcement actionsBy Thomas Fox

As December is a time for reflection on the past twelve months, I have been considering the FCPA year.Continue Reading

Chodan Pleads Guilty

Wojciech Chodan, KBR’s former commercial vice president at a U.K. subsidiary, pleaded guilty today in Houston to conspiring to violate the FCPA.

The DOJ said he was part of a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials in exchange for contracts worth $6 billion to build liquefied natural gas facilities on Bonny Island, Nigeria.… Continue Reading

U.K. Banks And Nigerian Loot

Banks in Britain accepted deposits from corrupt Nigerian politicians between 1999 and 2005 that included bribe money, and continued the practice even after regulators issued specific warnings, according to a report released Monday by NGO Global Witness.… Continue Reading

The FCPA’s Top Ten

Here are the top ten FCPA settlements of all time. If our math is right, the financial penalties (criminal fines, civil disgorgement, and prejudgment interest) add up to $2.8 billion, with almost 50% of that coming from the top two settlements.… Continue Reading

The Billion Dollar Man

Jack Stanley: The most important cooperating witness in FCPA history. There’s never been a cooperating witness in FCPA history quite like him. A former corporate top gun, a global player, a captain of industry who once led the dark side and now sits with the prosecution, helping nail industry giants and along the way putting more than a billion dollars — a billion dollars — into the U.S.… Continue Reading

JGC Confirms DOJ Investigation

The fourth member of the TSKJ consortium — JGC Corporation of Japan — and the only one that hasn’t settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges with the U.S. government, disclosed in its latest annual report that it’s in talks with the DOJ “about a potential resolution” of FCPA-related charges.… Continue Reading

Snamprogetti, ENI In $365 Million Settlement

Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V. and its parent company ENI S.p.A of Italy will pay $365 million to resolve FCPA-related charges for Snamprogetti’s role in the TSKJ-Nigeria joint venture.

Dutch-based Snamprogetti was charged by the DOJ in a criminal information with one count of conspiracy and one count of aiding and abetting violations of the FCPA.… Continue Reading