A survey by Saudi Arabia’s National Anti-Corruption Commission found that 67.8 percent of the respondents believe financial and state corruption is on the rise in the country.
At ACI’s annual FCPA Conference last November, SEC FCPA Unit Chief Kara N. Brockmeyer disclosed that the SEC expects to rely more frequently on administrative proceedings (as opposed to more traditional civil court actions) to resolve FCPA-related enforcement matters.… Continue Reading
Tyco International Ltd. agreed on Monday to pay criminal and civil penalties totaling more than $26 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
The Switzerland-based maker of fire security products paid more than $13.6… Continue Reading
We’ve mentioned before Dan Newcomb’s FCPA Digest, calling it the most definitive publicly-available catalog of FCPA prosecutions, enforcement actions and disclosed investigations. So it’s great to see the release of the March 2009 version, available here.… Continue Reading
It was just two weeks ago that we were waxing about the quiet times for FCPA watchers, due to the temporary bottleneck in the appointment of corporate monitors. But come to think of it, the Justice Department’s Fraud Section, the group in charge of FCPA enforcement, has a lot on its mind right now.… Continue Reading