Frederic Bourke served nearly a year as an inmate of Englewood Camp, a 165-bed minimum-security prison in the southwest suburbs of Denver, Colorado.… Continue Reading
The former hedge fund executive who pleaded guilty nine years ago to conspiracy to violate the FCPA was sentenced Wednesday to time he aleady served in jail.
The U.S. Court of Appeals has denied Frederic Bourke’s request for a new trial.
Bourke, convicted in 2009 of an FCPA conspiracy and sentenced to a year in jail, argued that prosecutors knowingly allowed a key witness to present false testimony to the jury.… Continue Reading
The Swiss lawyer who pleaded guilty in 2004 to helping move money used to bribe Azeri officials hasn’t been sentenced, and court records indicate no sentencing date is pending.
Hans Bodmer, 57, faces up to ten years in prison for a money laundering conspiracy while he worked for Viktor Kozeny.… Continue Reading
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently released its long-awaited opinion in the appeal of hand-bag mogul turned FCPA defendant Frederic Bourke.
Bourke advanced a number of issues on appeal, but from an FCPA perspective none were as interesting as his contention that the trial court erred in giving a “conscious avoidance” instruction to the jury.… Continue Reading