FTX crypto-exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried filed a motion in federal court in New York Monday to dismiss most of the criminal charges against him, including the FCPA conspiracy count.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Victor Kozeny
Many an in-house compliance professional has spent a weekend (or ten) consumed with handling the tricky questions presented when an employee finds themselves incarcerated in one emerging market or another. It is unclear, especially at first, whether the arrest was justified in most cases.… Continue Reading
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. He walked free on March 21.
Bourke, 67, was convicted in 2009 of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and lying to FBI agents.… 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