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Andy Spalding
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Jessica Tillipman
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Bill Steinman
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Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

U.K. Paper Fights Secrecy In FCPA Extraditions

The Guardian wants to know why Jeffrey Tesler and Wojciech Chodan were extradited to the U.S. last year to face FCPA-related charges.

The London-based newspaper is hoping to win the right to appeal against lower court rulings that kept key documents in the extradition secret, including arguments made by the U.S.… Continue Reading

Stanley’s Sentencing Still On Hold [Updated]

[With information added about sentencing dates for Tesler and Chodan.]

Last week, Judge Keith P. Ellison signed Jack Stanley’s latest sentencing delay (the eleventh by our count).

KBR’s former boss will remain free on bond until at least December 15.… Continue Reading

Stanley Sentencing Again Postponed

For the tenth time, Jack Stanley’s final sentencing has been delayed, this time until June 23.

Albert ‘Jack’ Stanley, 66, was KBR’s CEO when he presided over a $180 million bribery scheme in Nigeria to win work for KBR and three partners.… Continue Reading

JGC Resolves Criminal Charges

Japan-based construction firm JGC Corporation — the last of four partners who together paid $180 million in bribes to Nigerian officials — agreed today to a $218.8 million criminal penalty to resolve FCPA-related charges.… Continue Reading

Tesler Plea Expected Today

Jeffrey Tesler, the British lawyer accused of helping KBR and its partners bribe Nigerian officials, will plead guilty in Houston federal court Friday, according to his lawyer.

The AP said Telser’s lawyer wouldn’t specify what counts would be included in the plea.… Continue Reading

Will Tesler Make A Deal?

We reported this week that Jeffrey Tesler, the British lawyer accused of helping KBR and its partners bribe Nigerian officials, has stopped fighting against extradition to the United States. His lawyers said he’ll be traveling to Houston within 28 days.… Continue Reading

Tesler To Houston ‘Within 28 Days’

The British lawyer accused by American authorities of helping KBR and its partners bribe Nigerian officials said last week he’s giving up his fight against extradition to the United States.

Jeffrey Tesler, 62, a U.K… Continue Reading

KBR In £7 Million UK Settlement

KBR’s wholly-owned subsidiary, M.W. Kellogg Limited, has settled civil corruption charges with the U.K. Serious Fraud Office.

Kellogg will pay US$11,238,886 (£7,000,028). The civil fine — similar to an SEC-imposed disgorgement — equals Kellogg’s share of dividends payable from profits generated by contracts for work on Nigeria’s Bonny Island project.… Continue Reading

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