Anti-Corruption Digest - March 2014

Welcome to Dorsey & Whitney’s monthly Anti-Corruption Digest. Anti-corruption enforcement crosses boundaries like no other, so keeping up to date is more important than ever. In this digest, we draw together news of enforcement activity throughout the world and aim to reduce your information overload. Our London, Minneapolis, New York and Washington DC offices edit the digest and select the most important material so that you can use this digest as a single source of information

Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Found to Commit FCPA Violations in Obtaining Judgment Against Chevron

On March 4, 2014, federal judge Lewis Kaplan of the Southern District of New York (Case No. 11-civ-0691) found that New York lawyer Steven Donziger and others within his firm violated the FCPA in obtaining a record $9.5 billion environmental judgment against oil giant Chevron in 2009.

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Topics:  Anti-Corruption, Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Corporate Counsel, Corruption, FCPA

Published In: General Business Updates, Criminal Law Updates, International Trade Updates

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