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SEC Settles FCPA Charges With Two Former Telecom Executives

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Two former executives of Hungarian telecom firm Magyar Telecom settled FCPA charges with the SEC shortly prior to the commencement of their trial. Former CEO Elek Straub, and former Director of Central Strategic Organization...more

New Books And Records Offences Strengthen Australia’s Anti-Bribery Regime

by Allen & Overy LLP on

New criminal offences concerning false dealing with accounting documents have been introduced into Australia’s Commonwealth Criminal Code (Criminal Code). The changes address Australia’s obligations under the OECD Foreign...more

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Alert

by WilmerHale on

Busy Q1 Yields Several Significant FCPA Resolutions - Overview - On February 19, during the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) annual “SEC Speaks” conference, Kara Brockmeyer, Chief of the SEC’s FCPA...more

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Israel Beware – Trends in Enforcement.

by Mintz Levin on

Intuitively, Israeli companies and their directors would likely assume that their businesses are immune to investigation and the assessment of penalties by US regulators that are separated by a vast ocean and located more...more

FCPA: Anti-Bribery Provisions

by Carlton Fields on

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) addresses the problem of international corruption in two ways: (1) the anti-bribery provisions prohibit individuals and businesses from bribing foreign government officials in order to...more

The Origins of the FCPA - Lessons for Effective Compliance and Enforcement - Conclusion

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

This is the final part of an occasional series. The entire paper will be published by Securities Regulation Law Journal early next year. Conclusion: The FCPA Today - The FCPA was unique in the world at passage....more

Swiss National and Former Energy Executive Criminally Charged Under FCPA

In an illustration of the extraterritorial reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Alain Riedo, a Swiss citizen and the general manager of Maxwell Technologies S.A. (Maxwell), a Swiss subsidiary of a US public...more

Canadian Anti-Corruption Amendments

by Bennett Jones LLP on

Following the announced amendments to Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), which we wrote about here, there are changes that will likely bring more scrutiny for Canadians and Canadian businesses...more

Canada Moves to Strengthen Anti-Bribery Legislation

by Bennett Jones LLP on

On February 5, 2013, the government of Canada announced important amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). It is expected that the amendments, which are being introduced in the Senate, will be...more

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