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Och Beset by Foreign Corruption Lawsuits

Chidem Kurdas

Class action lawyers are circling NYSE-listed Och-Ziff Capital Management Group like a posse of Indian braves whooping around a wagon. 455 more words

Fraud Investigation

The OECD Convention and Extraterritorial FCPA Jurisdiction

I suggested in an earlier post that a major reason for the increase in foreign anti-bribery prosecutions in other countries since the passage of the… 408 more words

Commentary

What messages are bribery settlements sending out to would be briber givers and receivers?

Influential, wealthy and ‘lawyered-up’ entities are settling bribery cases with prosecutors by throwing money at the case in order to avoid admitting guilt or proving innocence. 423 more words

Corruption

How corrupt is too corrupt under the FCPA?

A recent story should serve as a cautionary tale for companies that do not want to run afoul of the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act… 257 more words

Legal Events

Should FCPA Enforcers Focus on Corruption in the Poorest Countries?

A few months ago, the Wall Street Journal published an interview with Charles Duross, the current Morrison & Foerster partner who up until last February led the U.S. 716 more words

Commentary

The Case Against an International Anti-Corruption Court

Judge Mark Wolf recently published a Brookings Paper, and an accompanying Op-Ed in the Washington Post last week, calling for the creation of an “International Anti-Corruption Court” (IACC), modeled on the International Criminal Court (ICC). 2,967 more words

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