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Leniency-for-Compliance in Corporate Crime: Examining Both Sides of the Exchange

For over two decades, the federal government has employed roughly the same approach to corporate crime. Prosecutors promise leniency in exchange for corporations’ commitment to improve the internal structures and systems that ensure their employees’ compliance with law. 1,620 more words

White Collar Crime

Advent of Transnational Anti-Corruption Laws in Sports

World sports today is among other things a business, often involving political and private interests.Corruption is then a logical corollary. This problem is further compounded by the fact that across the sporting sector, most deals and decisions take place behind closed doors. 2,173 more words

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Davis Polk Discusses Acquittal of Ex-Alstom Executive on FCPA Charges

On February 26, a long-running legal battle over the scope of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) took another turn when a federal trial court judge ordered that former Alstom executive Lawrence Hoskins be acquitted of the FCPA charges against him. 1,733 more words

White Collar Crime

Gibson Dunn Offers 2019 Year-End FCPA Update

2019 was, by many measures, the most significant year ever in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement. More than $2.6 billion in corporate fines sets a new high-water mark, driven by the two largest corporate resolutions in the statute’s history. 21,256 more words

Securities Regulation

The Hoskins Prosecution Comes To An End

By Dan Portnov

On Friday, November 8, 2019, Lawrence Hoskins was convicted of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.[1] The jury verdict, delivered on a Friday afternoon in Connecticut, barely made the national news (the bar has been set higher these days), but in the FCPA world it was a huge victory for the government. 1,155 more words

Conviction After Jury Trial

Unaoil bribery sentencing April 20 2020

The Ahsanis, who are British citizens, conspired with others, including multiple companies and individuals, to bribe government officials in Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Libya and Syria from around 1999 to 2016, The U.S. 71 more words

Biden & Violating the FCPA would give him 5 years in Prison if he was a Corporate Director

Armstrong Economics Blog/Corruption

Re-Posted Oct 5, 2019 by Martin Armstrong

COMMENT: Mr. Armstrong thank you for your work and opinion.
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