Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Executives Investigated Under FCPA Can Fear Less
Altering an unwritten policy, the DOJ eases pressure on companies to fire executives involved in FCPA wrongdoing.
General Cable Fined $75M for Foreign Bribery
The SEC alleges the company generated more than $51 million in illicit profits by bribing government officials in Africa and Asia.
SEC Settles Two Huge FCPA Cases
Petrochemical company Braskem, its parent Obebrecht, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will pay a combined $4 billion.
Brazilian Aircraft Maker to Pay $205M Over Bribery Allegations
Aircraft manufacturer Embraer admitted responsibility for multiple FCPA violations in four foreign countries from 2007 to 2011.
SEC Hit Record Enforcement Highs in 2016
The SEC broke records for single-year enforcement actions filed and total dollars gained from forfeitures.
Analogic Accused of Improper Foreign Payments
The medical device maker will pay $15 million to settle SEC charges that a Danish subsidiary "allowed itself to be used as a slush fund."
Las Vegas Sands Fined $9M Over China Dealings
The casino company violated the FCPA by failing to properly authorize or document $62 million of payments to a consultant in China.
Qualcomm Tried to Influence Chinese Officials: SEC
Qualcomm "went to extraordinary lengths" to get officials at government-owned telecom companies to buy its products, according to an SEC settlement.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Settles FCPA Charges
Sales reps at Bristol-Myers Squibb’s majority-owned joint venture in China bribed Chinese health-care providers with cash and jewelry, says the SEC.
BNY Mellon Interns Hired as Favors, SEC Says
The case involved the hiring of three interns who are related to two officials of a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund.
Ex-SAP Exec Accused of Panama Bribery
The executive arranged large discounts to a corporate partner 'in order to generate a cash pot to bribe government officials and win business for SAP.'