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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


On June 30, 2021, the World Bank Group (the World Bank) announced the delisting of three companies for suspected misconduct liable to penalties: Crosswords Ltd. (“Crosswords”), Al-Zubairi Group for General Trading, Contracting, Transportation, and Oil Services (“Al-Zubairi”) and Companhia Brasileira de Projetos e Empreendimentos (“COBRAPE”). These are the last three out of 18 settlements reached …

As the coronavirus pandemic threatened to overwhelm Chinese hospitals last year, Chinese dealers appear to have colluded to inflate the prices of ventilators and other essential medical equipment from multinational companies such as Siemens, GE and Philips, according to a review recent public records on the sale of medical equipment in China. Hospitals have bought …

Law360 (July 19, 2021, 6:01 p.m. EDT) – The former US Department of Justice attorney whose legacy included a push to hold big banks accountable for market manipulation such as identity theft, leading to billions of high dollar settlements, joined Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP as a partner. Robert A. Zink was most recently …

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On Friday, June 25, 2021, Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited (Amec), a London-based global engineering company, entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). The DPA stems from the DOJ’s filing of information accusing Amec of conspiring to violate the anti-corruption provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act …

Designed to streamline the myriad (and archaic) of anti-corruption and common law legislation that historically governed corporate bribery cases, the Bribery Act came into effect on July 1, 2011. Its purpose was to bring the UK on a par with other leading countries and put an end to the idea that UK enforcement agencies were …

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 12, 2021– Signpost solutions, a global leader in national and international investigations, compliance solutions, security and technology monitoring and consulting, today announced the hiring of Jeffrey Cramer as a senior general manager based in Chicago. Cramer is an accomplished investigation and business intelligence professional with over 20 years …

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CHILD POVERTY PROGRAMS are at the center of Democrats’ work on a massive reconciliation plan, but most party proposals, even from committee chairs and party leaders, are likely to be left on the cutting room floor. With the pressure to keep the overall package price below $ 3 trillion, or even less, the only train …

The UK resolution of the John Wood Group PLC (Wood) Corruption Act violation has been released. Wood found himself in the position of “carrying the box” for the corrupt conduct of Foster Wheeler and the company that acquired him, Amec (Amec Foster Wheeler). One can only marvel at how much worse the facts listed in …