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March 19, 2014

Marubeni Corp., a Japanese trading company involved in power generation, pled guilty to violating the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and agreed to pay a criminal fine of $88M for its participation in a scheme to bribe high-ranking government officials in Indonesia to secure a lucrative power project. DOJ

DOJ Scores Big With Record-Breaking Alstom FCPA Sentence -- Who's Next On The DOJ'S FCPA Hit List?

Posted  11/17/15
By Eric Havian and Gordon Schnell  (Published in Offshore Alert) Late Friday, French power and transportation company Alstom S.A. was sentenced to pay a $772 million fine for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) through its payment of millions of dollars in secret bribes to government officials across the globe.  This follows the company's December 2014 guilty plea to the charges.  The 9-figure...

SEC Enforcement Spotlight – Bristol-Myers Squibb pays over $14 million to settle FCPA charges

Posted  10/8/15
New York-based pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) will pay more than $14 million to settle SEC findings that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  According to the SEC’s order instituting settled administrative proceedings, between  2009 and 2014, sales representatives of BMS China sales sought to secure and increase business by providing health care providers in China with...

SEC Enforcement Spotlight – Mead Johnson Nutrition

Posted  07/30/15
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company agreed to pay $12 million to settle SEC findings that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (“FCPA”).  An SEC investigation found that employees of Mead Johnson’s Chinese subsidiary made improper payments to healthcare professionals at government-owned hospitals to induce them to recommend Mead Johnson’s infant formula to new or expectant mothers.  See SEC Press...

In Their Own Words -- Tillipman

Posted  07/10/15

-- “Let’s be clear about one thing: Chuck Blazer is not a whistleblower. And more importantly, the media’s haphazard use of this term to describe Blazer is a disservice to the brave individuals that may legitimately be deemed ‘whistleblowers.’"

-- Jessica Tillipman, Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog and Assistant Dean at The George Washington University Law School.  Click here for more.  

SEC Enforcement Spotlight -- FLIR Systems

Posted  04/9/15
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Oregon-based defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc. agreed to pay more than $9.5 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by financing a “world tour” of personal travel and gifts for Middle East government officials.  FLIR, which develops infrared technology for use in...

Top-10 FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) Settlements for 2014

Posted  01/5/15
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Here is our look-back at the top-10 FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) settlements for 2014. 10.  Bruker Corp. -- The Massachusetts-based manufacturer of scientific instruments agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle charges of providing non-business related travel and improper payments to various Chinese government officials in an effort to win business there. Click here...

DOJ Catch of the Week -- Alstom S.A.

Posted  12/24/14
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="218"] Photo Credit: Alstom[/caption] By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team This week's Department of Justice "catch of the week" goes to French power and transportation company Alstom S.A. On Monday, the company pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and agreed to pay a whopping $772 million to resolve charges of a widespread international...

DOJ Catch of the Week -- Avon Products

Posted  12/19/14
[caption id="attachment_10540" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: Avon[/caption] By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team This week's Department of Justice "catch of the week" goes to New York-based cosmetics company Avon Products. On Wednesday, its wholly owned subsidiary Avon Products (China) Co. Ltd. pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by making and concealing illicit...
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