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FCPA doesn’t mean just monetary bribes, JPMC!

JPMorgan Chase Paying $264 Million to Settle FCPA Charges FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2016-241 Washington D.C., Nov. 17, 2016 —  The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay more than $130 million to settle SEC charges that it won business from clients and corruptly influenced […]

And sometimes, the corruption comes first…

As the story below notes, these are only charges – this person has not been convicted.   Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Michigan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Macomb Township Trustee Arrested and Charged for Demanding and Taking Bribes   An elected Trustee of […]

Not all bribery falls under the FCPA

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Arkansas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 27, 2016 Owner of Arkansas Juvenile Mental Health Facilities Sentenced to 84 Months in Prions for Bribery Scheme   WASHINGTON – The owner of two Arkansas mental health companies that provide inpatient and outpatient mental […]

42: Is that the Answer?

With apologies to Douglas Adams, another corruption case: Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Central District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 21, 2016 Former State Senator Ronald Calderon Sentenced to 42 Months in Federal Prison for Receiving Over 150,000 Dollars in Bribes             LOS ANGELES – Former California State Senator […]

Embraer “settles” for $107 million FCPA fine

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 24, 2016 Embraer Agrees to Pay More than $107 Million to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges   Parallel Resolutions with the Securities and Exchange Commission and Brazilian Authorities Equaling $97 Million in Disgorgement Also Announced Today Brazilian […]

DOJ/SEC FCPA Enforcement Action: LATAM Airlines

The fines? Totaling $22.2 million, which include a $12.75 million criminal penalty paid to the Department of Justice, $6.74 million in disgorgement, and $2.7 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission in prejudgment interest.  This is part of a 3-year Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) agreed to by LATAM, which is […]