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  • 715 F.3d 1268 (11th Cir. 2013), 12-13958, Odebrecht Const., Inc. v. Secretary, Florida Dept. of Transp.

    ..., S.A., which has another Brazilian subsidiary, Companhia de Obras e Infra-Estrutura, which has a British Virgin Islands subsidiary, COI Overseas Ltd. Both Companhia de Obras e Infra-Estrutura and COI Overseas Ltd. are involved in the Brazilian-financed expansion of the Port of Mariel in Cuba. ...

  • Re-Examining "Carbon Copy" Prosecutions: A Look Back and Spring Forward.

    ... resolution--now faces the specter of potential criminal charges overseas. The officer has a strong incentive to ensure that the resolution does not ... of international cooperation and coordination have included Odebrecht SA, VimpelCom Ltd, and Telia Company AB. (110) . II. Carbon Copy ...

  • Regional News - North America.

    ...Chinese, especially young affluent ones, are looking to travel overseas rather than just return home for the holidays. Another important travel ... Reserva do Paiva Hotel and Convention Center, Promovalor, Odebrecht Realizacoes Imobiliarias Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel Opens in ...

  • The Implications of Insureds’ Illegal Conduct

    Allegations of corporate bribery and corruption are increasingly frequent. According to a recent report by PwC, the World Bank estimates that more than $1 trillion is paid in bribes each year and 55 percent of global CEOs remain concerned about bribery and corruption as a threat to company growth. When insuring companies with a global presence, insurers and reinsurers therefore face a very real...

    ... foreign public official (section 6) can be committed by a company overseas if that company is incorporated in the U.K. . However, it is the ...§§ 78dd-1, et seq. . [3] Magalhaes, L. (2016). Odebrecht to Cooperate With Prosecutors in Corruption Probe. WSJ. Retrieved Dec. 18, ...

  • Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest - September 2017

    Keeping ahead of global anti-corruption trends is critical in today’s business markets. The Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest, which puts global trends at your fingertips, puts you ahead. The deep experience of the Dorsey Anti-Corruption team, drawn from the DOJ, the SEC and years in private practice, will keep you ahead. Please see full Newsletter below for more information.

  • Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest - January 2018

    Keeping ahead of global anti-corruption trends is critical in today’s business markets. The Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest, which puts global trends at your fingertips, puts you ahead. The deep experience of the Dorsey Anti-Corruption team, drawn from the DOJ, the SEC and years in private practice, will keep you ahead. Please see full Newsletter below for more information.

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 Year-End Update

    2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recovered well over $2 billion in penalties in over 50 combined actions. The SEC and DOJ also made new policy pronouncements about corporate cooperation and individual accountability, and the SEC entered into...

  • Farewell to Tom Wolfe and Welcome to Anti-Piling On

    In the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) world, the concept of ‘one-pie’ was explained back in 2016 by Kara Brockmeyer, (the then) Chief of the FCPA Unit at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Daniel Kahn, (then and current) head of the DOJ FCPA Unit.

    ... more likely to garner credit with US regulators for fines paid to overseas authorities. Some of the examples of this one-pie policy in the realm of ...In 2016, Odebrecht/Braskem, with $2.6 bn in penalties involving US, Switzerland and Brazil; ...

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2017 Mid-Year Update

    The first half of 2017 has been eagerly anticipated following the record-setting year in 2016 for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement by both the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Our mid-year update tracks major developments in FCPA enforcement trends, as well as enforcement actions, settlements, prosecutions and...

  • Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense - February 2017

    When Regulatory Failings Turn Criminal: Car Edition Redux - Why it matters: To paraphrase the famous quote from the film “All About Eve”: Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy car ride. In the first part of January 2017, the automotive industry saw two high profile resolutions—with combined criminal and civil penalties exceeding $5 billion—resulting from severe...

    .... . . Odebrecht/Braskem: On December 21, 2016, in what it called the “largest-ever ... and interest to resolve allegations that “General Cable’s overseas subsidiaries made improper payments to foreign government officials for a ...

  • Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest - November 2017

    Massachusetts-based Alere Inc. will pay $13 million to settle charges alleging that the company bribed foreign officials and engaged in an accounting fraud, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Cease and Desist order resolving the case. In the Matter of Alere Inc., Admin. Proc. File No. 3-18228 (filed September 28, 2017). The $13 million settlement is comprised of $3.3 million...

  • Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest - December 2017

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the addition of a new Department of Justice (DOJ) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) policy, titled the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy. The new policy, which was incorporated into the United States Attorney Manual, aims to provide companies transparency about the benefits available if they satisfy the listed requirements. It is being adopted...

  • Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2016 Developments and Predictions for 2017

    The past year was consequential for FCPA enforcement in numerous respects, including blockbuster penalties, new policy initiatives, and the SEC’s first DPA with an individual for FCPA violations. In April 2016, the DOJ’s Fraud Section introduced the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Plan and Guidance, which included a one-year pilot program (the “Pilot Program”) to encourage voluntary...

  • Dorsey Anti-Corruption Digest - October 2017

    Sweden-based Telia Company AB has agreed to pay $965 million to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) charges with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). U.S. v. Telia Co., No. 17-cr-60581 (S.D.N.Y. Filed Sept. 20, 2017); In the Matter of Telia Company AB, Adm. Proc. File No. 3-18195 (Sept. 21, 2017). To settle with the DOJ Telia subsidiary, Coscom LLC,

  • Shearman & Sterling’s Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/FCPA Digest - January 2017

    Shearman & Sterling’s bi-annual Trends & Patterns in FCPA Enforcement report provides insightful analysis of recent enforcement trends and patterns in the US, the UK and elsewhere, as well as helpful guidance on emerging best practices in FCPA and global anti-corruption compliance programs. Please see full Digest below for more information.

  • Global bribery and corruption outlook 2018

    For the most part, 2018 will see countries do more to enforce their anti-bribery and corruption laws. How authorities plan to do this — from cooperating with foreign counterparts to adapting others' regimes — differs by jurisdiction. Please see full Publication below for more information.

  • Sanctions Round Up: Fourth Quarter 2017

    Headlines from the final months of 2017 included the signing of a new executive order with global anti-corruption implications; new guidance on the Trump Administration’s approach to Russia sanctions under CAATSA; tightening of international sanctions against North Korea; and continued uncertainty surrounding the future of the US’s Iran policy. Enforcement ebbed this quarter, as OFAC announced...

  • Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2017 Developments and Predictions for 2018

    This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Since its enactment in 1977, the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) has brought approximately 300 FCPA enforcement actions, while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has brought approximately 200 cases. This anniversary year, the first year of the Trump administration,...