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Senior U.S. Officials Discuss Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Enforcement Trends and Activity

On November 18–21, U.S. regulators attended the 30th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), where they discussed the near-record amount of FCPA penalties in 2013 and disclosed that there are more than 150 ongoing FCPA investigations. Regulators from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) …

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Swiss National and Former Energy Executive Criminally Charged Under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

In an illustration of the extraterritorial reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Alain Riedo, a Swiss citizen and the general manager of Maxwell Technologies S.A. (Maxwell), a Swiss subsidiary of a US public company, was criminally charged with violating anti-bribery, book and records, and internal control provisions of the FCPA. According to the …

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