Tagged: SEC FCPA enforcement

2018 FCPA Year in Review: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Happy New Year! Another year is in the books for FCPA enforcement and compliance.  The headline for this past year (like many other years) is/was – The more things change, the more they stay the same. FCPA enforcement is bipartisan and immune from political winds.  I may live to regret this assertion.  Whether DOJ is under Republican or Democrat control, FCPA enforcement will continue.  DOJ’s...

Episode 64: Stryker’s SEC FCPA Settlement

Stryker Corporation has suffered a second FCPA enforcement action, and will now bear the stigma of FCPA “recidivist.”  In reaching a settlement with the SEC and agreeing to pay a $7.8 million civil penalty, Stryker will now be subject to an SEC-imposed compliance monitor. In this episode, Michael Volkov reviews the facts surrounding the Stryker SEC settlement.

First FCPA Action of 2018: Elbit Imaging

No one needs to be reminded about the importance of anti-corruption compliance.  For global companies, anti-corruption risks are amongst the top 3 risks identified by corporate leaders. Global companies face a growing network of international anti-corruption law enforcement agents and prosecutors who are coordinating and sharing intelligence.  The globalization of anti-corruption enforcement has increased significantly the risk of detection and prosecution.  While the Justice Department...