Tagged: FCPA

Donald Trump on bribery scandals: US “crazy” to enforce FCPA.

On CNBC’s Squawk Box, tycoon, occasional presidential candidate, Reality TV star and bottled water purveyor Donald Trump was asked about Wal-Mart’s allegedly widespread bribery in Mexico. Having obviously thought through the arguments for and against FCPA reform, he provided the following insights: If you want to operate in Mexico, you have to pay bribes. This is […]

NGO on FCPA reform: fines should compensate victims.

The SERAP (Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project) has added its voice to the calls for FCPA reform. In a press release, the Nigerian NGO proposes that the US DOJ and SEC allocate a percentage of funds from fines exacted on corporations to aide the actual victims of corrupt government officials and agencies. SERAP argues that since […]

US DOJ brings in FBI to investigate News Corp bribes to Scotland Yard.

When details emerged last July that employees of News International (the press arm of News Corp) had possibly bribed 5 Scotland Yard police officers, the FCPA red alert must surely have sounded in News Corp’s legal department. Since then, News has brought in a number of heavy hitters to cover them, including immediately hiring Mark Mendelsohn from Paul […]