As of 1 February, the new French whistleblower protection law is in effect. Its provisions protects French employees of private companies from sanction or dismissal “for having reported or
In another of what will likely be many such lawsuits by pension funds, New York City Pension Funds filed a shareholder derivative action against Wal-Mart over the bribery and corruption scandal
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.
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
The US DOJ announced today that Smith & Nephew has admitted to and settled claims related to an offshore kickback scheme with a Greek distributor. Smith &
When a company’s stock price dives or its reputation is besmirched due to a criminal investigation, what action can affected individuals or shareholders take to seek compensation? What
In the ongoing FCPA case related to Cinergy’s alleged bribery of Haitian officials, their lawyer is planning to bring in Prof. Edgardo Rotman of the University of Miami Law School to make the
I’m not sure if we need to be really worried about this. Is it truly wrong for the DOJ to work with a company’s lawyers to figure out if there was a violation of the FCPA? My sense is