The SEC published in the Federal Register an interim final rule amending Forms 20-F, 40-F, 10-K and N-CSR for registrants required to comply with disclosure and submission requirements under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act.
The SEC adopted interim final amendments to certain annual reporting forms. The amendments apply to registrants that have to comply with disclosure and submission requirements under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act.
The U.S. DOJ and the SEC announced criminal and civil Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related settlements with a Kentucky-based manufacturer and distributor of copper, aluminum, and fiber-optic cable and wire.
The SEC announced that a wireless technologies company agreed to pay a $7.5 million civil penalty to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This settlement marks the first instance in which a non-bank was charged with hiring practice-related FCPA violations.