The SEC charged the former CEO and president of a Nasdaq-traded security technology company and three other individuals in a fraudulent broker bribery scheme. The DOJ filed charges against one of the individuals in a parallel action.
Facebook agreed to pay a $5 billion fine to the FTC and the DOJ to settle claims that the company engaged in deceptive business practices by failing to give notice to customers before sharing information with third parties.
A German medical device and services company agreed to settle charges of violating the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
A U.S. company agreed to settle SEC charges for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Separately, the DOJ announced the indictment of two of the company's former executives for violating the Act's anti-bribery and accounting provisions.
A Brazilian oil and gas company agreed to settle DOJ and SEC charges concerning the misrepresentation "of assets, infrastructure projects . . . and the nature of its relationships with its majority shareholder, the Brazilian government."