An indictment was unsealed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York charging a former account manager of a Swedish multinational telecommunications company with involvement in a bribery scheme in the Republic of Djibouti and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Two Brazilian nationals and companies under their control settled SEC and DOJ charges for violating the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
A U.S. District Judge for the District of Connecticut reversed a jury verdict that found a former energy executive guilty of seven counts of violating the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
DOJ Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski highlighted the Criminal Division Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit's prosecutorial achievements and policy initiatives in 2019.
Lawmakers introduced a bill that would, among other things, prohibit foreign officials from demanding bribes.