FCPA Professor has been described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related,” and “the most authoritative source for those seeking to understand and apply the FCPA.”
Set forth below are the topics discussed this week on FCPA Professor.
In honor of Father’s Day, this post discusses how compliance and parenting have a lot in common.
This post checks in on Petrofac’s scrutiny.
As discussed here, there is very little in common with COVID vaccination rates and FCPA compliance – except that the government encourages both. Yet in one instance, the government provides meaningful incentives to induce action and in the other instance the government does not.
Asante Berko (a former Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International) resolved a 2020 SEC FCPA enforcement action charging him with FCPA violations and other charges for “orchestrating a bribery scheme to help a client [a Turkish energy company] win a government contract to build and operate an electrical power plant” in Ghana. (See here).
In resolving the Berko enforcement action, this post asks: what about Liu (the 2020 Supreme Court decision holding that disgorgement is permissible under a relevant statutory scheme only if it is awarded to victims).
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