Higher Education Institutions Are Beginning to Get an Education in the FCPA

By | Employment Law Lookout | December 22, 2016
Higher Education Institutions Are Beginning to Get an Education in the FCPA

No differently than companies doing business overseas—especially in high-risk markets—American colleges and universities who do business overseas face real risks of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and must be mindful of the enforcement landscape that applies to these criminal violations.

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Petrochemical Manufacturer Braskem S.a. to Pay $957 Million to Settle FCPA Charges

By | The Whistleblower Blog | December 21, 2016
Petrochemical Manufacturer Braskem S.a. to Pay $957 Million to Settle FCPA Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a Brazilian-based petrochemical manufacturer whose stock trades in the U.S. markets has agreed to settle charges that it created false books and records to conceal millions of dollars in illicit bribes paid to Brazilian government officials to win or retain business.

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