Lindsey FCPA Verdicts Prompt Hard Look At Trial Risks

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT) -- A federal jury's resounding guilty verdict Monday against Lindsey Manufacturing Co., two executives and an intermediary in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case sent a strong warning signal, but it's still too early to tell whether the convictions will have a deeper impact, experts say.

The verdict — which jurors reached after less than a day of deliberation in California federal court — marked the first conviction against a corporate entity after a trial for FCPA violations, according to prosecutors, and one of the first decisions...
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