Going To Trial On FCPA Charges — The Percentage Play

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 12:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act trial woes continue. On Feb. 21, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., dismissed the remaining 16 defendants in a high-profile FCPA prosecution, criticizing the case as a “long and sad chapter in the annals of white collar criminal enforcement.” An FBI sting operation had led to charges being filed against 22 defendants alleging that they all participated in a scheme to bribe the defense minister of the small African nation of Gabon with $1.5 million to win...
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