Looming News Corp. FCPA Settlement May Disappoint

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Despite the hype surrounding News Corp.’s expected foreign bribery settlement, experts say U.S. and British prosecutors may let Rupert Murdoch’s media empire escape criminal charges and pay a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act sanction that falls well below record levels.

News Corp. is in the process of negotiating a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve bribery allegations that came to light during a phone-hacking scandal, The Guardian and The Telegraph reported this week. Reporters at the U.S. company’s British newspaper arm are accused of...
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