Aggressive FCPA Prosecutions Against Individuals Continue

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 12:49 PM EST) -- Kurt Hammarskjold, an American citizen who formerly served as the CEO of PetroTiger Ltd., pled guilty on Feb. 18, 2014, for his alleged role in schemes to bribe Colombian government officials and to defraud investors through a kickback arrangement.

PetroTiger, a British Virgin Islands oil and gas company, operates in Colombia and has offices in New Jersey. According to the criminal complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Nov. 8, 2013, Hammarskjold and two colleagues attempted to secure a contract to perform services in Colombia through an official at a state-owned and state-controlled petroleum company responsible for approving contracts...

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