Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - Securities l Corporate l Business Law

United Technologies Charged With Violating FCPA

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Connecticut-based United Technologies Corporation will pay $13.9 million to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by making illicit payments in its elevator and aircraft engine businesses…. Read More

Magyar Telekom Executives Agree to Pay Penalties

On April 24, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that two former executives at Hungarian-based telecommunications company Magyar Telekom have agreed to pay financial penalties and accept officer-and-director bars to settle a previously-filed SEC case alleging they… Read More

General Cable Corporation Settles FCPA Charges – Posted by Brenda Hamilton

Posted by Brenda Hamilton One December 29, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Kentucky-based General Cable Corporation agreed to pay more than $75 million to resolve parallel SEC and U.S. Department of Justice investigations related to its violations… Read More

Brazilian Airplane Manufacturer Embraer S.A. Charged with FCPA Violations

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a global settlement along with the U.S. Department of Justice and Brazilian authorities that requires aircraft manufacturer Embraer S.A. to pay more than $205 million to resolve alleged violations of the Foreign… Read More

SEC Charges Vincente Garcia Under FCPA

On August 12, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a former executive at a worldwide software manufacturer has agreed to settle charges that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing Panamanian government officials… Read More

Avon Products Charged with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations

On December 17, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged Avon Products Inc. with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by failing to put controls in place to detect and prevent payments and gifts to… Read More