US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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In The News Today - July 29, 2014

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. agreed to pay $2 million to resolve a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The SEC alleged incidents in Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Nepal and ... [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Bribery Probe Costs Smith & Wesson $2 Million

SPRINGFIELD — Gun maker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges by federal regulators that it bribed foreign officials to sell firearms in other countries. The Securities & Exchange Commission said Monday that the company violated ... [Published Business West - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

USA to deny corrupt African officials visas

Corrupt government officials from Ghana and all over Africa will be denied visas into the United States of America (USA) to clamp down on corruption in Africa.The move which was initially applicable to only a number of African countries will now affect ... [Published Citifmonline - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Total Cost of Risk for Businesses Rose 2% in 2013: RIMS

Article CommentsThe average total cost of risk (TCOR) for businesses rose two percent from $10.70 per $1,000 of revenue in 2012 to $10.90 per $1,000 of revenue in 2013.It is the third year in a row the cost trend has been up, according to the latest ... [Published Insurance Journal - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 7 reports

Smith & Wesson (SWHC) to Pay $2M in SEC Bribery Case

Smith & Wesson ( SWHC ) has agreed to pay a $2 million bribery charge from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).The firearms company was fined $2 million by the SEC for allegedly paying out foreign officials between 2007 and 2010. Smith & ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Gun-maker banged to rights

The regulator accused the company of making improper payments – including providing guns as gifts – to foreign officials in Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Bangladesh and Nepal, over a three-year period of time. “From 2007 through early 2010, as Smith & ... [Published Economia - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To Settle Corruption Charges (SWHC, SPX, SPY, IWM)

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The SEC said employees and representatives of the company, "authorized ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

For Avon, $135M FCPA Settlement Is Just a Start

While Avon Products Inc. works to resolve its long-running Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case, its proposed settlement is part of a recent trend in overseas bribery cases. ... [Published Law.com - Newswire - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

SEC Enforcement Officer Dishes on the FCPA: More Cases Coming; Cooperation Sought — Bloomberg BNA

The Securities and Exchange Commission has a number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases in the pipeline, Kara Brockmeyer, chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s FCPA unit, said July 10.In an interview, she told Bloomberg BNA that some of these cases ... [Published Securities Docket - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Secret World of Oil

Oil powers our cars and our economy. But it’s also a fuel source for bribery and corruption across the globe. Ken Silverstein, an award-winning investigative journalist and former Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine, shines a light on the industry’s ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to Speak at KC’s FCPA in 2014 & Beyond Live Webcast

New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Event: Navigating India - U.S. Cross-Border Bribery and Corruption Risks

Today, most businesses are operating in an increasingly difficult and competitive marketplace and, with the decline in growth of mature economies, management and boards of directors are increasingly pursuing opportunities in emerging, rapid-growth markets. ... [Published Pillsbury Law - Jul 26 2014]

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The commission's order, released Monday, said, "Smith & Wesson failed to properly account for the improper payments to its agent in Pakistan, the inflated lab testing payments to its agent in Indonesia, and the improper expense payments to its agents in Turkey in its books and records. Instead, Smith & Wesson improperly characterized the payments it made in Pakistan as legitimate commissions, and those that it made in Indonesia and Turkey as legitimate business expenses."

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Wilkinson and Walsh of Paul Weiss notch summary... [Published Inside Counsel - 2 hours ago]
In The News Today - July 29, 2014 [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
Bribery Probe Costs Smith & Wesson $2 Million [Published Business West - 3 hours ago]
USA to deny corrupt African officials visas [Published Citifmonline - 7 hours ago]
Total Cost of Risk for Businesses Rose 2% in 20... [Published Insurance Journal - 8 hours ago]
Hedge Fund Fraud Specialist Mark Berger Joins N... [Published HedgeCo - 10 hours ago]
Gun-maker banged to rights [Published Economia - 10 hours ago]
Oshkosh Corporation Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Q... [Published Wall Street Select - 11 hours ago]
Federal prosecutor Marc Berger joins Ropes & Gray [Published PE Hub Blog - 12 hours ago]
Big data tools deliver significant ROI in enter... [Published Tech Republic - 21 hours ago]
Smith & Wesson Pays $2M in Overseas Bribery Pen... [Published National Law Journal - 23 hours ago]
Smith & Wesson settles charges of bribing forei... [Published Business Insurance - Jul 28 2014]
Smith & Wesson (SWHC) to Pay $2M in SEC Bribery... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jul 28 2014]
STOCKS GO NOWHERE, FAMILY DOLLAR AND ZILLOW ANN... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
SEC Alleges US Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Paid Pak... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 28 2014]
SEC Alleges US Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Paid Pak... [Published International Business Times - Jul 28 2014]
Greenberg Traurig's Jessica L. Parker-Battle Ap... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Smith & Wesson fined $2M for overseas bribes [Published The Hill - Jul 28 2014]
Regulators hit Smith & Wesson with $2 million b... [Published Fortune - Jul 28 2014]
Smith & Wesson Fined $2M Over Foreign Bribery C... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Jul 28 2014]
Regulators shoot down Smith & Wesson [Published USA Today - Jul 28 2014]
Smith & Wesson fined for Indonesia, Pakistan br... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 28 2014]
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 28 2014]
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $US2 Million ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 28 2014]
UPDATE 1-Smith & Wesson settles SEC bribery cas... [Published CNBC - Jul 28 2014]
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 28 2014]
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To... [Published Business Insider - Jul 28 2014]
Smith & Wesson agrees to pay $2m to settle SEC ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 28 2014]
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
Smith & Wesson Fined For Improper Practices By SEC [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 28 2014]
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Federal prosecutor Marc Berger joins Ropes & Gray [Published PE Hub Blog - 12 hours ago]
Federal prosecutor Marc P. Berger has joined the New York office of Ropes & Gray . He will be a partner in Ropes & Gray’s government enforcement practice. PRESS RELEASE Today, Marc P. Berger, a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern ...
STOCKS GO NOWHERE, FAMILY DOLLAR AND ZILLOW ANN... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
Stocks rose, but ultimately went nowhere on the first day of a busy week that will give us a ton of information about the U.S. economy. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,975.43, +14, (+0.1%) S&P 500: 1,978.39, +0.05, (0%) Nasdaq: 4,445.92, -3.6, ...
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The SEC said employees and representatives of the company, "authorized ...
Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Ha... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 26 2014]
New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will ...
Edward Kang, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP to Spea... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 26 2014]
New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward Kang, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast ...
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SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jul 28 2014]
SEC Charges Hewlett-Packard With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 09 2014]
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