As We Say, Not Necessarily As We Do

The FCPA Professor Mike Koehler has a few questions for Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer after Tuesday's speech; in particular, how the DOJ can do so much preaching when its actions don't back up its words.

Facilitating Payments or Bribes?

As Mike Koehler explains in his latest piece, where a facilitating payment ends and where a payment to "obtain or retain business" begins is a difficult question.

Two-Tiered FCPA Justice?

As Mike Koehler points out in his latest column, the seemingly uneven treatment of big companies like Daimler, BAE, and Siemens as compared to individuals like Charles Paul Edward Jument raises the question of whether there is a two-tiered system for FCPA justice.

Jurors in William Jefferson Case Speak

In August 2009, former Congressman William Jefferson was found guilty by a federal jury of a variety of charges, but not guilty of a substantive FCPA charge. We now have some insight into why this was the case.

HP Execs Embroiled in Bribery Investigation

  • April 15, 2010

Several execs and employees of HP are being investigated by German and Russian authorities for paying bribes to foreign officials to win a lucrative contract. The investigation brings up a bevy of potential FCPA issues as well.

Clarifying Comments

From time to time, one's ideas and opinions can be taken a bit out of context and that is, Mike Koehler believes, what occurred in a recent Corporate Crime Reporter article.