On May 17, 2011, the SEC and the
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced their agreements with Tenaris S.A.
(Tenaris) regarding alleged FCPA violations by Tenaris. Tenaris agreed to pay
more than $5.4 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest...
By Jennifer Morrissey Esq. and
Orlando Vidal Esq.
It is no secret that energy companies frequently find
themselves in the crosshairs of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations.
Energy companies' activities abroad often take place...
the three federal banking agencies and the
SEC approved for comment a
proposed regulation implementing Section 619 of the
Dodd-Frank Act, more generally known as the
'Volcker Rule.' The 298-page proposal