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The V&E Report
Insights in Government Enforcement and Investigations

  • 14
  • August
  • 2019

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Third Circuit Upholds Bribery Conviction Despite Narrowed Definition of “Official Act” Under McDonnell

Last week, the Third Circuit upheld the conviction of Robert Cordaro, a Lackawanna Pennsylvania County Commissioner, for bribery, extortion, and racketeering despite Cordaro’s claims that the Supreme Court’s holding in McDonnell v. United States decriminalized his conduct. Cordaro was convicted in 2011 for his role in a pay-to-play scheme in which he allegedly received payment and support from engineering firms in exchange for influencing government agencies to contract with the firms on various projects.

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  • 25
  • June
  • 2019

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DOJ Employs Aggressive Tactics to Win 5th Straight Trial Victory, Highlighting the Risks for Executives in FCPA Cases

On June 20, 2019, a federal jury in Boston returned guilty verdicts against two high-level executives for their role in a conspiracy to bribe foreign government officials in Haiti, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related money laundering and Travel Act offenses.

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One for You, Two for Me — Cognizant FCPA Declination a Mixed Bag for Companies

In the first FCPA enforcement action of the 2019 season, DOJ issued a particularly lenient declination to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, but required additional disgorgement beyond what the SEC could collect in its own parallel action and indicted two of the company’s most senior executives.

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