By William Johnson, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Mario Mancuso, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Steven Witzel, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 2019-01-15T14:24:31.263+00:00
The Justice Department might get some new powers under legislation proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives that criminalizes extortion by foreign officials.
Airbus confirmed it has reached a deal with authorities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France to resolve long-running allegations of bribery and corruption. The settlement could reportedly be worth billions.
Lack of campaign finance transparency and increased perceptions of political power among the wealthy are factors that correlate with a high risk of corruption according to Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index.