Year: 2007

The Week in Review (October 26 to November 1, 2007): Key SEC Enforcement Trends and A Significant Litigation Loss

This past week key cases brought by the SEC, highlight areas of focus over the past year and signal the direction of enforcement efforts to come: insider trading and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. At the same time a litigation

Another FCPA Case: Clearly a Growing Trend

Yesterday, the SEC filed another enforcement action based on alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). This action was against Ingersoll-Rand Company, Ltd. and related to payments made to Iraq under the U.N. Oil for Food Program. In