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I have a strong desire to improve relations between the developed and developing world. I am desperate to see a more just and more united society. It's fashionable these days for critics -- we won't name them -- to say there's no evidence the FCPA has reduced bribery.But saying there's no evidence of crimes not committed isn't exactly, you know, conclusive of anything.Regular readers will see familiar arguments from posts here and here (and we continued the discussion in a more recent post here).

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German engineering firm Bilfinger said Sunday an internal investigation has found that employees of a subsidiary paid bribes to public officials in Brazil for contracts related to the 2014 World Cup. Mannheim, Germany-based Bilfinger SE, an engineering and services company in the energy sector, agreed to pay a $32 million penalty to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing government officials in Nigeria. A former consultant for pipeline contractor Willbros International Inc. After Gerald and Patricia Green were convicted last year of one count of conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, nine counts of violating the FCPA, and seven counts of money laundering, prosecutors asked for ten-year jail terms.

was sentenced Friday for his role in a scheme to pay more than $6 million in bribes to government and political party officials in Nigeria. If the DOJ and SEC are prosecuting corporations instead of individuals for FCPA violations -- an idea raised in another post -- the numbers should show it. The Greens' lawyers argued for no time behind bars.

The management team will remain unchanged, the company says in a news release, with Andy Farris serving as CEO. “Since being acquired by WIllbros in 2009, all of the original elements of the Wink organization have remained intact,” Farris says in a prepared statement.

“We are delighted to be returning to our roots as a privately held company and are excited about the opportunities in front of us.” Willbros, a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil, gas, refining, petrochemical and power industries, says it continues to pursue selling other business sectors.

Many thanks to all readers, inside the courtroom and elsewhere.

If anyone knows what it means to be called a "pundit" with quotation marks, please let us know.Combining Willbros' team with ATS', we'll be collectively stronger, safer, more reliable, and more responsive to customers.ATS' and Willbros' individual strengths will dovetail nicely and allow us to expand workflow and widen our geographical reach." Launched in 2008, Alliance Tank Service is now a turnkey tank service provider that offers premium tank-storage applications including: aboveground storage tank construction (API 650, API 620, and AWWA), API 653 tank repairs, civil and structural engineering design, concrete foundation design, in-house drafting, cathodic protection, secondary containment, piping, and consulting services.Bernhard Capital Partners has acquired two business segments of Houston-based Willbros Group, the companies announced this morning.Along with acquiring Willbros’ Heater Engineering services, which are based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Bernhard Capital is also picking up its Baton Rouge-based Downstream Engineering services.Do these giant financial penalties actually punish and deter the giants or, simply establish a cost of doing business and shield top executives culpable in the most egregious FCPA violations from punishment? [T]his Court must decline defendants' remarkable invitation to join the wholesale speculation of FCPA "pundits" as to whether corporate settlements are "shielding" top corporate executives from punishment. Four of the top six settlements were reached just in 2010.

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