White Collar Defense & Compliance Practice: FCPA Scrutiny of Nigerian Customs Payments Intensifies - Companies Conducting Business in High-Risk Countries Redouble Compliance Reviews
17 July 2007
Mayer Brown Newsletter
July 2007 - In the wake of the guilty plea entered by Vetco Grey in February 2007, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has aggressively intensified its investigation into payment practices of those working through the customs process in Nigeria. While some of these investigations have resulted in public statements by companies under review, the activity has yet to cease.