FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Represents Anonymous Whistleblowers Who Earn Large Rewards By Reporting International Bribery Schemes and Other Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations by International Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violation Lawyer and FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Jason S. Coomer
FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer, Jason S. Coomer, works with anonymous whistleblowers around the world to report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He represents international professionals, auditors, compliance officers, corporate insiders and other professionals with original information of significant FCPA violations. He also commonly works with other lawyers from around the world on large SEC and CFTC whistleblower reward cases. Together his firm, anonymous whistleblowers, and co-counsel expose corrupt and illegal conduct. They also protect whistleblowers and seek financial rewards for anonymous whistleblowers. If you are aware of a significant Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) violation,please feel free to contact Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail message or use our submission form about FCPA violations and anonymous SEC or CFTC whistleblower rewards.
Below are some helpful FAQs regarding Anonymous Foreign Corrupt Practice Act Whistleblower Reward Cases filed with the SEC and CFTC:Q1: What Types of Cases Does a FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Handle?A1: A Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Whistleblower Lawyer represents anonymous whistleblowers who want to expose violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and earn large financial rewards. The FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer commonly works with professionals and other lawyers throughout the World who have original information of bribery schemes, corrupt practices, accounting fraud, or other illegal conduct.
Q2: Who Typicallly Files SEC and CFTC FCPA Whistleblower Reward Claims?A2: Financial professionals, corporate insiders, compliance officers, and employees commonly have original information regarding FCPA violations. As such, these professionals commonly anonymously file SEC and CFTC whistleblower reward claims. Overall, anyone with original information regarding significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations should contact a FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer regarding potential whistleblower rewards and protections that may be available under SEC and CFTC regulations. Additionally, international whistleblowers commonly file FCPA violation cases with the SEC and CFTC..
Q3: How Much Can a CFTC or SEC FCPA Whistleblower Receive for Anonymously Exposing Signficant FCPA Violations through an FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer?A3: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) offer large financial rewards from 10% to 30% of the money collected by the agencies. More specifically, through the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and other regulatory actions the SEC and CFTC commonly fine large corporations tens or hundreds of millions of dollars. As such, anonymous whistleblowers have and can receive tens of millions of dollars or more as rewards.
Q4: How Can I Anonymously File a FCPA Violation Whistleblower Reward Case Through a FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer and Protect My Identity and Career?A4: Both the Securities Exchange Commission SEC and Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC allow whistleblowers to anonymously file FCPA violation claims through a lawyer licensed in the United States. The ability to file anonymously protects the whistleblower's identity and sometimes their career. Would be whistleblowers should contact a FCPA whistleblower lawyer to protect their identity, have their case confidentially reviewed, and receive assistance in preparing a Disclosure Statement explaining the FCPA violations. Further, FCPA whistleblower lawyers commonly work with other lawyers throughout the World to protect whistleblowers, expose illegal conduct, and collect large financial rewards.
FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Helps Anonymous Whistleblowers Report Violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits bribery of foreign officials by U.S. companies and foreign companies listed on the U.S. securities exchange. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) also requires these companies to maintain accurate books and records. To identify significant violations of the FCPA, both the SEC and CFTC offer large financial rewards to anonymous whistleblowers who properly report significant violations. These anonymous FCPA rewards pay from 10% to 30% of any money recovered by either agency. To date, these anonymous FCPA rewards have ranged from about $1 million to $50 million. However, larger FCPA violations and fines will create larger rewards. Further, in December 2019, government agencies collected over $5 billion from international bribery FCPA violation cases. If the SEC or CFTC make similar fines as a result of anonymous tips properly reported, anonymous whistleblowers could earn from $500 million to $1.5 billion.
For this reason, the SEC and FCTC offer large financial incentives to FCPA Whistleblowers who properly report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act. Further, both agencies require FCPA whistleblowers to have original information regarding violations and to voluntarily expose violations. More specifically, these anonymous FCPA violation tips cannot be soley based on public information such as newspapers or public records. These rewards require inside information of significant illegal conduct. For these reasons, it is often extremely beneficial for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) whistleblower to work with a FCPA whistleblower lawyer who is familiar with the FCPA, SEC, and CFTC as well as whistleblower rewards and protects.
The SEC and CFTC Use Large Anonymous Whistleblower Rewards To Regulate Financial Markets and Corporations Around The World
The Securities Exchange Commission regulates securities exchanges and many large corporations that conduct business internationally. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act through the SEC prohibits corporations listed on securities exchanges from committing corrupt practices such as illegal bribery schemes, money laundering schemes, and fraudulent accounting schemes. The SEC also regulates several other aspects of the global financial markets. In doing so, the SEC offers financial rewards for numerous other illegal activities in addition to FCPA violations. More specifically, the SEC offers large financial rewards for Securities Exchange Act Violations, market manipulation schemes, and cryptocurrency fraud schemes. Please contact a SEC whistleblower reward lawyer if you have a question about a specific illegal scheme. For more information on this topic please go to the following web page: Anonymous SEC Bounty Actions.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission also regulates numerous financial markets around the World. The CFTC prohibits illegal treading of commodities including oil and gas, currencies, cryptocurrencies, agricultural products, and precious metals. Further, the CFTC seeks original information regarding any large corporations who violate the FCPA. The agency also targets any large corporations, investors, wealthy individuals, criminals who violate the Commodity Exchange Act, Bank Secrecy Act, and other financial laws. For more information on this topic please go to the following web page: CFTC Whistleblower Lawyer.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Prohibits International Bribes and Illegal Kickback Schemes
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits the offer or making of payments or giving anything of value, either directly or indirectly, to any foreign official, political party or political candidate, or public international organization to obtain or maintain business when the offer, payment or gift is intended to influence a desired action; induce an act in violation of a lawful duty; cause a person to refrain from acting in violation of a lawful duty; secure any improper advantage; or influence the decision of a government or instrumentality. These prohibitions preclude payments were unlawful under the laws of the country in which payment was made; payments that are not legitimate expenses directly related to the promotion, demonstration or explanation of the company’s product or services; and payments that are not made in accordance with a contract between the company and a foreign entity. These prohibitions also include third party actions where the company knows that a payment or a gift will be provided to a government official or agency for the purpose of obtaining a contract or business.
Senior Management at Multinational Corporations Often Instruct International Professional and Foreign Branches to Violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Many multinational corporations violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when attempting to break into emerging markets or seek to expand their market share in a foreign country. Further, senior management at the headquarters of these multinational corporations commonly instruct international professionals and branches in foreign countries to bribe government officials. Communication of these instructions often provide clear evidence of FCPA violations. Anyone with copies of this evidence should use this evidence or original information to report FCPA violations. Further, the person who uses these documents can report these violations anonymously and receive whistleblower protections. These protections also override any corporate confidentiality agreement and actually encourage anonymous whistleblowers to collect and use corporate insider information to expose illegal conduct. Any international professional or person working for a multinational corporation in another country should collect any evidence of any instructions from senior management to violate the FCPA or other laws. They should also contact a FCPA whistleblower lawyer to discuss anonymous reporting, whistleblower rewards, and whistleblower protections.
For more information on Interational Whistleblower Rewards and specific violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, please go to the following web page: Internation Whistleblower Lawyer: International Whistleblower Rewards and Anonymous Reporting..
FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Commonly Works With Auditors, Compliance Officers, Accountants, Security Professionals, and Other Corporate Insiders Who Can Earn Large Financial Rewards by Anonymously Exposing Compliance Violations and Other Illegal Conduct
Auditors, compliance officers, accountants, and other corporate insiders often collect original information of significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations. These professionals are on the front line and often battle senior managers over compliance issues as well as reporting of systemic illegal conduct. For this reason the SEC and CFTC have special rules that allow these professionals to collect rewards by anonymously reporting illegal bribery schemes, accounting fraud, money laundering, and other illegal conduct. These financial rewards seek to encourage high end whistleblowers who are trained to detect concealed illegal conduct including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Securities Exchange Act, and the Commodities Exchange Act. When these compliance officers identify and properly report the violations to their superiors, these notices are commonly ignored or even worse retaliated against. For this reason, the CFTC and SEC allow these professionals to collect rewards for properly reporting illegal schemes commited by senior management. For more information on this topic, please go to the following web page: Internation Compliance Officer, Auditor, and Financial Professional Rewards.
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Helps Anonymous Whistleblowers Expose Illegal Conduct and Collect Large Financial Rewards
Through the Anonymous CFTC/SEC Whistleblower Incentive Programs, whistleblowers with original and specialized knowledge and evidence of corporate bribery and illegal kickbacks are eligible to recover large economic awards. By gathering and reporting this evidence and going through a lawyer, these whistleblowers can protect their identity through the process and collect large rewards of 10% to 30% of the monetary sanctions. These monetary sanctions often include disgorged funds and can be in the hundreds of millions of dollars or even billions of dollars. Further, the FCPA whistleblower lawyer can also provide advice regarding whistleblower protections as well as review evidence and help create a disclosure statement that explains the illegal scheme. If you are aware of an illegal bribe or illegal kickback that was used to secure a large contract,please feel free to contact FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail message or use our submission form about a potential SEC or CFTC Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations Whistleblower Reward Case.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Regulates U.S. and Foreign Companies Listed on US Securities Exchanges
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) applies to “issuers” (U.S. and foreign companies listed on U.S. securities exchanges and their employees); “domestic concerns,” which run the gamut of business entities organized under U.S. laws or with their principal place of business in the United States; the officers, directors, employees, and agents of those U.S. business entities (irrespective of nationality); U.S. citizens; U.S. resident aliens; “any person,” including all foreign persons, who commit an act in furtherance of a foreign bribe while in the United States, and U.S. businesses and nationals acting abroad. A Company must require all of its affiliated companies and all of their employees to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The SEC, CFTC, and Other Government Agencies Commonly Issue Large Fines to Multinational Corporations That Violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The United States government and other governments enforce anti-bribery laws. These laws target international illegal bribery schemes, fraudulent accounting, and other illegal conduct. Further, multinational corporations who violate these laws pay large fines. In fact, in the last two months of 2019 large multinational corporations paid over $5 billion in fines.
International Telecommunications Corporation Ericsson Settles International Illegal Bribery Scheme Charges
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company, settles illegal bribery charges. Ericsson pays more than $1 billion for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). These violations include illegal bribery and accounting fraud allegations. The US Department of Justice and Securities Exchange Commission enforce anti bribery laws globally.
International Aircraft Manufacturer Airbus Settles Illegal Bribery Scheme Charges
Airbus SE settles global illegal bribery and trade charges for $4,000,000,000 (four billion dollars US). Further, a Whistleblower brought this illegal bribery scheme to the attention of French, United Kingdom, and United States authorities. All three governments investigate international bribery schemes and other illegal conduct.
Siemens AG Pays $1.6 Billion in Fines for International Bribery Schemes
"In December 2008, Siemens AG, Europe’s largest engineering firm, agreed to pay $800 million to the U.S. and $814 million to German authorities to settle claims that units of the company paid bribes to win contracts from Iraq’s government in the U.N. oil-for-food program and for projects including commuter rail in Venezuela, mobile-phone networks in Bangladesh, power plants in Israel and traffic-control systems in Russia.
Multinational Corporations Commonly Violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Emerging Countries and Countries With Corrupt Officials
International businesses and large corporations that are conducting business in a new market which is opening up; in markets that are under heightened government scrutiny or regulation; in markets where foreign investors operate through foreign consultants and contractors; and in markets where foreign companies are acting through partners in joint ventures should have strong compliance departments and anti bribery policies fail to properly prohibit illegal kickbacks, bribery, and other violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). These compliance departments and anti bribery policies should including strong and clear policies regarding suppliers in the supply chain and mandate that third party business partners such as agents, distributors and joint venture partners comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
There Are Some Safe Harbor Exceptions to the FCPA
Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the only exception to the prohibition of making payments to do business in another country are qualified facilitating payments. Qualified facilitating payments made in accordance with local custom or to expedite or secure the performance of routine government action that the payor is entitled to receive, such as government action to obtain licenses or permits, process government papers such as visas and work orders, or obtain government provided services such as police protection, mail, power or phone services may be exempted from coverage by the FCPA.
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Whistleblower Reward Laws Target Large Corporations Who Bribe Government Officials and Commit Corrupt Practices
Corporations that pay illegal kickbacks and bribes to government officials and former government officials in exchange for contracts including large building projects can be brought to justice and made to pay large penalties under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and whistleblowers that bring these corporations to justice may be able to collect large economic rewards under the Securities Exchange Act (SEC Whistleblower Bounty Actions) and the Commodity Exchange Act (CFTC Whisteblower Bounty Actions).
The Illegal Bribe Whistleblower or Illegal Kickback Whistleblower may be entitled to not only the amount of the illegal bribe or kickback, but the benefit of the illegal bribe or kickback. In cases where $100,000.00 bribe is made to obtain a $100 million building project, the Illegal Bribe Whistleblower or Illegal Kickback Whistleblower may be entitled to 10 to 30% of the $100,000,000.00 and the $100,000.00 translating into a $10 million to $30 million award.
FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Jason Coomer Works With Professionals From Around The World on Large International Whistleblower Reward Cases
As a Foreign Corrupt Practice Act FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer, Jason S. Coomer commonly works with whistleblowers and other lawyers from around the World. More specifically, he commonly works with financial professionals, compliance officers, accountants, pharmaceutical professionals, bankers, and other professionals to expose hard to detect illegal schemes. He handles a variety of whistleblower reward cases and is familiar with many types of whistleblower rewards and protections. In additional to FCPA violation cases, he also works on Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuits, Defense Contractor Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuits, Stimulus Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuits, Government Contractor Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuits, and International Whistleblower Reward Lawsuits.
If you are the original source with special knowledge of fraud and are interested in learning more about an International Business illegal kickback, SEC violation, FCPA violation, or bribe whistleblower recovery lawsuit, please feel free to contact International Business Illegal Kickback and FCPA Whistleblower Lawyer Jason Coomer via e-mail message or use our submission form about a potential SEC Whistleblower Incentive Program Action, Whistleblower Recovery Lawsuit, or other Whistleblower Bounty Action.
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