Articles by Ethan Heinz



B2B: U.S. Pursues Investigations Against Russian/CIS Targets – With European Help

  • 24 August 15
  • Dentons
Recent actions taken by U.S. authorities investigating various alleged compliance breaches, each with a Russia/CIS nexus, provide yet another reminder of the long reach of U.S. law and highlight the increasing coordination and cooperation between U.S. regulators and their European counterparts.

B2B: FCPA and UKBA Predictions for 2014

  • 25 February 14
  • Dentons
It doesn't take a clairvoyant to predict many of the likely trends in enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and the U.K. Bribery Act ("UKBA") in 2014.

B2B: Multiple Paths to FCPA Liability

  • 10 September 13
  • Dentons
The proverbial violation of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") may be that of a U.S. businessman handing an envelope of cash to a bureaucrat to win a governmental contract.

Vicarious Liability and Piercing the Corporate Veil in Russia

  • 24 May 11
  • Salans
Anton Ivanov, chief justice of the Supreme Arbitration Court of Russia, recently proposed to his judicial colleagues that they "seriously study and examine the question of introducing into Russian court practice provisions of the doctrine of 'piercing the corporate veil' that are well-known in the Anglo-Saxon legal system."