08.03.2011 - SEC investigates sovereign wealth funds
From Internationallawoffice.com: In 2008 Steven Tyrrell, then chair of the Department of Justice Fraud Section, acknowledged heightened departmental interest in potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arising out of sovereign wealth fund investments in US companies, including financial institutions. Although he refused to confirm a specific ongoing investigation, Tyrrell stated that the "boom of sovereign wealth funds is an area at the top of the Justice Department's hit list"..............................................Full Article: Source
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