Newmont Mining Announces FCPA Investigation
Newmont Mining Corporation, a gold mining company based in Colorado, disclosed in its quarterly filings an investigation of certain business activities of the company and its affiliates outside the United States for possible violations of the FCPA. The company stated that it had hired outside counsel to assist in the investigation, and it was working with the SEC and DOJ with respect to the investigation. Newmont Mining also stated that, in March 2016, it entered into one-year tolling agreements with the SEC and DOJ. The companys recent disclosure of the investigation did not specify the nature of the business activities being investigated or where the potential misconduct took place, but the company has mining operations in Ghana, Australia, Indonesia, Peru, and Suriname.