The Anti-Corruption Report quotes Michael B. Himmel in an article discussing United Technologies Corporation’s bribery-related settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Himmel comments on how the government views the legitimacy of certain corporate entertainment and other expenses, the importance of corporate self-reporting, factors the SEC weighs in calculating civil penalties, and impediments to the Department of Justice in building a case against a company that does business overseas. (subscription required to access article)