U.S. District Court
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS (Houston)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:10-cr-00771-1


Case title: USA v. Pride Forasol S.A.S.

Date Filed: 11/04/2010
Date Terminated: 12/07/2010

Assigned to: Judge Lynn N. Hughes

Defendant (1)
Pride Forasol S.A.S.
TERMINATED: 12/07/2010
represented byMartin J Weinstein
Wilkie Farr et al
1875 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-303-1122
Fax: 202-303-2122
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

David Kelley
Cahill Gordon et al
80 Pine Street
New York, NY 10005
212-701-3000
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Jeffrey D. Clark
Willkie Farr et al
1875 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-303-1139
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Samuel Wollin Cooper
Baker Botts LLP
910 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77002-4995
713-229-1834
Fax: 713-229-2734 fax
Email: samuel.cooper@bakerbotts.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE THE FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT
(1)
3 years unsupervised probation to include compliance with appendix C and appendix D of the plea agreement; $32,625,000 fine; $400 SA as to each count for a total of $1200.
FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT VIOLATION
(2)
3 years unsupervised probation to include compliance with appendix C and appendix D of the plea agreement; $32,625,000 fine; $400 SA as to each count for a total of $1200.
AIDING AND ABETTING THE CREATION OF FALSE BOOKS AND RECORDS
(3)
3 years unsupervised probation to include compliance with appendix C and appendix D of the plea agreement; $32,625,000 fine; $400 SA as to each count for a total of $1200.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byStacey Kyle Luck
US Dept of Justice
Criminal Division, Fraud Section
1400 New York Avenue, NW
Room 4408
Washington, DC 20005
202-514-5650
Email: stacey.luck2@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Financial Litigation
U S Attorney's Office
Southern District of Texas
P O Box 61129
Houston, TX 77208
713-567-9000
Fax: 713-718-3391 fax
Email: flu.usatxs-@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Marshal - H
515 Rusk
10th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-718-4800
Fax: 713-718-4848
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Pretrial Svcs - H
515 Rusk
6th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-250-5218
Fax: 713-250-5666
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Probation - H
515 Rusk
2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-250-5266
Fax: INS_prob1
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Adam G Safwat
US Dept of Justice
950 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20530
202-353-8609
Email: adam.safwat@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/04/20101INFORMATION as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, filed. (ltien, ) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/04/20102US Attys Criminal Docket Sheet as to Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed.(ltien, ) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/04/20103WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed.(ltien, ) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/04/20104NOTICE OF DESIGNATION OF ATTORNEY IN CHARGE Stacey Kyle Luck appearing for USA, filed.(ltien, ) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/04/20105NOTICE OF APPEARANCE OF ATTORNEY Adam G Safwat appearing for USA, filed.(ltien, ) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/04/20106Plea Agreement, filed. (Attachments: # 4 Appendix D) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/04/20107JOINT MOTION to Waive Presentence Investigation and Consolidate Plea and Sentencing by USA, Pride Forasol S.A.S. as to Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(ltien, ) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/05/20108ORDER for Issuance of Notice as to Pride Forasol S.A.S..(Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen Smith) Parties notified. (sjones, ) (Entered: 11/08/2010)
11/05/20109NOTICE OF SETTING as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. - regarding 1 Information - Felony. Initial Appearance set for 11/17/2010 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 704 before Magistrate Judge Frances H Stacy, filed. (sjones, ) (Entered: 11/08/2010)
11/08/201010ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Lynn N. Hughes for all further proceedings. Judge Lee H Rosenthal no longer assigned to case as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. (Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes) Parties notified. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 11/09/2010)
11/12/201011NOTICE OF SETTING as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. Pretrial Conference set for 12/6/2010 at 04:30 PM in Room 11122 before Judge Lynn N. Hughes, filed. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 11/12/2010)
11/12/201012NOTICE OF SETTING as to Pride Forasol S.A.S.. Arraignment and Sentencing set for 12/7/2010 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 11C before Judge Lynn N. Hughes, filed. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 11/12/2010)
11/30/201019 MOTION for David N. Kelley to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (rosaldana) (Entered: 12/02/2010)
12/01/201013 MOTION for Jeffrey D. Clark to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (Cooper, Samuel) (Entered: 12/01/2010)
12/01/201014 MOTION for Martin J. Weinstein to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (Cooper, Samuel) (Entered: 12/01/2010)
12/01/201015 MOTION for David N. Kelley to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (Cooper, Samuel) (Entered: 12/01/2010)
12/02/201016ORDER Granting 14 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Martin J. Weinstein for Pride Forasol S.A.S. (1).(Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes.) Parties notified.(clamey, ) (Entered: 12/02/2010)
12/02/201017ORDER granting 13 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. (1).(Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes.) Parties notified.(kstrouse, ) (Entered: 12/02/2010)
12/02/201018ORDER granting 15 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. (1).(Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes.) Parties notified.(kstrouse, ) (Entered: 12/02/2010)
12/06/201020CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM: Pretrial conference held as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. Appearances: Stacey Luck, Adam Safwat, Rita Mitchell, Martin Weinstein, Jeffrey Clark, David Kelley. Ct Reporter: M. Malone. (Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes) Parties notified. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/2010  Minute Entry for Initial Appearance and Arraignment held before Judge Lynn N. Hughes on 12/7/2010 for Pride Forasol S.A.S. (1): Guilty on Counts 1, 2, and 3. Indictment waived. Plea agreement executed. PSI waived. Sentencing to immediately follow. Appearances:Stacey Luck, Adam Safwat, Martin Weinstein, Jeffrey Clark, Samuel Cooper, Brady Long, corporate representative for Pride. (Court Reporter: M. Malone) (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/201021WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/201022SENTENCING DATA SHEET by USA as to Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/201023PLEA AGREEMENT as to Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/2010  Minute Entry for Sentencing held before Judge Lynn N. Hughes on 12/7/2010 for Pride Forasol S.A.S. (1): Counts 1, 2, and 3: 3 years unsupervised probation to include compliance with appendix C and appendix D of the plea agreement; $32,625,000 fine; $400 SA as to each count for a total of $1200. Appearances:Stacey Luck, Adam Safwat, Martin Weinstein, Jeffrey Clark, Samuel Cooper, Brady Long, corporate representative for Pride, US Probation - G. Winkler. (Court Reporter: M. Malone) (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/201024NOTICE OF RIGHT TO APPEAL as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. (Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes) Parties notified. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/201025JUDGMENT as to Pride Forasol S.A.S. (Signed by Judge Lynn N. Hughes) Parties notified. (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/07/201026Statement of Reasons (Sealed) as to Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed. (Entered: 12/10/2010)
12/10/2010  Document(s) Sent by regular mail to Stacey Luck, and Martin Weinstein re: 26 Statement of Reasons (Sealed). (ghassan, ) (Entered: 12/10/2010)
12/21/2010  FINE payment received for Pride Forasol S.A.S. paid by PRIDE FORASOL S.A.S.,FUNDS WIRED receipt number HOU008095 for $32,625,000.00, filed. (agould, ) Modified on 12/21/2010 (knguyen, ). (Entered: 12/21/2010)
03/07/201127SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT by USA as to Pride Forasol S.A.S., filed.(Karpati, Elizabeth) (Entered: 03/07/2011)