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by Main Justice staff | October 24th, 2014

UPDATED: Friday, Oct. 24

by Main Justice staff | October 7th, 2014

Marshall L. Miller spoke about the FCPA and Weatherford’s settlement at the conference.

by Stephen Dockery | September 17th, 2014

A major new shift in tone as the Criminal Division’s Marshall L. Miller yokes leniency for corporations seeking to settle charges to their willingness to give up employees for prosecution.

by Mary Jacoby | September 2nd, 2014

In an interview with Main Justice, Knox discussed his “difficult” decision to leave the department after 11 years, while defending the lack of a compliance defense for corporations facing prosecution. UPDATED

by The New York Times | August 27th, 2014

It’s almost ridiculous that we consider it progress by merely forcing corporate wrongdoers to admit the truth.

by Stephen Dockery | August 19th, 2014

Key meetings between mining companies Vale and Rio Tinto took place in Cleary Gottlieb’s New York offices, Rio Tinto’s revised RICO complaint says, among other new details.

by Fox Business | August 6th, 2014

The banks run two of the nation’s biggest dark, alternative trading systems.

by The Wall Street Journal | July 25th, 2014

Issa wants to take a look at Morgan Stanley, Citigroup files.

by Stephen Dockery | May 19th, 2014

John Nowak prosecuted, among others, a Morgan Stanley executive who pleaded guilty to bribery in China.

by Mary Jacoby | May 9th, 2014

Qualcomm, meanwhile, disclosed two years ago it had a potential FCPA problem regarding hiring of well connected Chinese employees.

by Wall Street Journal | May 7th, 2014

Hiring practices by banks in China have been under scrutiny by the U.S. government for possibly violating the FCPA.

by Jeffrey Benzing | April 8th, 2014

Lawmakers lament the Justice Department’s meek attempts to hold individuals responsible for corporate crimes.

by Stephen Dockery | March 25th, 2014

JPMorgan Chase was the first bank to disclose a U.S. government investigation into its hiring practices in China that could violate anti-corruption laws.

by Jennifer Koons | March 21st, 2014

Topics from the recent Georgetown Law panel: Why a “compliance defense” won’t fly; the need for “young prosecutors” to get more sophisticated about business, and mere incompetence won’t get a compliance officer prosecuted.

by Mary Jacoby | February 25th, 2014

In this unusual Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prosecution, Asem Elgawhary – who headed a joint venture with Egypt’s state-owned electricity company — is accused not of giving the bribes, but taking them.

by Jennifer Koons | February 21st, 2014

The charges suggest the FCPA unit continues to be willing to investigate crimes that do not violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

by Bloomberg | February 21st, 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked several global investment banks for information about their hiring practices, according to four people familiar with the letters.

by Stephen Dockery | January 31st, 2014

The Libyan Investment Authority lost nearly $1.3 billion with the Wall Street investment bank and has filed suit in London to recoup it.

by Jeffrey Benzing | January 14th, 2014

Bistrong, who was the government’s informant in the Gabon sting trial, was released last month after being sentenced to an 18-month prison term in July 2012.

by Wall Street Journal | November 26th, 2013

The probes are focusing on whether the firms hired relatives of well-connected foreign officials with the intent of winning business.

by Reuters | November 26th, 2013

The move comes as U.S. authorities expand their investigation into whether banks’ hiring of politically connected Chinese employees may have breached U.S. foreign bribery laws.

by Main Justice staff | November 19th, 2013

Cole spoke at the American Conference Institute’s 30th annual conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at National Harbor, Md., outside of Washington, D.C.

by Main Justice staff | November 18th, 2013

Compliance officers are critical to protecting both a bank’s reputation and its bottom line. They’re essential when it comes to preventing criminal activity – and if that effort is not entirely successful, detecting and reporting such conduct.

by Jeffrey Benzing | November 18th, 2013

Banks and corporations looking for compliance credit from prosecutors must have robust programs, Deputy Attorney General James Cole said today.

by Main Justice staff | October 2nd, 2013

Transcript of the Sept. 19 panel discussion in Washington, D.C., featuring the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission FCPA chiefs.

by Douglas Gillison | August 12th, 2013

Peterson still faces a three-year term of supervision, which he has been permitted to serve in Singapore.

by Jeffrey Benzing | June 6th, 2013

The non-prosecution agreements with the SEC and DOJ have been closely scrutinized by the FCPA bar for clues to where U.S. law enforcers are going.

by Jeffrey Benzing | April 16th, 2013

U.S. authorities arrested an executive of a subsidiary of the French engineering giant at John F. Kennedy International Airport for his alleged involvement in a foreign bribery scheme in Indonesia.

by Jeffrey Benzing | March 21st, 2013

Compliance policies should be living documents, says James Koukios.

by Main Justice staff | March 14th, 2013

The DOJ’s FCPA unit chief discusses rogue employees, FCPA guidance, why even anonymized declinations will continue to be rarely disclosed, and the busy year facing prosecutors.