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by Dylan Tokar | January 12th, 2016

Federal judges in Knoxville, Tenn. and Alexandria, Va. in December ruled that Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower provisions apply only to individuals who provide information directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

by Dylan Tokar | January 8th, 2016

Philip Urofksy, lead author of the report, said the spate of decisions against prosecution likely stems from Criminal Division Fraud Section chief Andrew Weissmann telling prosecutors to clean-up their dockets.

by Josh Kovensky | October 22nd, 2015

Jennifer Baskin, a former—and the first-ever—forensic specialist in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s FCPA unit, and Stephen Spiegelhalter, a former prosecutor in the Justice Department’s FCPA unit, joined from IBM.

by Josh Kovensky | August 6th, 2015

Lawyers say that the introduction of a compliance counsel reflects a wider trend: that the skill sets of federal prosecutor and compliance officer are merging as the Justice Department uses compliance as a foundation stone of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement.

by Dylan Tokar | June 19th, 2015

While top officials at the U.S. Department of Justice have used PetroTiger as an example for why companies should cooperate, attorneys interviewed by Just Anti-Corruption questioned to what extent its case can be applied to larger multinational or foreign companies who may also in a position to self-disclose potential misconduct.

by Mary Jacoby | June 11th, 2015

Matthew Queler, an Assistant Chief in the Justice Department’s criminal Fraud Section, spoke Wednesday at a conference in Paris, Global Investigations Review reported.

by Marisa Iati | April 20th, 2015

While containing many familiar themes, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell’s remarks on Friday also marked one of the most focused attempts since publication of 2012’s A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to address complaints from the business community that charging decisions are too opaque.

by Main Justice staff | February 10th, 2015

Among seven pages of written “questions for the record,” the Texas Republican broached a new idea: Don’t enforce the FCPA if a violation occurred in a country with its own anti-corruption laws.

by Dylan Tokar | December 15th, 2014

From private practice to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch has engaged with the foreign anti-bribery statute from both sides of the coin.

by Main Justice staff | November 20th, 2014

The panel discussion was entitled, “Managing your Own Employee Risks: What Government Now Expects for Employee Screening, Compensation – and How to Use HR as a Gatekeeper.”

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 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 | 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.

The Senate Democratic leader describes the Republicans' refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee "historically unbelievable and historically unprecedented."

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