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by Main Justice staff | July 22nd, 2014

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 22.

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.

by Jeffrey Benzing | March 8th, 2013

The Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit chief spoke via telephone at the American Bar Association’s white collar crime conference in Las Vegas.

by Douglas Gillison | January 22nd, 2013

Three health care industry companies were among the biggest apparent beneficiaries of tax laws allowing deduction of disgorgement and pre-judgment interest, a Just Anti-Corruption analysis found.

by David Stout | January 9th, 2013

A robust compliance program can keep a company out of big trouble.

by Robertson Park and Alexandra Marinzel | December 18th, 2012

Historically, enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act has been lax, but recent developments suggest that will no longer be the case.

by Main Justice staff | November 30th, 2012

Securities and Exchange Commission FCPA unit chief Kara Brockmeyer, Principal Deputy Chief of the Justice Department Criminal Division Fraud Section Jeffrey Knox; and Fraud Section Deputy Chief Charles Duross discuss the new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act guidance.

by Jeffrey Benzing | November 19th, 2012

The Justice Department Fraud Section deputy chief and the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s FCPA unit spoke at the American Conference Institute’s 28th National Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on Nov. 15, 2012, outside Washington, D.C.

by Elizabeth Murphy | November 16th, 2012

Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, who has lobbied to amend the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, mostly heaped praise on the Justice Department Friday for its new guidance to businesses seeking to comply with the foreign anti-bribery statute.

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