The decision passes the oil payments transparency lawsuit to the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.
The Enforcement Division duo replace Robert S. Khuzami, who stepped down in February.
A European version of the Dodd-Frank oil-and-gas transparency rule takes a step toward becoming reality.
At a compliance conference in Washington, the former Attorney General called for greater “transparency” in foreign bribery enforcement.
Industry groups say the SEC failed to properly take into account their costs when implementing Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law – a rule they argue doesn’t guarantee a human rights benefit.
API’s lawyer said the SEC failed to exercise proper discretion. The commission said it implemented the rule Congress intended.
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.
Congressional Democrats have joined activist organizations and U.N. experts in defending new U.S. regulation of the trade in minerals thought to fuel war in the Congo.
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.
The SEC rejects industry arguments, saying its Congo conflict minerals rule was both required by Congress and equitably crafted.
While approving of November’s FCPA guidance, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says companies are still “left guessing” in some areas.
The battle for FCPA reform is not dead, it is merely resting.
Industry groups say SEC failed in its obligation to shareholders and companies with extractive industries disclosure rule.
Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA is not supporting a lawsuit by the American Petroleum Institute and other industry groups to vacate an extractive industries transparency rule approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Will the uproar over the Internet activist who killed himself be the trigger for Justice Department policy changes?
Support for industry’s lawsuit grows as ten new amici weigh in against an SEC rule on minerals derived from war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Lamenting the suicide of Aaron Swartz and questioning the conduct of Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s prosecutors.
Industry says costs are too high and benefits too uncertain.
Sens. Cardin and Levin and ex-Sen. Lugar said Congress intended to make disclosure of extractive industries payments mandatory.
The New York think tank, best known as a clearinghouse for policy ideas in the administration of former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, wades into the debate on proposed FCPA amendments.
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The Commission says it sought proper industry input and adopted the extractive industries rule consistent with lawmakers’ intent.
Parsing the rising media profile of a top prosecutor and former Joe Biden aide.
A contempt of Congress citation, a cat fight between two women that brought the CIA director down, and an online commenting scandal in New Orleans proves there’s never a boring moment at the Department of Justice.
Critics of Big Oil’s attack on a new disclosure rule, the two lawmakers gave notice on Wednesday of their intent to file an amicus brief in a lawsuit pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
The New York Times strikes another blow, alleging in lurid detail how Wal-Mart’s Mexican subsidiary paid bribes to open 19 different locations.
The American Petroleum Institute and others filed suit to overturn a new SEC rule that will require U.S.-traded energy and mining companies to disclose project payments to governments of $100,000 or more.
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.
Gray areas may remain despite the new FCPA guidance but attorneys say it offers as clear a picture as could be expected.
The press briefing was held at Justice Department headquarters by Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer and SEC Enforcement Director Robert Khuzami.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.
"Although Burke denied to congressional investigators that he had any retaliatory motive for his actions, we found substantial evidence to the contrary." -- OIG report faulting former U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke for giving a Fox News producer a memorandum about Fast and Furious case.