The rising star at the DOJ had been rumored to be on the short-list for a number of high-profile positions, including chief of the Criminal Division and director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Plaintiff claims company employees follow step-by-step protocol, which asks them to collect personal information about customers.
The software giant says its retail associates have broad discretion on how to ask for personal information from customers.
A lawsuit claims Microsoft broke California law by asking for personal information during credit card transactions.
Another anonymous tipster in Russia mailed documents to the company in March that suggested a Microsoft reseller paid officials kickbacks in exchange for a contract.
MacBride, whose last day will be Sept. 13, has not announced his next step but as a rising star within the Justice Department, he has been rumored to be on the short-list for a number of high-profile positions, including chief of the Criminal Division and director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
U.S. authorities are increasingly reviewing foreign bribery allegations that companies’ management thought had been laid to rest by an internal investigation.
Did Jald Jensen slip through the fingers of Panamanian police?
John Frank, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft Corp., seemed to be trying to add context to the Wall Street Journal story.
The company is reportedly under investigation for relationships and alleged conduct in China, Romania and Italy.
Parsing the rising media profile of a top prosecutor and former Joe Biden aide.
Renata Hesse returned to the Justice Department this year and is next to lead the Antitrust Division pending the confirmation of Bill Baer of Arnold & Porter.
Google Inc., the dominant search engine, is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.
The anti-poverty advocacy organization urged the court to compel the SEC to issue a final rule.
Fourteen Democrats sent a letter to the SEC Wednesday asking for a strong rule on extractive industries transparency.
The Microsoft Corp. founder argues for an anti-corruption disclosure measure that oil, gas and mining companies say will hurt their competitiveness.
Defense attorney Joel Androphy told Just Anti-Corruption he wasn’t overwhelmingly confident that the judge would grant an acquittal when he presented the motion, but the lack of evidence presented by the government compelled him to roll the dice.
But few details were given during the cross-examination about alleged bribes paid in Mexico on behalf of Microsoft and IBM.
Intellectual Ventures is among the most prominent of the so-called “patent trolls.”
Attorney General Eric Holder said at a White House forum that the Justice Department cannot effectively fight intellectual property crimes alone.
The Obama administration has made intellectual property rights a law enforcement priority. Attorney General Eric Holder, ICE Director John Morton and D.C. U.S. Attorney Ron Machen attended a news conference to announce the domain name seizures.
Sullivan & Cromwell’s David Tulchin had led the charge for Microsoft for more than a decade.
The Justice Department approved networking giant Cisco Inc.’s deal to acquire a video conferencing provider.
A judge said that New York isn’t the proper venue for the lawsuit, which accuses the search giant of manipulating its ad rates to shut search competitors out of the market. Microsoft lawyers represented the plaintiff company.
Microsoft and several small search engines have complained about Google’s search ranking tactics.
A front page story in today’s Wall Street Journal about Microsoft’s stealth war on Google will look familiar to Main Justice readers.
Firms that have ties to Microsoft have attacked Google for violating antitrust laws in the E.U. and the U.S.
Main Justice reported earlier today the Justice Department had closed its investigation into the deal and was set to approve it. UPDATED 6:35 p.m.
According to a person familiar with the matter, the Justice Department has closed its investigation into an advertising pact between Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo! Inc. and will approve the deal shortly.
The Justice Department and the FTC have a system to decide which agency will review Internet advertising deals they both want.
"Eric has been in enough difficult jobs at this point, including this one, where he understands that the highs and the lows of what this town thinks -- who is up and who is down -- is completely irrelevant.” -- White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler