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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.
The 75 non-prosecution agreements in the sweeping tax evasion probe show U.S. authorities are becoming more comfortable using such tools to resolve major enforcement initiatives, says Michael Diamant, lead author of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s annual report on DPAs and NPAs.
Criminal fines against corporations collapsed to a level last seen nine years ago, at the dawn of the modern FCPA era. But FCPA enforcement not going away. It’s simply changing, say experts from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Jenner & Block, King & Spalding, Skadden Arps and Orrick.
A total of 285 foreign companies did business with Petrobras, and prosecutors are investigating 30 of them, a spokesperson for the Curitiba Prosecutor’s Office in Brazil told GIR on Tuesday Nov. 24.
Lawyers and prosecutors from around the world gathered in New York’s Conrad Hotel on 24 September with journalists from Global Investigations Review and GIR Just-Anti-Corruption to celebrate the great and good of the international investigations bar.
The Justice Department’s Criminal Division chief discussed the Yates memo on prosecuting individuals in corporate investigations. She spoke at the Global Investigations Review conference in New York today.
FCPA Prosecuting Experience, Once a Stop in a Public Service Career, Is Now Springboard to the Private Sector
Criminal Division Fraud Section organizational charts analyzed by Just Anti-Corruption from 2005 to the present show starkly divergent career paths for former FCPA unit prosecutors before and after Mark Mendelsohn jumped to Paul Weiss in 2010. While not a surprise, what’s striking is how completely the numbers have flipped.