UPDATED: Monday, October 5th
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.
GIR and GIR Just-Anti-Corruption can reveal the name of the DoJ’s new compliance counsel, who will advise the agency on whether companies should receive credit for the quality of their compliance programme in an enforcement action.
U.S. District Judge Joseph Irenas, remaining hostile to the government to the end, gave no prison time to the former PetroTiger Ltd. co-CEO.
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.
Main Justice accurately reported the outcome of the videographer-activist’s 2010 prosecution in Louisiana, meaning O’Keefe had no claim, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled.
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.