UPDATED: Friday, July 11
Virginia Representative Frank Wolf requested DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz replace Barbara Bosserman as the lead investigator in the IRS scandal.
BNP Paribas’ admission of guilt and $8.9 billion fine was first announced at the end of June.
The former FCPA Unit assistant chief and co-general counsel and chief compliance officer at Weatherford International Ltd is moving to Orrick in September.
Paul Friedman previously headed the firm’s FCPA team before the arrival of Charles Duross.
The move was timed to take advantage of “sweeping structural reforms” in Mexico’s energy and telecom sectors that Hogan Lovells anticipates will attract new investors and companies across a wide swath of industries.
Zhenli Ye Gon is set to be extradited to Mexico after being arrested in 2007 and a drug conspiracy charge against him was dismissed with prejudice in 2009.
The government investigation of a number of medical equipment manufacturers probed in 2007 has continued with an additional SEC subpoena issued to Biomet Inc.
A number of rulings from the court had made the SEC’s pending trial against Noble Corp. executives a tall task.
The discussion was led by Barry Vitou, a solicitor and partner at Pinsent Masons LLP; Richard Kovalevsky QC, a criminal law barrister; Vivian Robinson QC, a partner at McGuireWoods LLP in London and Julian Glass, the Managing Director of FTI Consulting.
The Justice Department fired back at Jack Abramoff attorney Peter R. Zeidenberg in their fight over a motion to disqualify the former Public Integrity Section prosecutor.
The Republican opposition to Mary L. Smith’s April 2009 nomination was viewed at the time as entirely legitimate, given Smith’s complete lack of tax experience. It wasn’t just raw GOP obstructionism.
After months of intense negotiating, BNP Paribas pleaded guilty in New York State court on Monday, admitting to transferring billions of dollars on behalf of Sudan and other countries the United States has blacklisted.
The survey of more than 2,700 top executives in 59 countries found compliance efforts have leveled out at a time when countries beyond the United States are ramping up enforcement.
And so the fight over the “master manipulator,” who denied for years that he’d helped to lead a Palestinian suicide bombing group, will go on.
Robert Lee Pitman, a former magistrate judge in Austin, has led the San Antonio-based federal prosecuting office since 2011.
A new report from the World Bank’s Office of Suspension and Debarment touts its improved operations since reforms to the sanctions process.
It may well be the main reason the first black president of the United States has stood so firmly behind the first black attorney general of the United States: Eric Holder has been willing to say the things President Obama couldn’t or wouldn’t say about race.
Complete Transcript: Fraud Section Chief Jeff Knox’s Remarks on the FCPA at Wall Street Journal Conference
A top supervisor of the DOJ’s FCPA unit says he can’t overstate how international cooperation has changed the game; insists the department doesn’t “outsource” its investigations, and says if a whistleblower discloses significant corruption that a company didn’t disclose, a “traditional covert investigation” from prosecutors may ensue.
The government says Peter R. Zeidenberg shouldn’t be representing Jack Abramoff in a dispute over a seized tax refund because he previously prosecuted one of the disgraced former lobbyist’s associates.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, with its lower burden of proof in civil trials, is aggressively litigating on core but yet still unsettled legal concepts associated with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
David Hale has served as the top federal prosecutor in the Louisville-based Western District of Kentucky since 2010.
In that September 4 email, whose contents were obtained by Newsweek, Cole added this eyebrow-raising detail: “I got a call from Broderick Johnson who says the CEO wants to get this resolved.”
Andre Birotte Jr.’s nomination to be a district court judge in the Central District of California was reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee by voice vote.
The transatlantic prosecution of the U.S.-based chemical manufacturer and its subsidiary in the U.K. evolved out of the United Nations Oil-for-Food scandal involving kickbacks to Iraq.
A former migrant farm worker and two openly gay black nominees are approved to sit on the federal bench in Washington state, Illinois and Florida.
But U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison is struggling with the intent questions and pronounced himself flummoxed by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s facilitating payments exception.
The EY Executive Director of Corporate Compliance on how Brazil’s new Clean Company Act is expected to play out and what it means for U.S. businesses.