The Justice Department hopes that a speedier response to foreign government MLAT requests for evidence will encourage other countries to reciprocate when the U.S. comes asking.
Och-Ziff is under foreign bribery investigation by the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission.
Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas R. Rodella – accused of threatening a motorist he’d been tailgating with a gun – claims that New Mexico U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez has a “personal vendetta” against him.
The scandal led to the resignation of New Orleans U.S. Attorney Jim Letten and the ordering of a new trial for police officers convicted of post-Hurricane Katrina killings.
Those who are frustrated with Obama will likely find solace in the Attorney General.
The settlement amount is the largest ever reached between the U.S. and a single company, and is approximately equal to the bank’s total profit for the past three years.
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The former SEC litigator and DOJ prosecutor will join the Washington, D.C., office as a partner.
Key meetings between mining companies Vale and Rio Tinto took place in Cleary Gottlieb’s New York offices, Rio Tinto’s revised RICO complaint says, among other new details.
Facing lower commodity prices and less access to capital, natural resource extraction companies are increasingly turning to contract reviews to control capital and expense-related outflows.
A top Justice Department Civil Division official gets the nod.
Police say U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was on the bed when they entered the hotel room, which smelled of alcohol. There was broken glass and hair on the floor. Blood was discovered in the bathroom.
The special prosecutor who obtained an abuse of power indictment against the long-time Republican governor was once set to become the U.S. Attorney in Texas’s Western District.
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has accused the department of stonewalling some information requests with improper assertions of privilege.
But the drilling and construction firm remains in settlement talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In May, the Eleventh Circuit rejected Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez’s challenge of the Justice Department’s interpretation of a key Foreign Corrupt Practices Act definition.
A Taiwanese citizen working in China for a Germany company who is fired for reporting allegedly corrupt contracts in North Korea isn’t covered by United States anti-retaliation whistleblower protections, the Second Circuit rules.
EXCLUSIVE: It took ten years for a judge to sentence Morris Weissman for a 2003 accounting fraud conviction – in part because the former CEO of the secure transactions and anti-counterfeiting company had been working with U.S. intelligence.
Top Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defense lawyer Laurence Urgenson participated in a teleconference Thursday about international enforcement of anti-corruption laws.
US companies may be at increased risk as a result of India’s well intended new law surrounding Corporate Social Responsibility.
Just Anti-Corruption maintains a historical list of corporate monitors in all Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlements.