The DPA was originally set to expire last year.
The decision passes the oil payments transparency lawsuit to the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.
WilmerHale LLP was honored for Practice Group of the Year, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP taking top honors in the category FCPA Trailblazers. Kobre & Kim LLP was honored for Trial Firm of the Year.
Main Justice on May 6 will unveil complete profiles of the 31 firms honored this week at our invitation-only Best FCPA Lawyers & Client Service Awards luncheon, held Tuesday at The Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C.
In addition, Main Justice will release its highly anticipated Global Anti-Corruption Practice Survey, an essential and comprehensive new guidebook that [...]
Jackson and Ruehlen said the SEC’s claims go against the Constitution.
The Silicon Valley industrial services technology company says the allegations may be mischief by another disgruntled company.
What powers does U.S. District Judge John Gleeson have over the London-based bank’s deferred prosecution agreement anyway?
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The SEC has been granted approval to file a second amended complaint.
The defendants point to the Supreme Court’s recent decision as justification for dismissal.
Attorneys for the defendants argue that tolling under the fraudulent concealment doctrine doesn’t apply when the SEC is seeking penalties, meaning the limitations period can’t be extended.
As the SEC touts its new “broad view” of the investment world, attorneys say compliance exams of newly registered advisors are a new avenue for turning up corruption risks.
(Subscription Access Only) Wal-Mart says a putative class action alleging securities fraud by concealing bribery in Mexico has no basis in fact.
The Justice Department said the company has fulfilled its obligation under an $800 million government-wide FCPA settlement.
Critics of Big Oil’s attack on a new disclosure rule, the two lawmakers gave notice on Wednesday of their intent to file an amicus brief in a lawsuit pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
Monday’s civil charges come less than a year after the Justice Department declined to take action.
The American Petroleum Institute and others filed suit to overturn a new SEC rule that will require U.S.-traded energy and mining companies to disclose project payments to governments of $100,000 or more.
The lawyer for 74-year-old former Control Components Inc. CEO Stuart Carson argued that prison wasn’t necessary to show respect for the FCPA. The judge disagreed.
U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison said it would be an “unhappy precedent” to remove himself because his wife’s law firm represented potential witnesses in the case.
The Noble Corp. executive’s demand for SEC investigatory records from the Panalpina cases had threatened to draw a wave of ancillary litigation.
The commission has denied the oil industry’s request to stay implementation of the Dodd-Frank Section 1504 rule pending resolution of a lawsuit to overturn it.
The oil industry and transparency watchdog groups are continuing to battle over Dodd-Frank payment disclosure rule.
The indicted individuals may have gotten off when the government’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case collapsed. But the law enforcement and defense products companies that employed them remain on the hook.
The lawsuit said potentially billions of dollars in oil contracts with foreign governments are at stake in the implementation of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, since many governments prohibit disclosure of payments.
After seeking six months of home confinement for his wife, federal prosecutors in California on Monday asked that Stuart Carson, the former president of the valve-maker Control Components Inc., be imprisoned for six months and ordered to pay a $20,000 fine for bribery in Poland.
Carson is the senior-most former employee to face foreign bribery charges [...]
The oil industry claims in a lawsuit that the SEC’s extractive industries rule violates the First Amendment.
Joshua Soven has previously worked in the department’s Antitrust Division and as an adviser to Federal Trade Commission Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras.
These paper tax receipts are ripe for abuse and should be scrutinized for corruption risk.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.