Panelists including Joe Warin of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP said the SEC’s focus on whistleblowers is coming at the expense of helping companies comply with the law.
After years of negotiations, a government-wide sanctions and foreign bribery settlement has been announced. UPDATED with DPA and other documents attached.
Veteran trial attorney Brent Snyder replaces Scott D. Hammond, who joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP earlier this month.
The comments underlined the increasingly risky environment for corporations that don’t disclose.
The impetus: other countries are beginning to enforce anti-corruption laws, panelists from Gibson Dunn, Paul Weiss, Citigroup and Bank of America said at an ABA conference in Washington, D.C.
The tobacco company announced in October it had ended its three-year monitorship.
Scott Hammond will start as a partner in January.
The Eastern District of New York federal judge said current guidelines, which are in the process of being revamped, harken to an era of “excessive severity.”
Senior trial attorney Katie Kedian, a 10-year veteran of the Justice Department, replaces John Dion.
Lee worked in the office of chief counsel in the Division of Corporation Finance and as counsel to former SEC Commissioner Roel C. Campos.
The tobacco company notes that the conduct was imputed to predecessor companies which merged to form it more than eight years ago.
After revealing a review of sex bribery allegations in China earlier this year, Agilent now says it is investigating the use of third-party agents in that country.
The now-defunct company was caught up in the department’s botched sting operation in 2010.
The SEC is still reviewing an order directing it to redraft its extractive industry payments rule. The agency has until Sept. 1 to appeal the decision.
Breaking news: The rule implementing Section 1504 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation will be sent back to the Securities and Exchange Commission for more work.
With the surge in FCPA prosecutions, companies are increasingly relying on internal audits to keep them up to code operationally — it’s no longer just about accounting, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP attorneys said in a webinar today.
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.