The reported finalists are all former Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Chicago.
Six private practice lawyers, a Chicago District Judge and the inspector general for the state of Illinois are in the running.
Convicted defendants in the Haiti Teleco foreign bribery case on Thursday continued their broad-based challenge to the U.S. government’s definition of what constitutes an arm of a foreign government where officials may not be bribed under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Two Miami businessmen convicted under the FCPA argue that U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez did not provide jurors the correct criteria to define a foreign official under the anti-bribery law.
Leslie Kiernan will join a raft of new hires under former DOJ official Kathryn Ruemmler.
A former Justice Department Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General will serve as White House Counsel.
T. Markus Funk of Perkins Coie said the new venture doesn’t compete with blogs like FCPA Professor and The FCPA Blog. “We’re not … trying to take anyone’s market share away,” he said.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
FCPA TRIAL FIRM OF THE YEAR: Finalists are announced in Main Justice's 2013 Best FCPA Lawyer Client Service Awards category, Trial Firm of the Year. The diamond award went to Eric Bruce and Matt Menchel of Kobre & Kim LLP for their defense of two FCPA sting trial defendants.