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 [...]
Former executives at Magyar Telekom plc and attorneys for the Securities and Exchange Commission presented widely different interpretations of the statute of limitations to a federal judge last week.
A pertinent filing which the SEC claims contained false statements under the FCPA was in fact withheld, lawyers for the defendants claim.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday rejected defense efforts for the dismissal of a complaint alleging foreign bribery in Macedonia by executives at a Deutsche Telekom AG subsidiary, saying the alleged conduct had involved e-mail routed via the U.S. and also resulted in false securities filings.
A federal lawsuit that accuses Siemens AG of commissioning assault to hide its alleged corruption in Argentina should not be stayed pending a Supreme Court decision on the reach of the Alien Tort Statute, lawyers for the plaintiffs argued Friday.
Carlos A. Moran, a former government investigator in Argentina, sued Siemens AG and its local subsidiary [...]
Former executives at the Hungarian subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG argued Monday that a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit against them alleging foreign bribery should be thrown out.
Jurisdiction under the Alien Tort Statute is at issue in a case before the Supreme Court.
Ronald C. Machen Jr. has cases more varied than other federal prosecutors. Where does Mayor Vincent Gray fit in?
The unusual sequence in which the settlement was disclosed has an ordinary explanation.
The Virginia power plant technology company will pay an $8.82 million criminal fine.
For the first time ever, the World Bank is preparing to publish full sanctions decisions for companies suspended since last year.
Nuclear companies are scratching their heads at the Energy Department’s proposal to require government approval for technology exports to 73 additional countries.
Cohen was the father of Vincent Cohen Jr., the No. 2 official in the District of Columbia U.S. Attorney’s office. Attorney General Eric Holder was to attend the memorial service.
The German telecom giant and a Hungarian subsidiary agreed to pay more than $95 million in combined criminal and civil penalties to resolve foreign bribery violations in Macedonia and Montenegro.
Attorney General Eric Holder also appointed Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, as vice chair of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys.
Sharis Pozen likely will serve through the president’s first term.
The assistant attorney general of the antitrust division is leaving the government.
The medical equipment manufacturer cautioned that actual penalties could be greater and it would “continue to evaluate the accrual pending final resolution of the investigation.”
The Justice Department rewarded Johnson & Johnson for informing it of similar allegations involving its competitors.
Nancy Boswell is departing after “considerable reflection” and 17 often troubled years.
Daniel S. Meade previously was an associate with the firm from 2006 to 2009.
The company said in its annual report Thursday that it received the subpoena in November after it disclosed to the agencies that it may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Levick Strategic Communications hired a former Transparency International-USA policy director to set up the new practice.
The event is the University of Montana School of Law’s Judge William B. Jones and Judge Edward A. Tamm Judicial Lecture Series.
Sharis Pozen has spent two years as the Justice Department Antitrust Division Chief of Staff.
Weatherford, one of the world’s largest oilfield service companies, first disclosed in 2006 that the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating it for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in West Africa.
The medical equipment manufacturer disclosed in June that employees at one of its Mexican subsidiaries may have provided “improper payments” to officials at a state-controlled health care entity in Mexico.
Weatherford said the wider inquiry includes scrutiny of its sales in countries facing U.S. trade sanctions for promoting or tolerating terrorism and Weatherford’s participation in the scandal-ridden United Nations Oil-for-Food program.
At a breakfast discussion hosted by Main Justice and O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Georgetown economist Steven C. Salop suggested the agencies should revisit the vertical merger guidelines, which were issued in 1984.
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.