The only former federal U.S. prosecutor practicing in Asia who also speaks Mandarin and Japanese, Williamson will be managing partner of Quinn’s Shanghai office.
James Tillen of Miller & Chevalier Chartered said the case represents an unconventional books-and-records charge because it involves the company’s internal forms.
The Houston-based energy drilling services company spent $18 million in the first three months of 2015.
Russian nuclear executive Vadim Mikerin has pleaded not guilty to demanding bribes from a lobbyist and is awaiting trial in Maryland.
Southern Illinois professor Michael Koehler told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper that the decreased payments may indicate that the foreign bribery probe is slowing down.
The agency reopened the previously dismissed foreign bribery case in January 2013 after the OECD criticized the police force’s leniency.
The baby formula manufacturer disclosed Thursday that it was close to reaching a settlement agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The life sciences research company is fighting a request from shareholders to look at documents related to alleged bribery in Russia, Vietnam and Thailand.
Motions filed by Lawrence Hoskins accuse the Department of Justice of failing to turn over documents supporting the contention that he was “an agent of domestic concern” as defined by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
In renewing its efforts to repatriate corrupt officials who have fled the country, the Chinese government may be paving the way for increased cooperation with U.S. and other law enforcement authorities abroad.
When bidding on a World Bank project, a company should be aware that it becomes subject to the contractual anti-corruption measures between the bank and the borrowing country or company, including audit rights, lower evidentiary standards, and non-appealable decisions.
Companies and individuals that admit to violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for acts committed in Thailand risk criminal prosecution in Thai courts.
A district judge rebuked Las Vegas Sands Corp. for ignoring the court’s previous sanctions order and continuing to use Macau data privacy laws to delay discovery in a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by the former CEO of the gaming company’s Macau-based operations.
The department has recovered $1.2 million in ill-begotten gains linked to the corrupt regime of former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan.
Calling the pharmaceutical industry “high-risk” for FCPA violations, the SEC enforcement chief pointed out that drug manufacturers are uniquely exposed to foreign bribery risk because so many of the people the companies interact with—doctors, pharmacists, hospital administrators—fall under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s “foreign official” definition.
President Barack Obama speaks at outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder's portrait unveiling ceremony.
Attorney General Eric Holder called for a lower bar to federal civil rights prosecutions in an exit interview with Politico's Mike Allen.