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By Hogan Lovells LLP | November 13th, 2014

The application of the fugitive disentitlement doctrine is an important issue that warrants Supreme Court review. It is an issue of fundamental fairness for both non-U.S. citizens and the DOJ.

By Josh Kovensky | November 12th, 2014

The California-based life science research company reached a settlement with the Justice Department and SEC last week to resolve extensive foreign corruption charges stemming from bribery that occurred in the firm’s Russia and Vietnam branches from 2005 to 2009.

By Mary Jacoby | December 2nd, 2014

After its Chinese bribery settlement, whistleblowers have emerged all over the world, requiring the British pharmaceutical giant to bring on five new outside firms, according to knowledgeable people.

By Marisa Iati | November 11th, 2014

The California-based pharmaceutical company announced in March that it had set aside $2 million for an FCPA settlement.

By Dylan Tokar | November 10th, 2014

The 230-page guide seeks to outline many of the increasing number of anti-corruption laws in countries around the world.

By Mary Jacoby | November 7th, 2014

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States denied Chinese-owned Ralls Corp. due process in nixing a wind farm purchase on national security grounds, an appeals court ruled. The matter is back before the district judge.

By Clifford Chance | November 7th, 2014

Accurately assessing the bribery risk that a potential business partner or target company poses and taking appropriate measures to prevent corrupt payments in the future is absolutely critical in protecting against liability for third- party conduct under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and for conduct by associated persons under the UK Bribery Act

By Mary Jacoby | November 4th, 2014

James Chanos doesn’t think casino magnate Stephen A. Wynn should get discovery in Wynn’s slander lawsuit against the hedge fund trader until a judge decides the legal merits of the case.
And to help persuade U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco of his argument, Chanos on Oct. 31 submitted a recent news article in [...]

By Josh Kovensky | October 27th, 2014

The Avon plaintiffs attempt to bolster allegations that executives at the New York-based cosmetics corporation knowingly violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

By Clifford Chance | October 21st, 2014

“The SFO has the cases, the people and the resources in place. It knows its mission and it has recovered its mojo.”

By Josh Kovensky | October 24th, 2014

A flurry of motions over the last two months continues years of fighting over alleged discovery abuses. The 2010 wrongful termination lawsuit by fired Sands China Ltd. CEO Steven Jacobs remains bogged down.

By ernst | October 21st, 2014

When bringing an enterprise to a growing market, it is important to recognize behavioral factors in tackling fraud and devote energy to understanding, preparing for, mitigating and insulating your business from risk.

By Associated Press | October 2nd, 2014

The former FBI agent was allegedly trying to shield government contractor Michael Taylor from a kickback investigation.

By Stephen Dockery | September 29th, 2014

Plaintiff City of Brockton Retirement System failed to meet the heightened pleading standards of the 1995 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, ruled U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe in the Southern District of New York.

By Bracewell & Giuliani LLP | September 26th, 2014

An offensive use of FCPA involves a company pointing out an opponent’s FCPA violations for its own gain.

Ernst & Young LLP
Dealing with complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes can detract from efforts to succ... more
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
ANALYSIS: Know Your Target: DOJ Reinforces Key Successor Liability Principles more
Shearman & Sterling LLP
ANALYSIS: Gifts of Travel and Luxury Watches to Saudi Officials Not Mere ‘Icing on the Cake’ for FCPA Charges more
McGuireWoods LLP
ANALYSIS: Update on Brazil - Embraer SA and Anti-Corruption Progress more
McDermott Will & Emery
ANALYSIS: Second Circuit’s Newman Decision: Key Implications for the Defense Bar more
McMillan LLP
ANALYSIS: Blame it on Rio - Whistleblowing and World Football's Anti-Corruption Crisis more
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
ANALYSIS: Five Potentially 'Toxic' Contracts to Pay Attention to in Healthcare M&A Transactions more

Attorney General Eric Holder announces new guide to law enforcement for First Amendment-protected demonstrations. Comes in advance of expected announcement that Officer Darren Wilson won't be indicted in Ferguson, Mo.

President Obama announces Loretta Lynch as nominee for Attorney General.