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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 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.

By Stephen Dockery | September 24th, 2014

Lawrence Hoskins posted a temporary $2 million bail to attend his son’s wedding celebrations in Australia and the U.K.

By Mary Jacoby | September 23rd, 2014

A resident at all relevant times of South Korea, the former executive seeks to challenge the charges without submitting himself to U.S. jurisdiction; indeed, he argues that the FCPA and Travel Act allegations don’t apply extraterritorially.

By Stephen Dockery | September 22nd, 2014

General Cable first disclosed its review of Angolan payments in January.

By Stephen Dockery | September 15th, 2014

William Pomponi pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.

Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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Sidley Austin LLP
ANALYSIS: Commercial Bribery and the FCPA: SEC Charges Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. with Books and Records Viola... more
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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Miller Canfield
ANALYSIS: Recent Latin-American Anti-Corruption Investigations and Cases more
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
ANALYSIS: Judicial Review of Deferred Prosecution Agreements more

Attorney General Eric Holder called for a lower bar to federal civil rights prosecutions in an exit interview with Politico's Mike Allen.

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