If the words on tape aren’t clear, it’s not our problem, the defense insists.
The Justice Department has heralded the case, dubbed the “shot show sting,” as a hallmark of its FCPA enforcement regime, regularly touting at legal conferences the aggressive undercover law enforcement techniques used in the investigation.
Vivian Robinson’s departure also comes amid uncertainty about whether the SFO will survive a government shake-up of its law enforcement apparatus.
Has knowledge grown from January to April? Maybe we need another survey.
Judge Richard Leon also appeared unlikely to give an entrapment instruction to the jury, which would be critical to the defendants who have consistently argued in pre-trial hearings that they were entrapped by the government.
The U.K. Bribery Act is supposed to be important. So why are so many people in the dark?
Prosecutors are seeking to introduce evidence of allegedly corrupt deals in Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Saudi Arabia, and Africa in a massive FCPA case.
As the U.K. government moves forward with plans to close the fraud enforcement agency, the SFO released a report highlighting improved investigation times and conviction rates.
A tainted enterprise involving natural gas contracts yields another settlement.
One day after guidance on the anti-corruption law, two ministries spar over the statute’s reach.
Long-awaited guidance uses “common sense,” Justice officials say.
Prosecutors are looking into other current and former executives in a joint venture that bribed Nigerian officials for contracts related to a liquefied natural gas facility, after reaching new cooperation agreements.
There is still considerable uncertainty among corporate counsel about whether their organizations are ready for the United Kingdom’s new anti-bribery law, an online survey conducted by Main Justice showed.
The plight of GlaxoSmithKline’s ex-counsel continues to draw comment.
The Serious Fraud Office’s Richard Alderman warned Russian companies this week to avoid corruption or risk prosecution under a tough new anti-bribery law in the U.K.
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.