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By Bloomberg | August 22nd, 2014

Och-Ziff is under foreign bribery investigation by the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission.

By Stephen Dockery | August 22nd, 2014

The Justice Department hopes that a speedier response to foreign government MLAT requests for evidence will encourage other countries to reciprocate when the U.S. comes asking.

By Stephen Dockery | August 20th, 2014

A 2013 decision by a Texas appeals court in Houston allowed a former Shell employee to pursue a defamation suit against the company after Shell allegedly gave information about him to the Justice Department during the course of an FCPA investigation.

By New York Times | August 20th, 2014

Standard Chartered was found to have anti-money laundering compliance failures.

By Wall Street Journal | August 20th, 2014

A former senior U.S. diplomat had brought the charges against the group of Venezuelan businessmen.

By Stephen Dockery | August 19th, 2014

Lawrence Hoskins will be allowed to travel to Australia and the United Kingdom for a wedding despite facing foreign bribery charges.

By Stephen Dockery | August 19th, 2014

Key meetings between mining companies Vale and Rio Tinto took place in Cleary Gottlieb’s New York offices, Rio Tinto’s revised RICO complaint says, among other new details.

By David Quinones | August 18th, 2014

A federal judge will be assigned to oversee the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings in a kleptocracy probe against the family of former South Korea president Chun Doo-hwan, but it is unclear how productive the proceedings will be.

By Stephen Dockery | August 18th, 2014

Mohamed bin Issa al-Jaber dropped his suit against White & Case in October and the New York Supreme Court allowed the firm’s counterclaim to continue.

By Stephen Dockery | August 15th, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down part of the SEC’s conflict minerals rule in April on free speech grounds.

By Stephen Dockery | August 15th, 2014

In May, the Eleventh Circuit rejected Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez’s challenge of the Justice Department’s interpretation of a key Foreign Corrupt Practices Act definition.

By Stephen Dockery | August 14th, 2014

A Taiwanese citizen working in China for a Germany company who is fired for reporting allegedly corrupt contracts in North Korea isn’t covered by United States anti-retaliation whistleblower protections, the Second Circuit rules.

By Alex Hosenball | August 13th, 2014

Following Cubist’s acquisition of Optimer, the new parent company plans to comply with SEC and DOJ investigations into Optimer’s alleged FCPA violations.

By Columbia Journalism Review | August 13th, 2014

There seems to be a double standard: Inconvenient leaks are investigated; beneficial ones, tolerated.​

By Stephen Dockery and Mary Jacoby | August 14th, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: It took ten years for a judge to sentence Morris Weissman for a 2003 accounting fraud conviction – in part because the former CEO of the secure transactions and anti-counterfeiting company had been working with U.S. intelligence.

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