Former PetroTiger General Counsel Gregory Weisman testified on the contents of a covertly made video between him and Sigelman as District Judge Joseph Irenas repeatedly interrupted the prosecutor conducting the examination, scolding the government attorney for asking non-admissible questions.
Prosecutors have allowed “vague but powerful evidence built on hearsay” to come before the jury with statements last week from former PetroTiger general counsel Gregory Weisman, the defense claimed in a motion filed on Sunday.
Quinn Emanuel’s Bill Burck will represent the world soccer governing body, but there are plenty of other representations to go around in the headline-grabbing international scandal.
Making public HSBC’s first compliance monitorship report could enable people to exploit weaknesses in the British bank’s not yet fully remediated compliance program, federal prosecutors and HSBC told U.S. District Judge John Gleeson in Brooklyn.
The SEC’s decision came after W. Morgan Burns at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP sent the commission a letter arguing that the company’s extensive compliance and remediation efforts after its 2013 FCPA non-prosecution agreement means it should be allow again to issue securities.
Saying that he feared “Mr. Sigelman would go and destroy my reputation,” Gregory Weisman on Thursday gave jurors details of the alleged bribery scheme that has sparked the first Foreign Corrupt Practices Act trial in three years.
The U.S. is now acknowledging that investigators are looking at the awarding of the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar while Sepp Blatter, as he prepares to step down from leadership of FIFA,
The government is forced to reveal that it builds recording devices into buttons, an FBI agent concedes he didn’t know about the defendant’s work email account, and the former general counsel of PetroTiger Ltd. tells of money kicked back from the acquisition of a Colombian subsidiary.
There were 13 foreign bribery enforcement actions brought by U.S. authorities last year, and 15 by non-U.S. law enforcement authorities, a report by the compliance services group found.
The Justice Department’s long-serving former No. 2 sat down with Just Anti-Corruption’s Mary Jacoby and Marisa Iati to discuss the current state of DOJ policy on corporate prosecutions, including for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Is “Joe from Staten Island” capable of the “lying, stealing and bribing” that prosecutors allege? In opening statements in the trial of the former PetroTiger co-CEO Jospeh Sigelman, the government and the defense laid out competing narratives for the federal jury.
As a New York-based partner, Rice will represent companies and their executives in regulatory investigations and white-collar criminal prosecutions by federal and state agencies, the firm said.
While the notion of using corruption-related penalties to benefit the indirect victims of foreign bribery may be well intentioned, business advocates say that it slams into a hard constitutional barrier: Only Congress has the power to appropriate federal funds.
Sanford Wadler alleges the life sciences company illegally fired him after he reported to its audit committee suspicions that Bio-Rad had bribed foreign officials in China.
Thanks to a Wednesday ruling by U.S. District Judge Joseph Irenas, the government must choose between making reference to incriminating remarks the former PetroTiger Ltd. co-CEO made to a wired cooperating witness, or dropping that important piece of their narrative altogether from their opening statement to the jury.
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.