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By Stephen Dockery | April 23rd, 2014

The Supreme Court opinion vastly widens the pool of potential whistleblowers.

By Stephen Dockery | April 11th, 2014

David M. Maria will focus on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defense and compliance.

By Stephen Dockery | April 10th, 2014

Grassley has been an outspoken advocate for whistleblower issues and a critic of the Obama administrations whistleblowing policies.

By Husch Blackwell LLP | April 7th, 2014

By Catherine Hanaway
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) became law in 1977, but not until the last decade have the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) aggressively enforced its provisions.At its core, the FCPA precludes the provision of anything of value to a foreign official to secure or retain business and requires [...]

By Stephen Dockery | April 3rd, 2014

KBR is being sued by former employees for its secrecy agreements that allegedly prevented whistleblowing to the government.

By Jennifer Koons | March 19th, 2014

On the cusp of the Leslie Caldwell era, another key leader in the division appears to be staying put for now.

By Stephen Dockery | March 10th, 2014

Frederic Cilins was an agent for BSGR Ltd., the mining company of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz. The U.S. is investigating how BSGR obtained a lucrative mining concession in Guinea. Cilins’s guilty plea comes just weeks before a trial on obstruction of justice charges was to begin.

By Stephen Dockery | January 23rd, 2014

As a corporate monitor conducts its review, regulators continue to find weaknesses in the bank’s internal money laundering controls, a year after the British bank agreed in its $1.92 billion settlement to fix them.

By Douglas Gillison | November 7th, 2013

The American Petroleum Institute says compiled payments data can serve the interests of transparency while still safeguarding commercially sensitive information.

By Stephen Dockery | October 21st, 2013

Documents already made public by the New York Times and lawmakers in Congress can still be used in the investor suit, a Delaware judge said.

By Stephen Dockery | October 17th, 2013

New protections and rewards for whistleblowers present challenges to lawyers conducing internal probes, former top Justice Department officials said at an ABA legal conference last month.

By Stephen Dockery | October 8th, 2013

Christopher Stagg will be joining the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.

By Douglas Gillison | October 7th, 2013

Attorneys representing a Turks and Caicos company that claims to have owned the Aspen, Colo., mansion once used by convicted fraudster Viktor Kozeny say there is no evidence the company is in fact Kozeny’s “alter ego” — even though Kozeny’s mother claims to own it.
The arguments filed Wednesday in a Manhattan appeals court rebut efforts [...]

By Katy O'Donnell | September 23rd, 2013

Lowell Bergman of PBS’ “Frontline” and David Barstow of The New York Times mixed it up with Lynn Neils of Covington & Burling LLP and John Dowd of Akin Gump at an American Bar Association panel in Washington.

By Bloomberg | September 12th, 2013

The circle tightens around Beny Steinmetz, whose company BSG Resources Ltd is suspected of massive bribery in the Republic of Guinea.

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