Och-Ziff is under foreign bribery investigation by the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.
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.
Standard Chartered was found to have anti-money laundering compliance failures.
A former senior U.S. diplomat had brought the charges against the group of Venezuelan businessmen.
Lawrence Hoskins will be allowed to travel to Australia and the United Kingdom for a wedding despite facing foreign bribery charges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Following Cubist’s acquisition of Optimer, the new parent company plans to comply with SEC and DOJ investigations into Optimer’s alleged FCPA violations.
There seems to be a double standard: Inconvenient leaks are investigated; beneficial ones, tolerated.
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.
Clip from President Obama and Eric Holder announcement of Holder's resignation.
RACHEL MADDOW SUMS UP HOLDER's TENURE: One of the "most consequential" attorneys generals in history faced irrational conservative hatred, MSNBC host says.