Spending slows on bribery probe.
WilmerHale LLP was honored for Practice Group of the Year, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP taking top honors in the category FCPA Trailblazers. Kobre & Kim LLP was honored for Trial Firm of the Year.
Main Justice on May 6 will unveil complete profiles of the 31 firms honored this week at our invitation-only Best FCPA Lawyers & Client Service Awards luncheon, held Tuesday at The Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C.
In addition, Main Justice will release its highly anticipated Global Anti-Corruption Practice Survey, an essential and comprehensive new guidebook that [...]
In a case closely watched by multinational companies, Nigerians lose bid to sue over alleged human rights violations.
Jeff Benjamin appeared to try to dampen interest in the nearly $300 million spent so far on the cosmetic company’s internal foreign bribery probe, which has attracted attention for its high cost.
The SEC has subpoenaed PricewaterhouseCoopers for documents in connection with the Avon probe.
For the cosmetics retailer’s foreign bribery probe, 2012 was just about as pricey as 2011 and 2010.
When there are tensions between media crisis managers and the lawyers, Sokenu says: “The goal is always the legal issues first.”
Support for industry’s lawsuit grows as ten new amici weigh in against an SEC rule on minerals derived from war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dana-Megan Rossi comes to Main Justice from Arnold & Porter LLP.
Ms. Rossi joins Main Justice from Arnold & Porter LLP, where she led the firm-wide strategic business and client development of several practices including the government investigations and enforcement, data breach and cyber security, and life sciences groups.
Twenty-six Republicans voted against William Baer, though the unspecified issue with his background check wasn’t enough to stop 14 others from crossing the aisle to support him.
The Arnold & Porter LLP partner’s nomination had been pending since February.
Monday’s civil charges come less than a year after the Justice Department declined to take action.
The cosmetics company will make disclosures to shareholders as it resolves apparent U.S. foreign bribery violations uncovered during a costly internal probe.
Mara Senn, partner at Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jonathan Drimmer, a vice president and assistant general counsel at Barrick Gold Corporation; discuss Canada’s uptick in anti-corruption enforcement with Main Justice Editor-in-Chief Mary Jacoby.
Renata Hesse returned to the Justice Department this year and is next to lead the Antitrust Division pending the confirmation of Bill Baer of Arnold & Porter.
The vote reportedly has been stalled because confidential information in his FBI background file gave some Republicans pause.
Joseph Wayland will likely to his old law firm, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, sources tell the WSJ.
Up until recently, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office had given companies a clear and explicit incentive to reveal potential foreign bribery violations to prosecutors — a promise that such voluntary disclosure would at least help avoid criminal penalties.
Nearly half of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012 docket concerns business cases, a big change from the last term, experts said Friday at an business lobby event previewing the coming court term.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of William Baer Thursday.
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) said he may request a closed session when the committee discusses William Baer’s nomination on Thursday.
The committee is slated to consider William Baer again next week.
William Baer attempted to quell Sen. Herb Kohl’s concerns over the shuttering of the four regional offices.
The business lobby essentially lost in 1988 on its priority issue – a lowering of the knowledge standard for corrupt payments to third parties used as intermediaries for bribes.
A Maryland bar commission will weigh accusations that a Criminal Division lawyer was out of bounds and off the reservation.
Even as prohibitions on Iran increase, the Justice Department says it struggles to get proper sentences for sanctions and export crimes that could impact national security.
Weiner oversaw the department’s defense of the Affordable Care Act in the courts.
Edward Garnier laid out a timetable for deferred prosecution agreement legislation in Britain in an interview with Just Anti-Corruption.
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.
"I am not going to respond to what I view as the ad hominem attack on this prosecutor." -- Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Malis in response to remarks from then-private attorney Eric Holder.