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If confirmed, Fardon would succeed the legendary Patrick Fitzgerald, who ran the office for nearly 11 years before departing last year.
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 [...]
The presumptive nominee for the Northern District of Illinois has a folksy manner, unlike the man he would succeed, Patrick Fitzgerald.
A description of the former Justice Department Criminal Division chief worthy of the villain in a James Bond movie.
(Subscription Access Only) Wal-Mart says a putative class action alleging securities fraud by concealing bribery in Mexico has no basis in fact.
The company will pay almost $30 million to resolve allegations of bribery in China, Russia, Brazil and Poland.
The reported finalists are all former Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Chicago.
The Ohio glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois Inc. said Monday it had retained the global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP to represent it in an internal foreign bribery probe that was disclosed last week.
But Judge Richard Leon also cautioned against drawing “sweeping conclusions” about overall Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement from one case, in remarks made during a panel discussion.
Christopher J. Clark joins Latham & Watkins from Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Twenty-five year DOJ veteran John Roth is an expert in terrorist financing.
U.S. exporters are increasingly being duped into selling to end users in Iran, China and other restricted countries that seek illegally to acquire U.S. technology or get around export bans.
The firm announced 23 new partners.
A former Justice Department Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General will serve as White House Counsel.
The law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP named a former Assistant Attorney General the managing partner of its D.C. office.
Joseph Nacchio is suing his attorney, alleging malpractice and improper bills for underwear.
Stephen Zimmermann first came to the world of fighting fraud at development banks in 2000, but he couldn’t solely rely on his nearly decade-long experience as a federal prosecutor in his new role.
The former Justice Department official led the Eastern District of New York U.S. Attorney’s Office from October 2007 to May 2010. He served as a supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney after he stepped down as the office’s leader.
Les Carnegie has more than a decade of experience in controls on exports and foreign investment in the U.S., the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and U.S. anti-boycott laws, the firm said in an announcement Tuesday.
A lawyer who’s given advice around the globe writes a book on how to avoid trouble.
The Fraud Section hired Charles La Bella, the former U.S. Attorney in San Diego, to fill a new position overseeing West Coast prosecutions and investigations.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission approved the changes to the guidelines in April. The amendments went into effect Monday.
Jay Bybee thought he was talking to White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales about a judgeship on the 9th Circuit. Less than three days later, he was the White House’s declared nominee to head the Office of Legal Counsel.
The potential settlement would be the last to come from a four-company consortium involved with a project to build liquefied natural gas facilities on Bonny Island, Nigeria.
The Central District of California Assistant U.S. Attorney started at the Justice Department in 1990.
Three former Justice Department officials from the George W. Bush administration testified Thursday on the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
Senate Judiciary Committee members pressed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan during a seven-hour back and forth to discuss matters connected to the Solicitor General’s office and disclose internal deliberations among her colleagues.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
"Former Congressman Renzi’s streak of criminal activity was a betrayal of the public trust and abuse of the political process.” -- Mythili Raman, acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division.