The Assistant U.S. Attorney is also on the prosecution team that criminally investigated Fox News journalist James Rosen. UPDATED 9:33 p.m. EDT
President picks Andrea Wood, an attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division, and Colin Stirling Bruce, a First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the state’s Central District.
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 probe by O’Melveny & Myers was expected to conclude in October.
The reported finalists are all former Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Chicago.
Few surprises in a list compiled by Reuters: Most are former top Bush I and II-era Justice Department officials.
Six private practice lawyers, a Chicago District Judge and the inspector general for the state of Illinois are in the running.
Was the law in Macau a hurdle or a shield?
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit in the Justice Department’s criminal Fraud Section has seen substantial turnover and growth in the last two years. Just Anti-Corruption profiles the current team.
In one of the hottest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations currently ongoing, the casino company drops one well known lawyer for another.
A newly created third assistant chief’s slot in the Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit goes to a former Brooklyn prosecutor of violent crimes and terrorism.
Bill Stuckwisch was of the mainstays of the Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit.
Swiss-owned Noble Corp. CEO Mark A. Jackson, Director and Division Manager for the Nigerian subsidiary James J. Ruehlen and former controller Thomas F. O’Rourke were all charged by the U.S. with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. UPDATED: 2/25 with comment from Jackson’s attorney.
A lawsuit over body armor focuses most unflatteringly on the government’s record-keeping.
Kirkland FCPA partner to Shanghai
Five former Justice Department officials and federal prosecutors made the list.
Transparency International-USA is guided by a multi-stakeholder Board and Advisory Council comprised of leaders with experience in government, business, development assistance, academia and the non-profit sectors.
The bride and bridegroom are both lawyers working at separate law firms in the Washington area.
The company agreed to pay a $4 million criminal penalty and disgorge around $1.2 million in profits to settle charges that it paid bribes to government inspectors in Mexico who certified its chicken for export.
The probe centers on payments from Tyson’s Mexican subsidiary to individuals employed by “Mexican governmental bodies.”
The Department of Justice’s record on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters in court is mixed.
The electrical equipment manufacturer already disclosed alleged bribes to the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission. UPDATED: 7:38 p.m.
He became the top Republican aide on Senate Judiciary Committee, after Jeff Sessions of Alabama took over as ranking Republican in spring 2009.
One of the five line attorneys in the Fraud Section who handles Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases is now on detail to the FBI director’s office.
Charles Duross, 39, an acting Deputy Chief, was promoted to temporarily lead the anti-corruption unit in April.
The nation’s worst environmental disaster seems likely to generate the biggest legal action. Will it also usher in an era of cooperation between government prosecutors and private litigators?
In April, the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission sent letters to four top pharmaceutical companies. The probe is targeting operations in at least eight countries, including Saudi Arabia, Main Justice has learned.
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.