After bringing armed guards to a previous deposition, Adelson may again be questioned by lawyers for Steven C. Jacobs, who claims he was fired for resisting bribery.
Macau has fewer than 250 licensed lawyers authorized to review personal data, said the casino company, which retained Mayer Brown LLP and FTI Consulting.
The reported finalists are all former Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Chicago.
Six private practice lawyers, a Chicago District Judge and the inspector general for the state of Illinois are in the running.
Lynn Neils is a former prosecutor in the Southern District of New York and New Jersey.
President Barack Obama nominated former Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas M. Durkin Monday as a District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
Michael Volkov is joining LeClairRyan in its litigation department.
Two new defense lawyers and a federal prosecutor entered the fray last week in the ongoing foreign bribery mega-trial in Washington, D.C.
Daniel Alvirez hires former Arkansas Republican Rep. Asa Hutchinson, who also is a former U.S. Attorney.
On the heels of a Congressional staff briefing on the FCPA sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in April and a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the law in November, a House Judiciary Committee staffer says his panel will hold a hearing. UPDATED 2:52 p.m.
Prosecutors from the Southern District of New York have joined the investigation, as more than a dozen top law firms have been hired to represent executives at the company.
T. Markus Funk of Perkins Coie said the new venture doesn’t compete with blogs like FCPA Professor and The FCPA Blog. “We’re not … trying to take anyone’s market share away,” he said.
If change does come, it may be from the Department of Justice rather than Capitol Hill.
The soon-to-be U.K. Bribery Act is causing too many waves of hysteria across the Atlantic, one lawyer argues.
“My question is, who’s going to jail?” Sen. Arlen Specter said.
The hearing comes at a time when U.S. authorities have aggressively expanded FCPA enforcement, prompting the business lobby to propose changes to the law.
The U.S. Justice Department’s FCPA investigation of corruption in the international defense supply industry is shining a light on the role Israeli brokers played in preparing the Caucasian republic of Georgia go to war against Russia in 2008. Georgian Ministry of Defense officials allegedly accepted bribes to purchase 21 million rounds of ammunition from a U.S. source. Three defendants in the FBI’s massive FCPA sting case are implicated.
Mike Volkov, who worked for the Justice Department before moving to private practice, is representing one of the defendants in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act “sting case.”
“The volume of data these customized questionnaires are creating is unbelievable,” said one general counsel. “What are [people] actually doing with it?”
Defense lawyer David Krakoff has jumped to BuckleySandler LLP.
Judge Richard Leon warned prosecutors that he would likely support a subpoena for evidence concerning the government’s cooperating witness.
At a hearing Monday afternoon, defense lawyers in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act sting case chided government prosecutors for not turning over evidence faster on the cooperating witness. UPDATED: 3/24.
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.
“It ought to be a lesson to people who work on the Hill that when you’re pushing things too far you give up the only power you really have." -- Former DOJ Public Affairs Director Matt Miller on how congressional Republicans lost power over Eric Holder.