U.K.-listed miner Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. has hired two law firms to review the conclusions of an internal investigation into whistleblower allegations conducted by law firm Dechert LLP, as ENRC is investigated over allegations of fraud and corruption.
The Serious Fraud Office says it will examine allegations of fraud and corruption in the company’s operations in Kazakhstan and Africa.
After denying reports of his impending departure, Mehmet Dalman, the chairman of Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. plc stepped down today at a board meeting convened by the troubled FTSE 100 miner.
Two years after he took on an internal probe for the company, Dechert’s Neil Gerrard is discharged as outside counsel by ENRC, the FTSE 100 miner.
As the SEC touts its new “broad view” of the investment world, attorneys say compliance exams of newly registered advisors are a new avenue for turning up corruption risks.
The Justice Department hasn’t tried to block an airline merger since 2001, when its opposition caused a deal between United and U.S. Airways to fail.
The London-listed international mining concern is dogged by allegations of corruption involving its partner in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
CLICK HERE to download the consultation responses, the tabled amendments, and the Oct. 23 speech in which U.K. Solicitor General Oliver Heald QC, announced the decision to move forward with deferred prosecution agreement legislation.
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.
Just Anti-Corruption has learned that the British anti-fraud agency is prepared to move against the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, in headlines in Britain over corruption allegations. But it has not pulled the trigger.
Edward Garnier laid out a timetable for deferred prosecution agreement legislation in Britain in an interview with Just Anti-Corruption.
Glenn Fine is representing a Republican member of the National Labor Relations Board member accused of ethics violations.
Andrew Michaelson is returning to Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP as a partner in May.
Lawyers in several high-profile prosecutions last year explained their strategies at the American Bar Association’s white collar crime meeting in Miami last week.
At the newly merged Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), David Green’s firmly delineated the separate roles of investigators and prosecutors. It remains to be seen what his appointment augurs for the SFO.
The head prosecutor in the Raj Rajaratnam insider-trading case is headed to private practice as a white-collar defense attorney.
Andrew J. Levander is a former prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.
The former Department of Justice inspector general served for a decade before announcing last November he was stepping down.
In at least one case, a federal court contemplated the use of the exception in an international terrorism investigation, perhaps providing the foundation for the Obama administration’s approach
The selection of a nominee for Eastern District of Pennsylvania post is likely some time away, individuals familiar with the process told the Philadelphia Daily News.
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.