Can Mary Jo White recover the SEC’s swagger?
U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan ordered that depositions to begin in November.
Spanning Democratic and Republic administrations over nearly thirty years, six former U.S. Attorneys General leapt to the defense of Royal Dutch Shell plc on Monday, saying arguments in a bribery-linked defamation case now before the Texas Supreme Court could hamper law enforcement if allowed to stand.
If former Enron Task Force leader Leslie R. Caldwell is nominated and confirmed as Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, she’d be the latest task force member to rise to a top policy job.
U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan refused a request to delay the start of their depositions until after the criminal statute of limitations in the foreign bribery case has expired.
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 Enforcement Division duo replace Robert S. Khuzami, who stepped down in February.
The case continues litigation by foreign bribery defendants this year focusing on U.S. jurisdiction over foreign nationals and could help define the reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for conduct in companies operating almost entirely outside the United States.
At a compliance conference in Washington, the former Attorney General called for greater “transparency” in foreign bribery enforcement.
Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White moves closer to chairing the Securities and Exchange Commission.
“At the SEC, there’s no institution too big to charge,” the former Manhattan U.S. Attorney told senators.
A prosecution declination for the Minnesota industrial conglomerate, thanks to an expanded investigation, voluntary disclosure and enhanced compliance program.
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 battle for FCPA reform is not dead, it is merely resting.
Three health care industry companies were among the biggest apparent beneficiaries of tax laws allowing deduction of disgorgement and pre-judgment interest, a Just Anti-Corruption analysis found.
Mary Jo White is currently a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York.
Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, who has lobbied to amend the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, mostly heaped praise on the Justice Department Friday for its new guidance to businesses seeking to comply with the foreign anti-bribery statute.
Is it a problem for a Western-owned hotel company to be building new facilities near Russian rail stations, on land purchased by the son of the head of the state-owned Russian Railways?
A multi-million dollar fraud case exposes industry vulnerabilities.
Terrence Berg served as acting First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Middle District of Georgia in an effort to boost morale and productivity in the office.
Edward Garnier laid out a timetable for deferred prosecution agreement legislation in Britain in an interview with Just Anti-Corruption.
But pressure on Democrats has lifted, and it’s unlikely that any bill will move without bipartisan backing.
The University of California Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program reviewed a copy of the 2008 whistleblower letter that sparked the three probes of public contracts in Brazil.
The German telecom giant and a Hungarian subsidiary agreed to pay more than $95 million in combined criminal and civil penalties to resolve foreign bribery violations in Macedonia and Montenegro.
In addition to the outside lobbyists, the business lobby spent $4.3 million on its own internal lobbying team for the third quarter through its Institute for Legal Reform, focusing on a number of issues including “potential” legislation relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Boast, who worked for the Federal Trade Commission as well as the DOJ, will specialize in anti-trust and competition.
The law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP also found massive compliance failures at the German industrial services giant. Munich prosecutors are investigating the company for bribery.
Meanwhile, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire continued its legal hiring binge.
Last week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed that the Justice Department had opened an investigation into scandal-ridden News Corp. after receiving letters from U.S. lawmakers calling for a probe.
"Eric has been in enough difficult jobs at this point, including this one, where he understands that the highs and the lows of what this town thinks -- who is up and who is down -- is completely irrelevant.” -- White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler