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by Dylan Tokar | January 20th, 2016

In an interview with GIR Just Anti-Corruption, the former New York City mayor said corporate America had gotten the message with respect to bribing foreign officials and should be treated fairly when they discover potential misconduct.

by Josh Kovensky | September 23rd, 2015

In the panel, speakers addressed questions surrounding privilege laws, press disclosures, and double jeopardy restrictions—just a few of the issues that can complicate international investigations.

by Dylan Tokar | September 17th, 2015

Lawyers have speculated that Dodd-Frank’s Section 1504 could have implications for the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

by Marisa Iati | September 14th, 2015

Parvin Daphne Moyne, who served for nine years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, will represent individuals and companies facing government and regulatory investigations.

by Marisa Iati | September 3rd, 2015

Some white-collar defense attorneys said the Securities and Exchange Commission was wrong to take action against the bank for giving internships to relatives of foreign officials.

by Rahul Rose | August 24th, 2015

Global Investigations Review will announce the winners of the GIR Awards at a glamorous black-tie ceremony in New York on Sept. 24.

by Marisa Iati | July 16th, 2015

The one-day event in New York in September will focus on judgment calls and gray areas in international investigations. Last year, keynote speaker Marshall Miller of the DOJ’s Criminal Division made news by calling on companies to turn in their wrong-doing employees to receive cooperation credit.

by Dylan Tokar | April 21st, 2015

Mayer Brown LLP attorneys in Rio de Janeiro and Washington, D.C., discussed rules issued last month by Brazil’s Office of the Comptroller General for complying with the country’s historic new anti-corruption law, the Clean Companies Act.

by Marisa Iati | April 20th, 2015

While containing many familiar themes, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell’s remarks on Friday also marked one of the most focused attempts since publication of 2012’s A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to address complaints from the business community that charging decisions are too opaque.

by Dylan Tokar | April 9th, 2015

The Oregon-based maker of night-vision goggles got off with a relatively lenient settlement after the SEC found it provided vacations to Saudi officials in exchange for business. The Justice Department declined to prosecute.

by Marisa Iati | March 3rd, 2015

The former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York will work as a counsel on the law firm’s white collar team.

by Dylan Tokar | February 4th, 2015

For the first time, the Justice Department deferred requirement of an independent monitor in light of a preexisting agreement with the World Bank.

by Marisa Iati | December 17th, 2014

After spending some $300 million on an internal investigation, the cosmetics company gets a discount on its criminal fine and a break on the term of an independent compliance monitor. UPDATED Dec. 19 with comment from Sean Hecker of Debevoise & Plimpton

by Mary Jacoby | December 2nd, 2014

After its Chinese bribery settlement, whistleblowers have emerged all over the world, requiring the British pharmaceutical giant to bring on five new outside firms, according to knowledgeable people.

by Mary Jacoby and Josh Kovensky | October 1st, 2014

With the White House expected to name its choice to succeed Eric Holder soon, there’s only a little time left for the other 21 people on the “short list” to enjoy their Washington status moment.

by Stephen Dockery | August 11th, 2014

Montes allegedly took around $30 million in bribes as part of a Ponzi scheme that used hedge fund payments in Venezuela.

by Stephen Dockery | April 4th, 2014

Juan Montes allegedly accepted millions in bribes as part of a Ponzi scheme with Francisco Illarramendi.

by Jennifer Koons | March 19th, 2014

On the cusp of the Leslie Caldwell era, another key leader in the division appears to be staying put for now.

by Stephen Dockery | January 21st, 2014

The former Magyar Telekom employees were charged by the SEC for paying millions in bribes in 2011.

by Bloomberg View | November 26th, 2013

Can Mary Jo White recover the SEC’s swagger?

by Stephen Dockery | October 10th, 2013

U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan ordered that depositions to begin in November.

by Douglas Gillison | October 1st, 2013

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.

by Mary Jacoby | August 21st, 2013

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.

by Douglas Gillison | August 7th, 2013

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.

by Mary Jacoby | April 24th, 2013

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.

by Mary Jacoby | April 24th, 2013

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 [...]

by Douglas Gillison | April 22nd, 2013

The Enforcement Division duo replace Robert S. Khuzami, who stepped down in February.

by Douglas Gillison | April 18th, 2013

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.

by Douglas Gillison | April 4th, 2013

At a compliance conference in Washington, the former Attorney General called for greater “transparency” in foreign bribery enforcement.

by Jennifer Koons | March 19th, 2013

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White moves closer to chairing the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Senate Democratic leader describes the Republicans' refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee "historically unbelievable and historically unprecedented."