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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.

by Douglas Gillison | March 12th, 2013

“At the SEC, there’s no institution too big to charge,” the former Manhattan U.S. Attorney told senators.

by Douglas Gillison | February 15th, 2013

A prosecution declination for the Minnesota industrial conglomerate, thanks to an expanded investigation, voluntary disclosure and enhanced compliance program.

by Mary Jacoby | February 14th, 2013

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.

by Douglas Gillison | February 12th, 2013

The battle for FCPA reform is not dead, it is merely resting.

by Douglas Gillison | January 22nd, 2013

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.

by Elizabeth Murphy | January 18th, 2013

Mary Jo White is currently a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York.

by Elizabeth Murphy | November 16th, 2012

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.

by Jeffrey Benzing | September 12th, 2012

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?

by Rachel G. Jackson | June 29th, 2012

A multi-million dollar fraud case exposes industry vulnerabilities.

by Elizabeth Murphy | April 25th, 2012

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.