The Assistant U.S. Attorney is also on the prosecution team that criminally investigated Fox News journalist James Rosen. UPDATED 9:33 p.m. EDT
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 former chief of homeland security says the former FBI director was a hired gun.
House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said the legislation would likely be introduced later this year, but he would not elaborate on sanctions.
Covington & Burling LLP, the District’s largest law firm, has not historically been known for lobbying but in recent months has been pouring resources into improving its government affairs capabilities in Washington and Brussels.
CNOOC Ltd. is successful in acquiring U.S. assets of Canada-based Nexen Inc.
Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chief Robert Khuzami said the SEC’s lower burden of proof in pursuing civil charges against corporate wrongdoers means his job can’t compare to Breuer’s.
The major accomplishments of the Criminal Division in the last four years were often overshadowed by the controversies – but the outgoing Breuer heaped praise on his lawyers, calling it “no higher honor” than to work alongside them.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) suggested it was possible the Attorney General could have informed President Barack Obama informally of the probe that led to David Petraeus’s resignation as CIA director.
Gray areas may remain despite the new FCPA guidance but attorneys say it offers as clear a picture as could be expected.
The indicted individuals may have gotten off when the government’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case collapsed. But the law enforcement and defense products companies that employed them remain on the hook.
Approaches to debarment vary widely, experts noted at a World Bank event this week.
“This is sort of as close to sexy as any of us get,” said Covington & Burling LLP partner Mark Plotkin of Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States reviews.
Lynn Neils is a former prosecutor in the Southern District of New York and New Jersey.
The firm is boosting its practice in response to increasingly complicated anti-corruption laws worldwide.
Google Inc., the dominant search engine, is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.
Satnam Tumani departs for Kirkland & Ellis as new Director David Green puts his stamp on the often troubled anti-fraud agency.
In a hiring notice, a sign that Lanny Breuer’s time may be drawing to a close.
Dan Suleiman assumes new duties today inside the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. UPDATED 2:13 p.m.
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.
The Fraud Section blended the units earlier this year.
The House Oversight panel’s chief investigator offered to call off the dogs if the DOJ’s Criminal Division chief would resign, Newsweek reports. UPDATED.
The attorney general is shown fighting the urge to quit, and standing up for himself in internal battles.
As part of its newly announced Seoul office, Covington & Burling LLP will advise Korean companies on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
CFIUS chair Mark Jaskowiak gave insight into some of the committee’s work Friday but said it can’t give companies guidance without knowing specific facts and circumstances.
The firm also tapped William H.Y. Park, a Korea-based corporate lawyer, to lead the expansion.
In granting summary judgment, a federal judge finds that the plaintiff “failed to state a genuine issue of material fact.”
Global arbitration attorney O. Thomas Johnson Jr. has been appointed to the nine-member Iran-United States Claims Tribunal.
Anti-corruption campaigners fear that the push to “re-propose” the long-delayed Dodd-Frank rule is a prelude to it being watered down.
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.
"Although Burke denied to congressional investigators that he had any retaliatory motive for his actions, we found substantial evidence to the contrary." -- OIG report faulting former U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke for giving a Fox News producer a memorandum about Fast and Furious case.