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.
Elite Washington lawyers participated in a corruption investigation of former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko that helped set the stage for what the White House condemned as her “politically motivated” prosecution and conviction this week.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office is “actively looking” to go after foreign companies that use corruption to shut out ethical British competitors.
Eight new partners are named in Washington office, one in Brussels and one in Silicon Valley.
When he ran the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division in the George W. Bush administration, Covington & Burling LLP partner Thomas O. Barnett advocated a less heavy hand.
The move comes after internal criticism of the group’s fundraising, grant management and lack of grassroots support in the U.S.
After cultivating a reputation for his public service efforts, Tony Herman gets picked up by the FEC.
One recent whistleblower saved the agency between six and 12 months of investigative work, an SEC official said.
On May 1, a law criminalizing bribery of public officials of foreign governments and international public organizations went into effect in China.
"He certainly comes at the law from a prosecutor's perspective." -- William Yeomans on DOJ official Roy Austin, the leading candidate to head ICE.