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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 | October 22nd, 2014

The 2012 shareholder derivative lawsuit alleged that Alcoa officers breached their fiduciary duties and wasted corporate assets by allowing the company to participate in a Bahrain bribe scheme.

by Jennifer Koons | February 13th, 2014

The negotiations, which began in 2012, have stalled over the last six months as both sides have rebuffed proposed agreements.

by Jeffrey Benzing | January 9th, 2014

The settlement comes one month after the Serious Fraud Office’s prosecution of former Alcoa agent Victor Dahdaleh collapsed at trial.

by Jennifer Koons | December 11th, 2013

Matthew Axelrod, who has been with the department for a decade, will join Cohen Milstein in Washington, D.C.

by Bloomberg View | November 26th, 2013

Can Mary Jo White recover the SEC’s swagger?

by Jennifer Koons | November 6th, 2013

UPDATE: John D. Buretta has joined Cravath’s Litigation Department as a partner in the firm’s New York office.

by Douglas Gillison | October 31st, 2013

Without revealing numbers, the company says that if the Justice Department were to require a similar sum, the penalties would damage its financial condition and ongoing business.

by Douglas Gillison | August 1st, 2013

Sokenu leaves Arnold & Porter LLP after nearly five years at the firm.

by Douglas Gillison | August 1st, 2013

A low-ball initial offer is rejected and Avon says it expects to pay more for alleged bribes in China and other countries. (Subscription required)

by Jeffrey Benzing | April 30th, 2013

Spending slows on bribery probe.

by Douglas Gillison | April 3rd, 2013

Jeff Benjamin appeared to try to dampen interest in the nearly $300 million spent so far on the cosmetic company’s internal foreign bribery probe, which has attracted attention for its high cost.

by Jeffrey Benzing | April 3rd, 2013

The SEC has subpoenaed PricewaterhouseCoopers for documents in connection with the Avon probe.

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 | March 1st, 2013

For the cosmetics retailer’s foreign bribery probe, 2012 was just about as pricey as 2011 and 2010.

by Jeffrey Benzing | February 4th, 2013

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon today narrowed the scope of reporting requirements he is demanding that International Business Machines Corp. accept before he’ll approve the company’s $10 million foreign bribery civil settlement.

by Jeffrey Benzing | December 20th, 2012

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said he wouldn’t approve a settlement until it included language requiring IBM to report all future FCPA violations to the court or justify why it was seeking exceptions.

by David Stout | December 15th, 2011

Matthew Kluger, who once seemed destined for the top of the lawyers’ universe, faces up to 20 years.

by Mary Jacoby and Christopher M. Matthews | November 9th, 2011

A transcript of the Nov. 3 hearing in Pittsburgh pulls back the veil on the three-and-a-half year global investigation of the aluminum manufacturing giant.

by David Baumann | August 31st, 2011

Justice officials said Wednesday that they were suing to block the $39 billion merger of the nation’s second and fourth largest wireless telephone companies.

by Channing Turner | August 5th, 2011

Sharis Pozen likely will serve through the president’s first term.

by David Stout | July 13th, 2011

The departing chief of DOJ’s Antitrust Division sees too much overlap between DOJ and the Federal Trade Commission.

by Aruna Viswanatha | July 6th, 2011

The assistant attorney general of the antitrust division is leaving the government.

by Andrew Ramonas | May 4th, 2011

The nominees are present or former Justice Department officials.

by Stephanie Woodrow | April 12th, 2011

Partners previously worked in the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney’s office.

by Andrew Ramonas | March 9th, 2011

The 34 Assistant U.S. Attorneys sworn in during the ceremonial investiture took office between December 2009 and January 2011.

by Stephanie Woodrow | February 24th, 2011

The Solicitor General nominee clerked for Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., from July 1984 to August 1985.

by Andrew Ramonas | February 16th, 2011

T. Markus Funk of Perkins Coie said the new venture doesn’t compete with blogs like FCPA Professor and The FCPA Blog. “We’re not … trying to take anyone’s market share away,” he said.

by Fahima Haque | January 31st, 2011

The New York senator recommended a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and an Antitrust Division official to sit on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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