Law Firms > Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
by Marisa Iati | June 23rd, 2015

The telecommunications company came under government investigation in 2012 for alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in China.

by Marisa Iati | February 11th, 2015

Thomas D. Shakeshaft became a partner in DLA Piper’s Chicago office after serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois from January 2004 to January 2015.

by Dylan Tokar | January 13th, 2015

The firm’s new global investigations and white collar defense practice will focus on banks and financial services companies facing government scrutiny and litigation in multiple jurisdictions.

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.

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

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