The case could be the first of many such efforts by defendants who will argue they are entitled to access whatever meta-data is collected by the agency as part of their defense, say legal experts.
After a nearly one-month trial in Tuscon, former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi (R) was found guilty by a federal jury today of 17 criminal offenses related to a federal land-swap deal in which he used his influence as a member of Congress to profit personally.
DISH Network Corp. is using a 2009 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case to fuel national security doubts about allowing Japan’s Softbank to take over Sprint Nextel.
DPAs are a reality, but the details are still being hammered out.
The former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, who stepped down over the botched gun-walking investigation, has joined the firm’s Criminal Defense and Privacy & Data Security practices.
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 [...]
Patrick Rappo, who was co-head of anti-corruption enforcement at the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office, is now a partner in the firm’s London office.
Legal experts addressed ways companies can protect themselves after a cyber intrusion and the various steps government is taking to cut down on hacking.
A mentor to a generation of prominent Washington lawyers — including Attorney General Eric Holder – Radek became a target of congressional Republicans when he refused to endorse an independent counsel to investigate Bill Clinton-era campaign finance allegations.
The Justice Department Fraud Section deputy chief and the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s FCPA unit spoke at the American Conference Institute’s 28th National Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on Nov. 15, 2012, outside Washington, D.C.
FCPA unit heads of the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission highlighted the benefits of self-disclosure and robust compliance.
Just Anti-Corruption was able to confirm three firms representing the studios in the high-profile foreign bribery probe.
The firm is boosting its practice in response to increasingly complicated anti-corruption laws worldwide.
Five months after Wal-Mart’s dirty laundry was aired in The New York Times, there is little evidence that U.S. authorities have begun a formal anti-corruption sweep of the big box retail industry. But retailers are reacting.
Christopher Niewoehner will serve as a partner with the firm’s white collar criminal defense team.
A multi-million dollar fraud case exposes industry vulnerabilities.
The defendant is the sixth former executive of Control Components Inc. to plead guilty to FCPA charges in the California foreign bribery case. UPDATED 5/30.
A defendant charged with violating U.S. foreign bribery law indicated he may plead guilty rather than going to trial. UPDATED 3:23 p.m.
Defendants in a California foreign bribery case had argued that Steptoe & Johnson lawyers were agents of the government when they carried out an internal investigation for their corporate client.
For the first time ever, the World Bank is preparing to publish full sanctions decisions for companies suspended since last year.
The two men are scheduled to begin trial on foreign bribery charges this summer.
Husband and wife Stuart Carson and Hong “Rose” Carson pleaded guilty to a single count of violating the anti-bribery law late Monday.
U.S. District Judge James V. Selna said the argument that Steptoe lawyers were agents of the Justice Department during an internal investigation may have merit.
Defendants in a California foreign bribery case argue that interviews during an internal investigation violated their Fifth Amendment rights.
The U.S. has drawn a line in the sand for foreign banks, asking them to choose Iran or choose the United States. As the Iranian threat persists, sanctions continue to pile on.
Andrew Lee, who previously worked at the Federal Trade Commission, will be involved in expanding the firm’s Korea practice.
The first Hispanic and the first woman to be Boston’s chief federal prosecutor is described as “not intimidated by anything.”
SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Dec. 15 settlement with shareholders in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act derivative suit may mark a new focus on corporate governance initiatives as plaintiff lawyers seek quick-hit legal fees.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
"Quite frankly, I have been an agent of change and change is hard sometimes for individuals to deal with." -- acting ATF chief B. Todd Jones.