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by Jeffrey Benzing | March 29th, 2013

Though companies now are required to admit to facts alleged by the Justice Department to settle parallel civil investigations, other similar conduct goes unacknowledged.

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 | January 31st, 2013

A publicly scheduled court hearing on a $13 million foreign bribery settlement was held behind closed doors, despite protests from reporters.

by Jeffrey Benzing | January 3rd, 2013

The Justice Department and SEC secured roughly $260 million from FCPA settlements for the year.

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 Jeffrey Benzing | September 24th, 2012

In 2006, the company paid $51 million to settle allegations of accounting fraud, disclosure and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations with the SEC. The new potential violations came to light after a review required by the 2006 settlement.

by Main Justice staff | November 17th, 2011

The global manufacturing conglomerate also said two Tyco subsidiaries in Italy were acquitted in Milan for allegedly improper payments to Italian officials.

by Andrew Ramonas | March 18th, 2011

Federal law doesn’t let John DiCicco serve any longer as acting Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division. But there are ways around this problem - which is good, because it appears increasingly unlikely the White House will to try to put a nominee forward again.

by Mary Jacoby | March 16th, 2011

Nancy Boswell is departing after “considerable reflection” and 17 often troubled years.

by Main Justice staff | March 16th, 2011

TI receives funding from a number of different sources including governments, foundations, the private sector and individuals.

by Aruna Viswanatha | December 17th, 2010

Will a choice parking space be enough to keep employees from squealing to the Securities and Exchange Commission?

by Aruna Viswanatha | November 22nd, 2010

The National Whistleblowers Center submitted a FOIA request to the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking documents on the agency’s meetings with corporate executives.

by Aruna Viswanatha | November 12th, 2010

The company began settlement talks with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission in February.

by Andrew Ramonas | September 16th, 2010

Republicans had opposed the president’s nomination of Mary L. Smith to lead the Justice Department’s Tax Division, citing her lack of tax law experience.

by Andrew Ramonas | September 14th, 2010

The Senate returned the former Justice Department Tax Division nominee to the White House twice.

by Andrew Ramonas | August 5th, 2010

Mary L. Smith has been stranded for more than a year by Republican opposition. The president will now have to decide whether to pick another nominee.

by Andrew Ramonas | May 6th, 2010

The nomination of Mary Smith, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Justice Department’s Tax Division, has languished for more than a year. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday she should consider withdrawing.

by Andrew Ramonas | February 8th, 2010

The Senate Judiciary Committee received seven letters in support of Tax Division nominee Mary L. Smith from American Indian organizations in 2009. If confirmed, she would be the first American Indian to serve as an Assistant Attorney General.

by Joe Palazzolo | February 6th, 2010

The nominee to head the Tax Division has been waiting since last June for the full Senate to consider her. Action on her nomination still could be a ways off, thanks to a Republican senator’s hold.

by Andrew Ramonas | February 4th, 2010

The Senate Judiciary Committee lost a quorum before it could consider Office of Legal Counsel nominee Dawn Johnsen. A vote on her re-nomination was rescheduled for next Thursday. UPDATED at 2:02 p.m.

by Stephanie Woodrow | November 23rd, 2009

The senior senator from Mary L. Smith’s home state of Illinois said she is “a highly qualified nominee” with experience working on tax law and policy.

by Andrew Ramonas | November 3rd, 2009

The nomination of Mary L. Smith to head the Tax Division has stalled for months amid questions about her qualifications. If confirmed, Smith would be the highest-ranking American Indian to serve in the Justice Department.

by Andrew Ramonas | August 5th, 2009

The Washington Post said the Senate should confirm all the DOJ nominees reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee before it starts its month-long recess Friday.

by Andrew Ramonas | June 18th, 2009

With the exception of Civil Rights Division nominee Tom Perez, several DOJ nominations still pending before the Senate appear stalled at least until after the August congressional recess.

by Andrew Ramonas | June 11th, 2009

Republicans complained that Chicago lawyer Mary L. Smith has no tax experience and isn’t qualified for the job.

by Mary Jacoby | June 1st, 2009

Given concerns about her experience, Mary L. Smith might have engaged more on the issues in her written responses to follow-up questions from her May 19 confirmation hearing. Instead, the Chicago lawyer and former Tyco in-house counsel seemed to underline why Republicans have doubts.

by Main Justice staff | April 16th, 2006

In 1998, Tyco International Ltd. acquired Earth Tech Brazil notwithstanding the fact that it knew Earth Tech had made various illegal payments to Brazilian officials to obtain business.

U.S. ATTORNEY INDICATES NO RUN FOR FATHER'S SENATE SEAT. Brendan Johnson of South Dakota discusses his political future, which he suggests does not including succeeding his retiring father, Tim Johnson, in the U.S. Senate.

 "It isn't appropriate for us to attend an off the record meeting with the Attorney General." -- New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson.