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by Mary Jacoby | February 24th, 2016

The former senior counsel to then-Criminal Division chief Lanny Breuer will head the British firm’s Washington, D.C.-based government investigations practice.

by Dylan Tokar | December 4th, 2015

The Justice Department hasn’t revealed the nature of the classified information, which appears to have come to light as prosecutors were working to comply with their pre-trial discovery obligations. Dmitrij Harder’s defense attorney, Ian Comisky of Blank Rome LLP, said at a Nov. 4 hearing that he didn’t know what the documents were about, either.

by Mary Jacoby | November 30th, 2015

It was also the first prosecution under section 7 of the UK Bribery Act of 2010. Standard Bank was found to have failed to implement adequate procedures to prevent bribery in Tanzania. UPDATED with parallel SEC settlement.

by Dylan Tokar | June 19th, 2015

While top officials at the U.S. Department of Justice have used PetroTiger as an example for why companies should cooperate, attorneys interviewed by Just Anti-Corruption questioned to what extent its case can be applied to larger multinational or foreign companies who may also in a position to self-disclose potential misconduct.

by Dylan Tokar | April 2nd, 2015

As the top federal prosecutor in Charlotte, N.C., Anne Tompkins was instrumental in investigating the city’s banking sector for the residential mortgage-backed securities abuses that led to the 2008 financial crisis.

by Josh Kovensky | March 5th, 2015

Stokes, a Deputy Chief inside the Justice Department Criminal Division Fraud Section, gave his insights into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement and revealed more details of the FBI’s new anti-corruption squad.

by Main Justice staff | November 24th, 2014

Jason Jones, Assistant Chief of the Justice Department Criminal Division Fraud Section, participated on a Nov. 19 panel at the 31st annual International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at National Harbor, Md.

by Stephen Dockery | April 10th, 2014

The SEC’s attempt to admit statements from a lawyer in Nigeria is rank hearsay, counsel claims.

by David Quinones | March 7th, 2014

Former and current DOJ Fraud Section Deputy Chiefs discuss the pros and cons of speeding up foreign bribery investigations.

by David Quinones | March 7th, 2014

Former and current DOJ Fraud Section Deputy Chiefs discuss the pros and cons of speeding up foreign bribery investigations.

by Jennifer Koons | February 21st, 2014

The petrochemical company self-disclosed a potential FCPA violation in 2009, reportedly involving a payment made to an individual affiliated with a company in Kazakhstan.

by Stephen Dockery | January 31st, 2014

Frank C. Razzano, an SEC enforcement and FCPA specialist, will focus on white collar compliance and defense at his new firm.

by Mary Jacoby | January 27th, 2014

As Main Justice previously reported, Duross will join Morrison & Foerster LLP in its Washington, D.C., office after talks with Winston & Strawn, WilmerHale and other firms. UPDATED.

by Stephen Dockery | December 5th, 2013

Counsel are using the OECD’s anti-bribery convention to buttress defense arguments in a manner not intended by the framers, Mark Pieth says.

by Main Justice staff | November 11th, 2013

Caldwell has been nominated to be the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division.

by Jennifer Koons | October 10th, 2013

The former head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, Kenneth L. Wainstein, spoke about criticism of the classification process.

by Main Justice staff | March 14th, 2013

The DOJ’s FCPA unit chief discusses rogue employees, FCPA guidance, why even anonymized declinations will continue to be rarely disclosed, and the busy year facing prosecutors.

by Jeffrey Benzing | March 8th, 2013

The Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit chief spoke via telephone at the American Bar Association’s white collar crime conference in Las Vegas.

by Douglas Gillison and Jeffrey Benzing | December 21st, 2012

Khuzami leaves the SEC after a period of reinvention following the financial crisis and Madoff scandal.

by Jeffrey Benzing | November 8th, 2012

The government almost always links alleged foreign bribery conduct to the United States — but with U.S. companies, it doesn’t have to.

by Jeffrey Benzing | September 3rd, 2012

Whistleblower attorneys say they are working to submit nearly ready-made cases to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

by Jeffrey Benzing | August 7th, 2012

Agreement on the fine and disgorgement had reportedly been reached in November.

by Mary Jacoby | July 25th, 2012

The business lobby essentially lost in 1988 on its priority issue – a lowering of the knowledge standard for corrupt payments to third parties used as intermediaries for bribes.

by Rachel G. Jackson | May 7th, 2012

Prosecutors asked the court not to release $2.5 million in funds belonging to a sentenced FCPA defendant.
UPDATED.

by Elizabeth Murphy | April 2nd, 2012

A senior counsel to Lanny Breuer, Adam Lurie, is leaving the Justice Department for private practice.

by | March 26th, 2012

Former Assistant Attorney General Ken Wainstein looks for new opportunities as he joins the Washington office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

by Rachel G. Jackson | March 22nd, 2012

Ousama Naaman will request transfer to Canadian prison to serve out his foreign bribery sentence.

by Mary Jacoby | March 5th, 2012

The Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act chief said prosecutors are reviewing what went wrong in several recent trials, but cautioned against “reading too much” into outcomes that hinged on issues outside the scope of the FCPA.

by Rachel G. Jackson | December 29th, 2011

The German telecom giant and a Hungarian subsidiary agreed to pay more than $95 million in combined criminal and civil penalties to resolve foreign bribery violations in Macedonia and Montenegro.

by Rachel G. Jackson | December 22nd, 2011

A federal judge said at the sentencing hearing she would not make the defendant a “poster child” for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement.

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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