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by Jeffrey Benzing | June 6th, 2013

The non-prosecution agreements with the SEC and DOJ have been closely scrutinized by the FCPA bar for clues to where U.S. law enforcers are going.

by Douglas Gillison | April 25th, 2013

On April 22, Ralph Lauren Corp. filed a current report with the Securities and Exchange Commission recording its non-prosecution agreements with both the SEC and Justice Department to resolve allegations of bribery in Argentina.

by Jeffrey Benzing | April 22nd, 2013

Ralph Lauren is the first FCPA-related case to be settled by the Securities and Exchange Commission with an NPA as opposed to a DPA.

by Jeffrey Benzing | April 10th, 2013

Richard Morlok and Mario Covino were each sentenced March 11 to home confinement and probation. Cooperating defendant Flavio Ricotti, who previously spent nearly 11 months in federal custody, was sentenced to time served on March 18.

by Douglas Gillison | March 11th, 2013

Two cooperating defendants at the California valve company Control Components Inc. were shown comparative leniency today as a federal judge imposed sentences of three years’ probation and three month’s home confinement for their roles in the company’s widespread foreign bribery.
Richard Morlok, the company’s former finance director, was also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and [...]

by Elizabeth Murphy | January 8th, 2013

Glen McGorty helped oversee the prosecution of former New York State Sen. Carl Kruger.

by Douglas Gillison | October 23rd, 2012

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by Douglas Gillison | October 15th, 2012

Prosecutors want Hong “Rose” Carson, the former China and Taiwan sales director of Control Components Inc., to serve six months of home confinement and pay a $20,000 fine for authorizing bribery in Taiwan.

by Rachel G. Jackson | May 26th, 2012

The filing of the voluntary dismissal, late on the evening before a long holiday weekend, appeared timed to minimize media attention. UPDATE: 5/27.

by Rachel G. Jackson | May 3rd, 2012

Corporations want assurances that they won’t linger on a suspensions list after entering a guilty plea, which could lead to a loss of federal contracts or cash flow problems, government contracting attorneys say.

by Rachel G. Jackson | April 30th, 2012

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) doesn’t want corporations convicted of federal offenses to see penalties merely as the cost of doing business.

by Rachel G. Jackson | December 1st, 2011

Judge A. Howard Matz in Los Angeles also indicated he didn’t find the underlying bribery case compelling, though the motion to dismiss was granted based on a finding of prosecutorial misconduct.

by Rachel G. Jackson | November 29th, 2011

U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz tentatively ruled Tuesday to dismiss with prejudice the foreign bribery convictions in the Lindsey Manufacturing Co. case.

by David Stout | September 27th, 2011

A case that has already sparked serious accusations shows no sign of cooling.

by Rachel G. Jackson | September 22nd, 2011

Venable LLP announced yesterday that white collar defense attorney Jan Handzlik joined the firm as a partner in its SEC/White-Collar Group.

by Aruna Viswanatha | September 6th, 2011

The defendants characterize “honest mistakes” as misconduct and strain to find misconduct where there is none, the Justice Department said.

by Aruna Viswanatha | July 26th, 2011

Attorneys for the company say the misconduct was “pervasive.”

by Channing Turner | July 5th, 2011

Preston Burton has formed his own firm.

by Aruna Viswanatha | April 21st, 2011

The legislative history was “inconclusive,” the judge, A. Howard Matz, said.

by Steven Mikulan and Aruna Viswanatha | April 1st, 2011

The ruling is a decisive win for the DOJ as it defends its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement record.

by Steven Mikulan and Aruna Viswanatha | March 29th, 2011

Judge throws out some government evidence.

by Aruna Viswanatha | March 23rd, 2011

The order deals a setback to the government in a closely-watched challenge to the definition of who counts as a “foreign official” under the FCPA. The order is just one development in a case rife with drama. UPDATED 2:07 p.m.

by Lisa Brennan | March 11th, 2011

The case against Lindsey Manufacturing provides the latest core challenge to the FCPA.

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 Andrew Ramonas | March 3rd, 2011

The nominee was the U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia from 1998 to 2001.

by Aruna Viswanatha | March 2nd, 2011

Defense lawyers characterized the government’s conduct as demonstrating a “disturbing pattern of distortion.” A response to those allegations, and to the “foreign official” challenge, is expected on Monday.

by Aruna Viswanatha | March 1st, 2011

Lindsey Manufacturing Co., whose case is scheduled for trial in Los Angeles later this month, said the individuals who allegedly received bribes from the company are not “foreign officials” under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

by Aruna Viswanatha | February 14th, 2011

A judge rules against the defense but puts curbs on prosecutors in doing so.

by Aruna Viswanatha | February 9th, 2011

The closely watched case is scheduled to go to trial in Los Angeles next month.

by Lisa Brennan | August 12th, 2010

The Houston-based oil driller said in a May 2008 regulatory filing that it became a target in pending enforcement investigations by the SEC and DOJ. The company hired former SEC enforcement lawyer Tom Hanusik of Crowell & Moring LLP in Washington, D.C., to investigate.


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.

"[T]he administrative judge erroneously concluded that [DOJ] created this delegation in an effort to bypass" Professional Misconduct Review Unit procedures. -- Justice Department appeal of Merit Systems Protection Board judge's order reversing the suspensions of two Assistant U.S. Attorneys who were blamed for the botched prosecution of Sen. Ted Stevens.