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by Dylan Tokar | December 4th, 2015

The Justice Department hasn’t revealed the nature of the classified information, which appear 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 Josh Kovensky | September 15th, 2015

Investigations into alleged bribery at Ford Europe’s Russia operations may have uncovered a U.S. link, a person close to the case told GIR Just Anti-Corruption.
German prosecutors have been investigating allegations that Ford bribed customs officials in St Petersburg for three years. According to Reuters, the SEC is investigating as well.
The allegations center on a period [...]

by Josh Kovensky | May 21st, 2015

A Sony vice president for litigation expressed frustration with receiving a $1.7 million bill from Mark Mendelsohn at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, according to stolen emails published on the WikiLeaks website. Paul Weiss represented the entertainment company in a Securities and Exchange Commission civil probe of its compliance in China with U.S. foreign bribery laws.

by Marisa Iati and Mary Jacoby | March 19th, 2015

Criminal Division Fraud Section organizational charts analyzed by Just Anti-Corruption from 2005 to the present show starkly divergent career paths for former FCPA unit prosecutors before and after Mark Mendelsohn jumped to Paul Weiss in 2010. While not a surprise, what’s striking is how completely the numbers have flipped.

by Dylan Tokar | January 29th, 2015

George J. Terwilliger III, Robert J. Bittman and Todd R. Steggerda will join McGuireWoods’s white collar practice in Washington, which is opening a new Strategic Risk and Crisis Management group.

by Stephen Dockery | August 25th, 2014

The Second Circuit previously found that the company’s RICO claim had no U.S. jurisdiction.

by Stephen Dockery | August 22nd, 2014

The Justice Department hopes that a speedier response to foreign government MLAT requests for evidence will encourage other countries to reciprocate when the U.S. comes asking.

by Stephen Dockery | August 18th, 2014

Mohamed bin Issa al-Jaber dropped his suit against White & Case in October and the New York Supreme Court allowed the firm’s counterclaim to continue.

by Stephen Dockery | July 29th, 2014

Mohamed bin Issa al-Jaber dropped his petition against White & Case, Barclays and Saudi Arabia in October.

by Stephen Dockery | July 16th, 2014

The Mexican state-owned oil company had argued that the use of U.S. banks to further an alleged bribery scheme targeting its employees gave it U.S. jurisdiction.

by Stephen Dockery | July 8th, 2014

A U.S. District Court judge tossed out Pemex’s racketeering civil lawsuit last year on territoriality grounds.

by Jennifer Koons | February 21st, 2014

The charges suggest the FCPA unit continues to be willing to investigate crimes that do not violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

by Jennifer Koons | February 18th, 2014

Attorneys are split over the significance of a recent order marking two of the highest civil penalties ever ordered against individuals for foreign bribery.

by Stephen Dockery | February 7th, 2014

The Criminal Division Fraud Section unit that prosecutes foreign bribery has also extended job offers to two more lawyers, knowledgeable people say, following a spate of recent departures. CORRECTED

by Stephen Dockery | January 30th, 2014

In a speech, Kathleen Hamann warned compliance officers to be prepared to mediate among multiple jurisdictions, and singled out China for its lack of coordination with other international enforcement agencies.

by Mary Jacoby | January 10th, 2014

With its chief expected to depart for a law firm job soon, the Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit is facing something of a brain drain. Here’s who’s leaving - or has left - and where they’ve gone.

by Jeffrey Benzing | November 1st, 2013

The law firm and the Justice Department declined to comment.

by Douglas Gillison | October 25th, 2013

White & Case asserts the Saudi mogul is mistaken about a Barclays plc settlement and, incidentally, owes the law firm about $4 million.

by Katy O'Donnell | September 16th, 2013

A UK regulator determined that Barclays “acted recklessly” by failing to fully disclose payments it made to Middle Eastern investors in June and October 2008.

by Douglas Gillison | September 5th, 2013

Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa al Jaber seeks to compel the law firm White & Case LLP to produce documents from a 2003 out-of-court settlement between Barclays and the Saudi government which allegedly involved bribery.

by Douglas Gillison | November 2nd, 2012

The Illinois maintenance and repair supply company W. W. Grainger Inc. reported Thursday that the Justice Department has closed its investigation of the company over foreign bribery allegations, according to a quarterly report.

by Elizabeth Murphy | October 29th, 2012

Few surprises in a list compiled by Reuters: Most are former top Bush I and II-era Justice Department officials.

by Rashee Raj Kumar | October 26th, 2012

George Terwilliger served as Deputy Attorney General under George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s.

by Douglas Gillison | October 25th, 2012

In a paper rolled out at Wednesday’s 13th Annual Legal Reform Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, prominent practitioners called for the Justice Department to give more public information about its decisions not to prosecute corporations for white collar crimes.

by Douglas Gillison | October 25th, 2012

But rather than stress broad FCPA reform, the business lobby this year is focusing on the subsidiary issue of prosecution declinations, while also spotlighting hard-ball “exclusion” tactics used against companies in health care fraud enforcement.

by Douglas Gillison | September 14th, 2012

Advocates of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act reform returned to Capitol Hill on Friday to press their case, signalling that business interests haven’t given up on persuading Congress eventually to amend the statute despite recent adverse publicity over such foreign bribery cases as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

by David Stout | September 6th, 2012

Satnam Tumani departs for Kirkland & Ellis as new Director David Green puts his stamp on the often troubled anti-fraud agency.

by Rachel G. Jackson | February 8th, 2012

After two mistrials, the prosecution seems hapless. But the evidence that might have convinced the juries lay on the cutting room floor.

by Martin Tomkinson | January 30th, 2012

At the newly merged Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), David Green’s firmly delineated the separate roles of investigators and prosecutors. It remains to be seen what his appointment augurs for the SFO.

by Christopher M. Matthews | November 17th, 2011

While many companies are adopting outright bans on facilitation payments, such policies do not address demand.

Reed Smith
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Clifford Chance
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