Loretta E. Lynch previously served as a U.S. Attorney during the Clinton administration.
At a breakfast discussion hosted by Main Justice and O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Georgetown economist Steven C. Salop suggested the agencies should revisit the vertical merger guidelines, which were issued in 1984.
Sharis Pozen has spent two years as the Justice Department Antitrust Division Chief of Staff.
The event is the University of Montana School of Law’s Judge William B. Jones and Judge Edward A. Tamm Judicial Lecture Series.
Daniel S. Meade previously was an associate with the firm from 2006 to 2009.
Weatherford said the wider inquiry includes scrutiny of its sales in countries facing U.S. trade sanctions for promoting or tolerating terrorism and Weatherford’s participation in the scandal-ridden United Nations Oil-for-Food program.
The medical equipment manufacturer disclosed in June that employees at one of its Mexican subsidiaries may have provided “improper payments” to officials at a state-controlled health care entity in Mexico.
Weatherford, one of the world’s largest oilfield service companies, first disclosed in 2006 that the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating it for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in West Africa.
Levick Strategic Communications hired a former Transparency International-USA policy director to set up the new practice.
The company said in its annual report Thursday that it received the subpoena in November after it disclosed to the agencies that it may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Nancy Boswell is departing after “considerable reflection” and 17 often troubled years.
WEBCAST PREVIEW - AFTER THE U.K. BRIBERY ACT: Covington & Burling LLP's Robert Amaee, until recently the anti-corruption chief at the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, previews a free March 28 webcast on the U.K. Bribery Act and its interplay with a lesser known statute, the Proceeds of Crime Act. Amaee also analyzes the changing U.K. enforcement landscape.