June 15, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Chinese companies are questioning how the US will enforce the FCPA because of President Donald Trump’s past comments on the foreign bribery law, an in-house counsel at United Technologies Corporation’s Chinese subsidiary has said.
June 12, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
As Andrew Weissmann joins Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation team, white-collar lawyers reflect on the highs and lows of his tenure as head of the DOJ’s criminal fraud section.
June 05, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
In a decision that strengthens the defence’s position in SEC cases, the Supreme Court has ruled that disgorgement is subject to the five-year statute of limitations.
June 02, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A Brooklyn federal judge has upbraided the Department of Justice over its use of deferred prosecution agreements, saying he is fed up with big law firms benefitting while individual perpetrators of corruption go unaccountable.
May 26, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A previously unreported FCPA investigation into the business dealings in South Korea of two seismic device companies has yielded money laundering charges against an employee of the country’s state-sponsored geology institute.
May 25, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ fraud section's compliance counsel, Hui Chen, has been publishing forthright social media posts, and her views have been gaining attention.
May 22, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has lost two of its most experienced anti-corruption specialists, following several years of revenue losses, office closures and a firm-wide reorganisation effort.
May 16, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
More companies have come forward to self-report potential foreign bribery violations during the first year of the US Department of Justice’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act pilot programme, the head of the agency’s criminal fraud section said on 12 May.
May 05, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A former executive at Zimmer Biomet, who is suing the medical device manufacturer for defamation, has detailed how the company allegedly misled US prosecutors in a 2012 foreign bribery DPA.
April 18, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
The SEC walked a tightrope trying to distinguish disgorgement from forfeiture and civil penalties before the US Supreme Court today, as justices grilled the regulator’s counsel on what set the enforcement tool apart.