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DAG says scattered corporate prosecution memos will be consolidated

DAG says scattered corporate prosecution memos will be consolidated

October 10, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In a closed-door speech in New York, Rod Rosenstein hinted at coming changes to the DOJ’s corporate prosecution policies, which he said could affect individual accountability and cooperation credit.

Criminal division nominee wants more Odebrecht-style FCPA cases

Criminal division nominee wants more Odebrecht-style FCPA cases

September 29, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The Trump administration’s nominee to head the US Department of Justice’s criminal division has pointed to foreign bribery cases involving Brazilian companies Odebrecht and Braskem as examples of the division’s “outstanding” work.

Criminal division nominee could become “back channel” on Russia probe, Democrats say

Criminal division nominee could become “back channel” on Russia probe, Democrats say

September 28, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Brian Benczkowski, the White House’s nominee to oversee the US Department of Justice’s criminal division, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning – but not before Democrats voiced stiff opposition.

FCPA unit promotes two new assistant chiefs

FCPA unit promotes two new assistant chiefs

September 22, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Following the departure of Albert Stieglitz, two members of the US Department of Justice's foreign bribery team have been promoted to assistant chief, according to people familiar with the matter.

FCPA prosecutors depart for Sullivan & Cromwell and EDNY

FCPA prosecutors depart for Sullivan & Cromwell and EDNY

September 19, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Two members of the US Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit are heading on to new jobs, according to several people familiar with the personnel changes.

Rosenstein: If companies act ethically, DOJ can focus resources on street crime

Rosenstein: If companies act ethically, DOJ can focus resources on street crime

September 18, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Just days after the DOJ announced possible changes to its approach to white-collar crime, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gave clues about the Trump administration's thinking on corporate fraud.

DOJ's corporate prosecution policies under review, deputy attorney general says

DOJ's corporate prosecution policies under review, deputy attorney general says

September 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Department of Justice's second-in-command today said the agency was reviewing its policy on corporate prosecutions, including the Yates Memo, and is expecting to announce changes.

Democrats, doubting they can block criminal division nominee, decline to say how they will vote

Democrats, doubting they can block criminal division nominee, decline to say how they will vote

September 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to advance the nomination of Brian Benczkowski for Assistant Attorney General this month.

SEC chair says individual accountability is a priority

SEC chair says individual accountability is a priority

September 06, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

SEC chair Jay Clayton said there would be no "dramatic shifts" in the agency's securities enforcement programme, during an NYU Law event on 6 September. But he identified individual accountability as one personal area of interest.

Narcotics prosecutor appointed principal deputy of DOJ criminal division

Narcotics prosecutor appointed principal deputy of DOJ criminal division

August 25, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The Trump administration has picked the chief of the terrorism and international narcotics unit at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York to serve as principal deputy of the Department of Justice's criminal division.