14 March 2017
In today’s news, plaintiffs suing Walmart in connection with a foreign bribery investigation say the retailer has defied a production order; and a prominent white-collar lawyer advises companies against rushing a decision on whether to self-report to the DOJ, in light of the recent announcement about the FCPA pilot programme.
24 February 2016
In the latest round-up of FCPA news, Wal-Mart discloses rocketing investigations costs, HSBC describes a report by its corporate monitor and Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell talks about corporate resolutions.
08 February 2016
In the latest round-up of FCPA news, US Democrats seek to instigate a foreign bribery probe into British American Tobacco, and a Manhattan judge denies a diplomatic immunity claim by a suspended deputy UN ambassador accused of helping to bribe a former General Assembly president.
27 January 2016
The San Diego-based law firm is accusing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of failing to conduct a proper review before denying a Freedom of Information Act request for documents relating to foreign bribery investigations into Wal-Mart.
03 December 2015
Attorneys for a Michigan pension fund accuse the global retailer of trying delay discovery in an FCPA-related securities class action by bringing in a new legal team - that now says it needs to start over reviewing documents.
30 November 2015
The Wall Street Journal had previously reported that federal prosecutors didn't find major offenses in Mexico.
18 November 2015
Obiamaka Madubuko left her role as co-chair of McDermott Will & Emery’s former FCPA and international anti-corruption group.
09 November 2015
The move comes in a case believed to be among the first few Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related putative class-action lawsuits that have reached this stage of litigation.
19 October 2015
In an exclusive report, the Wall Street Journal has cited people familiar with an investigation into allegations of bribery at the U.S. retail giant who say that the costly probe has yielded few signs of major misconduct.
10 September 2015
The retailer has asked a federal judge to prevent shareholders litigating a class action lawsuit from accessing internal Wal-Mart documents that the Securities and Exchange Commission has.
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