Lawyers say that the DOJ’s new guidance contains common sense principles that companies are probably already considering in their compliance programmes.
Lennox International, the heating and air conditioning product manufacturing company that in October voluntarily disclosed to US authorities a suspect US$475 payment in Russia, has now expanded its internal investigation to operations in Poland.
The US Department of Justice has argued that a subsidiary of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is not a victim of a bribery scheme because it was complicit in the wrongdoing.
McDermott International, a US engineering company, has said it has voluntarily contacted the DOJ about an internal investigation tied to allegations made by a former employee at Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, Petrobras.
In today’s news round-up, an Austrian appeals court has granted a request by US authorities to extradite Ukrainian billionaire Dmitry Firtash on corruption charges, and Sidley Austin hires a former SEC director.
Photos from GIR Live DC, which was chaired by Kathryn Atkinson at Miller & Chevalier and Laurence Urgenson at Mayer Brown and held on 16 February at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC.
Miranda Van Turennout made the comments at a panel discussion at GIR Live DC on 16 February which also featured top DOJ anti-kleptocracy prosecutor Mary Butler, WilmerHale's Kimberly Parker and KPMG's Teresa Pesce.
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Trevor McFadden made the comment and other observations in written answers to questions posed by Just Anti-Corruption after his keynote speech at GIR Live DC.
Trump administration appointee Trevor McFadden sought to ease uncertainty around the future of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement.
The Criminal Division deputy overseeing the fraud section and its FCPA unit made his first public remarks since his appointment in January.
Unsuccessful candidates for the lucrative Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance oversight jobs have privacy interests that must be protected, the US Department of Justice has said.
Nearly 30 law firms were considered for monitor positions overseeing companies that resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations between 2009 and 2014, according to information provided by US Department of Justice.