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Och-Ziff, JPMorgan prosecutor heads to Jones Day

Och-Ziff, JPMorgan prosecutor heads to Jones Day

13 July 2017

James Loonam, who worked on recent FCPA settlements with Och-Ziff Capital Management and JPMorgan Chase, has joined Jones Day as counsel in New York.

People news: New York consultants poach competitor’s managing director

People news: New York consultants poach competitor’s managing director

22 June 2017

A round-up of the latest people news, including consultancy firm Exiger hiring the managing director of Kroll’s New York-based investigations practice and the announcement that the former head of the DOJ’s Criminal Division will join Latham & Watkins.

Former DOJ tax chief joins Jones Day

Former DOJ tax chief joins Jones Day

21 June 2017

Jones Day has recruited Kathryn Keneally, a former assistant attorney general for the DOJ’s tax division, as a partner in its New York office.

People news roundup: Trump nominates Wray to lead FBI

People news roundup: Trump nominates Wray to lead FBI

07 June 2017

In the latest people news, after weeks of speculation US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he is to nominate King & Spalding partner Chris Wray to be the next FBI director.

Munich court rejects Jones Day’s challenge over seized documents

Munich court rejects Jones Day’s challenge over seized documents

12 May 2017

The viability of internal investigations in Germany is in doubt after a Munich court ruled that evidence collected from Jones Day’s offices by prosecutors was legally obtained.

FCPA Docket: Congressman calls for “private action” foreign bribery legislation

FCPA Docket: Congressman calls for “private action” foreign bribery legislation

20 March 2017

In the latest news, a congressman says individuals and companies should be able to bring actions under the FCPA, and a New York bank files a securities lawsuit against a Brazilian conglomerate over corruption related to Operation Car Wash.

U.K. judge approves first-ever deferred prosecution agreement

30 November 2015

It was also the first prosecution under section 7 of the UK Bribery Act of 2010. Standard Bank was found to have failed to implement adequate procedures to prevent bribery in Tanzania. UPDATED with parallel SEC settlement.

Jones Day hires former federal prosecutor in Houston

22 October 2015

Jason Varnado was part of the Justice Department's attempted prosecution of John O’Shea, a former vice-president at Texas-based ABB Network Management, who stood accused of bribing officials at a Mexican electricity utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad.

Wal-Mart Restarts India Expansion Halted By U.S. FCPA Probe

18 August 2015

Wal-Mart announced in October 2013 that it was terminating its relationship with a local partner, India-based Bharti Enterprises, amid the corruption investigation.

SEC Delivers Light Settlements as DOJ Declines to Prosecute FCPA Remediators

27 April 2015

Federal law enforcement seems to be trying to communicate the benefits that companies can reap if they cooperate with the government in FCPA investigations, providing enforcers with requested information and when possible, turning over evidence on employees responsible for misconduct.

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2015

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Foreword

Nick Benwell

Cross-border overview: data privacy and transfer

Michele Tagliaferri and William RM Long

Sidley Austin LLP
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The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

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Judith Seddon , Eleanor Davison , Christopher J Morvillo , Michael Bowes QC and Luke Tolaini

Outer Temple Chambers
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Clifford Chance LLP

The Evolution of Risk Management in Global Investigations

William H Devaney and Jonathan Peddie

Baker McKenzie
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Antoine Kirry and Frederick T Davis

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Oliver Powell and Saaman Pourghadiri

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Andrew Thornton-Dibb and David Kirk

McGuireWoods London LLP

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