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FCPA Docket: Venezuela’s former attorney general aids US corruption case

FCPA Docket: Venezuela’s former attorney general aids US corruption case

16 October 2017

In today’s news round-up, why the US Department of Justice’s review of corporate prosecution policies may temporarily complicate self-reporting decisions by companies, and Venezuela’s former attorney general presents evidence of corruption to the DOJ.

GIR's 40 Under 40 2017: Introduction

GIR's 40 Under 40 2017: Introduction

04 September 2017

Introducing the second edition of the 40 Under 40, GIR's list of 40 accomplished young investigations lawyers who will help shape the future of this fast-evolving area of law.

Nathan Seltzer

Nathan Seltzer

04 September 2017

Nathan Seltzer Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins recruits former federal prosecutor in Chicago

Latham & Watkins recruits former federal prosecutor in Chicago

26 July 2017

A former federal prosecutor and counsel at Paul Hastings, Terra Reynolds, has joined Latham & Watkins as partner in its Chicago office, the firm announced on 25 July.

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.

Leslie Caldwell: DOJ can increase the incentives for companies to self-report

Leslie Caldwell: DOJ can increase the incentives for companies to self-report

21 June 2017

The former criminal division chief, who will join Latham & Watkins’ San Francisco office in September, told GIR Just Anti-Corruption how the US Department of Justice’s new leadership could improve on the foreign bribery leniency programme she helped to design.

FCPA Docket: Former deputy White House counsel joins Latham & Watkins

FCPA Docket: Former deputy White House counsel joins Latham & Watkins

20 June 2017

In today’s news round-up, a deputy counsel to former President Barack Obama joins Latham & Watkins, Petrobras settles a corruption-related shareholder lawsuit and two US senators propose to outlaw shell companies.

DC federal judge questions DOJ’s white-collar charging decisions

DC federal judge questions DOJ’s white-collar charging decisions

14 June 2017

US District Judge Richard Leon expressed doubts about the quality of charging decisions in white-collar cases during a Federalist Society luncheon yesterday discussing the future of the Yates Memo.

Gibson Dunn eyes German civil litigation market with new hire

Gibson Dunn eyes German civil litigation market with new hire

02 June 2017

The legality of German prosecutors’ raid on Jones Day’s Munich office in March remains a popular topic of debate among German lawyers, according to Finn Zeidler of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.

FCPA Docket: Shareholders go after Walmart for withholding documents

FCPA Docket: Shareholders go after Walmart for withholding documents

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.

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