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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.

GCs welcome new compliance guidance, but question FCPA pilot programme

GCs welcome new compliance guidance, but question FCPA pilot programme

09 March 2017

General counsel from a number of large multinational companies gave their verdict on the Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act pilot programme and new guidance on corporate compliance, during a white-collar conference in Miami.

Stuart Alford QC: Building bridges with the US

Stuart Alford QC: Building bridges with the US

02 December 2016

Several months into his new role as partner at Latham & Watkins, Stuart Alford QC, the Serious Fraud Office’s former joint head of fraud, discusses whether “the revolving door” exists in the UK, the attraction of working for a US firm in London and his practice before and after the SFO.

The Swiss List

The Swiss List

02 February 2016

GIR’s index of the lawyers and law firms behind the DoJ’s Swiss bank programme settlements: who advised who and how much their clients paid in penalties.

Plaintiffs see plot in Wal-Mart's switch from 'one renowned law firm to another'

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.

Latham & Watkins welcomes back former White House counsel

12 November 2015

Daniel Dominguez served as an associate counsel to President Barack Obama, advising on congressional investigations and litigation matters.

FCPA whistleblower's lawsuit against Bio-Rad may continue, magistrate judge rules

26 October 2015

Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero on Oct. 23 also ruled that individual corporate directors could be held liable for whistleblower claims under two different financial reform laws.

UPDATED: SEC Seeks to Intervene in Bio-Rad Whistleblower Case

10 August 2015

The federal regulatory agency moved a district court in California to allow it to file an amicus brief supporting former general counsel Sanford Wadler.

Bio-Rad Whistleblower Was Fired for ‘Abusive Conduct,’ Company Says

31 July 2015

The life sciences research company moved to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that it illegally fired its former general counsel for blowing the whistle on alleged bribery in China.

Former Bio-Rad General Counsel Files Bribery-Related Whistleblower Lawsuit

01 June 2015

Sanford Wadler alleges the life sciences company illegally fired him after he reported to its audit committee suspicions that Bio-Rad had bribed foreign officials in China.

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