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Judge insists on May start for Magyar Telekom FCPA trial

Judge insists on May start for Magyar Telekom FCPA trial

16 March 2017

In pre-trial litigation with two former Magyar Telekom executives, the SEC has revealed how one executive, faced with an internal investigation by White & Case, downloaded software called “AbsoluteShield File Shredder”.

Second Magyar Telekom exec agrees settlement in principle with SEC

Second Magyar Telekom exec agrees settlement in principle with SEC

13 March 2017

Facing a civil trial scheduled for May, the former CEO of Magyar Telekom, Elek Straub, has agreed to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges with the SEC, subject to confirmation from the commission.

Former telecoms executives move to block decade-old interview memoranda from FCPA trial

Former telecoms executives move to block decade-old interview memoranda from FCPA trial

24 February 2017

Two former Magyar Telekom executives facing trial over civil FCPA charges are fighting to block the SEC from using as evidence interview memoranda produced by White & Case lawyers over 10 years ago during an internal investigation.

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

16 February 2017

In the latest people news, a round-up of the firms high-level Obama-era public officials have chosen to join, and more.

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.

Barclays internal investigation docs safe after judge nixes Saudi's lawsuit

07 January 2016

The Department of Justice has been examining the possibility the British bank paid bribes in Saudi Arabia. Real estate company Jadawel International sought access to Barclays' internal investigation.

Classified documents have 'implications' for Harder prosecution

04 December 2015

The Justice Department hasn’t revealed the nature of the classified information, which appear to have come to light as prosecutors were working to comply with their pre-trial discovery obligations. Dmitrij Harder’s defense attorney, Ian Comisky of Blank Rome LLP, said at a Nov. 4 hearing that he didn’t know what the documents were about, either.

Potential U.S. nexus in Ford bribery investigation

15 September 2015

Potential U.S. nexus in Ford bribery investigation

Hacked Sony Emails Reveal Tense Discussion Over Paul Weiss Billings

21 May 2015

A Sony vice president for litigation expressed frustration with receiving a $1.7 million bill from Mark Mendelsohn at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, according to stolen emails published on the WikiLeaks website. Paul Weiss represented the entertainment company in a Securities and Exchange Commission civil probe of its compliance in China with U.S. foreign bribery laws.

FCPA Prosecuting Experience, Once a Stop in a Public Service Career, Is Now Springboard to the Private Sector

19 March 2015

Criminal Division Fraud Section organizational charts analyzed by Just Anti-Corruption from 2005 to the present show starkly divergent career paths for former FCPA unit prosecutors before and after Mark Mendelsohn jumped to Paul Weiss in 2010. While not a surprise, what's striking is how completely the numbers have flipped.

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