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Kelley Drye & Warren bolsters white-collar practice with southern district prosecutor

Kelley Drye & Warren bolsters white-collar practice with southern district prosecutor

August 15, 2017, GIR

Jaimie Nawaday, a federal prosecutor at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, has left government to rejoin private practice.

DOJ initiative pairs corporate healthcare fraud prosecutors with FCPA unit

DOJ initiative pairs corporate healthcare fraud prosecutors with FCPA unit

August 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Department of Justice has formalised a working relationship between its foreign bribery unit and certain healthcare fraud prosecutors - but some lawyers question whether the initiative is in name only.

Sandra Moser's remarks at the ACI's 8th Global Forum on Anti-Corruption in High Risk Markets

Sandra Moser's remarks at the ACI's 8th Global Forum on Anti-Corruption in High Risk Markets

August 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Prepared remarks of Sandra Moser, acting chief of the DOJ criminal division's fraud section, at the American Conference Institute's 8th Global Forum on Anti-Corruption in High Risk Markets on July 25, 2017.

Sinovac widens foreign bribery probe after Chinese court judgments

Sinovac widens foreign bribery probe after Chinese court judgments

August 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Vaccine developer Sinovac Biotech has expanded an internal foreign bribery investigation after Chinese courts issued judgments against government officials that also referred to salespeople connected to the company.

Google loses another US search warrant case

Google loses another US search warrant case

August 14, 2017, GIR

Google has been ordered to hand over the contents of a customer's accounts, including emails, stored abroad to the US government as part of an ongoing fraud, bribery and money-laundering case.

Updated: FCPA Counsel Tracker

Updated: FCPA Counsel Tracker

August 11, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

GIR Just Anti-Corruption has updated its database to include the law firms and lawyers who worked on the latest FCPA-related investigations, settlements and declinations.

FCPA Docket: Manafort hires Miller & Chevalier for Russia probe

FCPA Docket: Manafort hires Miller & Chevalier for Russia probe

August 11, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In today's news round-up, Paul Manafort, former campaign director for President Donald Trump, drops WilmerHale and picks up Miller & Chevalier as counsel in the ongoing probe into alleged Kremlin meddling in the 2016 US election. Meanwhile, SBM Offshore and Frank's International offer updates to ongoing foreign bribery probes.

ASIC piles pressure on Commonwealth Bank of Australia with fresh investigation

ASIC piles pressure on Commonwealth Bank of Australia with fresh investigation

August 11, 2017, GIR

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission announced that it is investigating the Commonwealth Bank of Australia over money laundering allegations made by another Australian regulator.

Baker McKenzie adds international trade lawyer from Freshfields

Baker McKenzie adds international trade lawyer from Freshfields

August 11, 2017, GIR

Baker McKenzie has hired Freshfields' counsel Anahita Thoms to lead the firm's foreign trade law practice in Germany.

DOJ and SEC open FCPA probe into medical waste disposal company

DOJ and SEC open FCPA probe into medical waste disposal company

August 10, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Stericycle, a medical waste disposal company, was notified by US authorities in June that it was under investigation for potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, according to a securities disclosure.