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G.E. Whistleblower Asadi Amends Complaint

April 26, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

The debate over whether Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections have extraterritorial reach continues.

Snared for Meth, Taiwanese Nationals Now Charged With Seeking Military Drone

April 26, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

Two Taiwanese nationals already facing charges for a drug scheme were charged Wednesday for asking undercover agents to help export military technology to China.

Former Morgan Stanley Executive Charged with FCPA Violations

April 26, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

U.S. authorities didn't charge Morgan Stanley, citing its cooperation and internal controls.

Democrats Launch Investigation of Wal-Mart, Chamber of Commerce Ties

April 26, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

The investigation by Reps. Waxman and Cummings will be limited by their status as minority House Democrats. UPDATE April 26, 2012 with additional comment.

Former U.S. Attorney Appointed Walmart Global FCPA Compliance Officer

April 25, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

Before joining Wal-Mart in 2004, Tom Gean was the top federal prosecutor in the Western District of Arkansas during George W. Bush's first term.

FCPA Defendant Gets 3 Years Probation

April 25, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

The defendant received a recommendation for a reduced sentence from the Justice Department after cooperating in its investigation.

CCI Defendants Reveal Defense Theory

April 25, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

The two men are scheduled to begin trial on foreign bribery charges this summer.

Former U.S. Attorney Hewitt Helps Lead Wal-Mart Investigations Team

April 24, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

The internal investigation is staffed with lawyers who have extensive knowledge about how the Justice Department's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit works.

FCPA Prosecution of Wal-Mart May Hinge on Limitations Period

April 24, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

Can the statute of limitations be extended? There are ways, former prosecutors say.

Turkcell Reports Potential Improper Payments in Kazakhstan

April 24, 2012, Just Anti-Corruption

An internal investigation, however, did not substantiate the allegations.