January 11, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The Securities and Exchange Commission has overstepped its statutory authority in recent cases brought under the accounting provisions of the FCPA, lawyers say.
January 09, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
Privately, lawyers complain that the monitorship selection process for FCPA settlements favours a small, exclusive club of defence attorneys over those with true compliance expertise.
January 03, 2018, GIR
Morgan Lewis must hand over notes from witness interviews after a US district court ruled that the firm waived work-product privilege over the documents by summarising them in a 2013 oral presentation to the SEC.
December 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A recent DOJ settlement raises the possibility of prosecutors using the FCPA to take on commercial bribery, lawyers say.
December 12, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ probably structured a plea deal with a former Rolls-Royce executive to address jurisdictional concerns raised in a similar but separate foreign bribery case, lawyers say.
December 07, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
US prosecutors appear to have filed cases against two individuals who were identified by Brazilian authorities in plea testimonies as having helped Odebrecht executives launder money but who were never pursued.
December 04, 2017, GIR
Brazilian authorities appear to have settled on the sum SBM Offshore must pay to conclude a long-running bribery investigation, but remain divided on the non-financial terms of the agreement.
December 01, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A Massachusetts federal judge rejected a settlement between a pharmaceutical company and the US Department of Justice, ordering the case to trial.
November 30, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A Big Law partner and senior DOJ official disagreed on whether the US is “piling on” prosecutions in cases where foreign countries are already enforcing anti-corruption laws.
November 28, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Supreme Court justices have questioned whether whistleblowers who only report misconduct to their employers are protected from retaliation under Dodd-Frank.