May 16, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
James McDonald has explained that companies could get credit for self-reporting foreign corruption to the CFTC even if they’ve already come forward to the DOJ.
May 15, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ’s foreign bribery unit chief has said that the department’s seemingly business-friendly approach under the Trump administration is ultimately for “selfish reasons”.
April 16, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
“I don’t think that this is a sea-change,” the Justice Department’s FCPA unit chief says.
April 09, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
SEC officials told a Washington, DC conference that companies’ counsel are better off engaging in early meetings, focusing their arguments and not boasting about “how formidable they are”.
April 05, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
The CFTC’s enforcement director, James McDonald, talks to GIR about the agency’s new focus on foreign corruption.
April 04, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
Witnesses told a Congressional hearing that it is “imperative” for lawmakers to fix a recent Supreme Court decision that harms both whistleblowers and companies.
March 19, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
As the Trump administration seeks to stem the influence of China, the DOJ has asked Congress for a major budget boost for reviewing foreign investments.
March 14, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
The FBI recently shifted foreign bribery resources to Miami in response to a need to keep up with a whirlwind of South American investigations. The FBI’s international corruption unit chief spoke to GIR about the new team.
March 13, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
James McDonald, the CFTC’s enforcement chief, has explained that the agency is looking at cases of foreign bribery that have a clear and detrimental effect on regulated markets, and which are not easily covered by other authorities.
March 11, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
The Department of Justice has made changes to its FCPA corporate enforcement policy, which include a softening of its controversial stance towards the use of instant messaging services such as WhatsApp.