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DOJ considers guidance reforms for inability to pay claims

DOJ considers guidance reforms for inability to pay claims

September 12, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Department of Justice is looking at ways in which it can more clearly define how prosecutors should evaluate claims by companies that they can’t afford criminal penalties.

FCPA “not having the desired effect” internationally, SEC chairman says

FCPA “not having the desired effect” internationally, SEC chairman says

September 09, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A top US regulator on Monday expressed pessimism about the effectiveness of international anti-corruption efforts while insisting his agency would continue to enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

DOJ reshuffles fraud section management team

DOJ reshuffles fraud section management team

July 29, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The DOJ’s criminal division has rejigged its fraud section management team, including the appointment of an acting FCPA unit chief as Dan Kahn is promoted.

Policy against "piling on" helping evidence-sharing to bloom, enforcers say

Policy against "piling on" helping evidence-sharing to bloom, enforcers say

July 25, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcers and an FBI supervisor discussed their work during a wide-ranging panel discussion on 25 July.

Another FCPA unit assistant chief departs

Another FCPA unit assistant chief departs

July 17, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A third supervisor leaves the DOJ’s foreign bribery team following the departures of Fry Wernick in June and David Johnson in May.

Robert Zink poised to take over as permanent fraud section chief

Robert Zink poised to take over as permanent fraud section chief

July 17, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The career prosecutor has been acting chief of the DOJ criminal division section since January.

Senator Graham: In Africa, the Chinese are “bribing everybody”

Senator Graham: In Africa, the Chinese are “bribing everybody”

June 19, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on kleptocracy and money laundering highlighted a Republican focal point: curbing China’s alleged use of bribery to secure business in Africa.

Two prosecutors depart FCPA unit

Two prosecutors depart FCPA unit

June 11, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

One assistant chief and one trial attorney in the US Department of Justice’s FCPA are leaving the DOJ.

CFTC on lookout for foreign bribery whistleblowers

CFTC on lookout for foreign bribery whistleblowers

June 04, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Lawyers say that the CFTC’s recent call for foreign bribery whistleblowers to come forward is a “marketing tool” that further demonstrates its desire to be an aggressive enforcer.

FCPA assistant chief departs DOJ

FCPA assistant chief departs DOJ

May 16, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A senior prosecutor in the US Department of Justice’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit has left to take up a position at the Department of Veterans Affairs.