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Bio-Rad launches new attack on former general counsel

Bio-Rad launches new attack on former general counsel

March 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

After losing a wrongful dismissal lawsuit in February, pharmaceutical company Bio-Rad Laboratories has again attacked its ex-general counsel Sanford Wadler, arguing that an investigation into his FCPA allegations proved the former in-house lawyer’s "incompetence".

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

March 13, 2017, GIR

McGuireWoods has hired a former Bank of America in-house lawyer as a partner in the firm’s government investigations and white-collar litigation practice group in New York.

Manufactured evidence led to Bio-Rad’s undoing, whistleblower's lawyers say

Manufactured evidence led to Bio-Rad’s undoing, whistleblower's lawyers say

February 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

How an in-house lawyer fired for raising foreign bribery concerns took on his former employer, and won.

Inside In-House

Inside In-House

January 26, 2017, GIR

In-house legal and compliance professionals are often the unsung heroes of an organisation, steering companies through complex legal and public relations hurdles. Here, GIR highlights the in-house lawyers and other specialists who work tirelessly in the background helping companies manage crises that arise when allegations of misconduct break the surface.

Former Pfizer in-house lawyer joins DLA Piper

Former Pfizer in-house lawyer joins DLA Piper

January 18, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Louis Ramos, a former assistant US attorney and in-house lawyer at Pfizer, has joined DLA Piper in Washington, DC.

Jeremy Levin departs Baker Botts for in-house

Jeremy Levin departs Baker Botts for in-house

December 15, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Jeremy Levin, who worked until recently as a partner at Baker Botts in Washington, DC, has left the firm for a position at a major UK defence contractor.

Court faces “extremely daunting” task in privilege dispute between Bio-Rad and FCPA whistleblower

Court faces “extremely daunting” task in privilege dispute between Bio-Rad and FCPA whistleblower

October 27, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

The right of in-house lawyers to sue employers for whistleblower retaliation is at stake in a legal privilege tussle between medical device company Bio-Rad Laboratories and a former general counsel.

Tyco’s former in-house FCPA counsel joins compliance consultancy

Tyco’s former in-house FCPA counsel joins compliance consultancy

October 27, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Dan Dorsky, a compliance specialist who was heavily involved in a five-year effort to clean up security products manufacturer Tyco following a foreign bribery probe, has joined Compliance Risk Concepts (CRC), the consultancy announced on 25 October.

Expert witnesses clash on former Bio-Rad general counsel's FCPA allegations

Expert witnesses clash on former Bio-Rad general counsel's FCPA allegations

September 19, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Expert witnesses called by Bio-Rad Laboratories and its former general counsel-turned whistleblower have offered divergent views on whether the in-house lawyer acted improperly when he raised FCPA allegations with the company.

Miller & Chevalier expands international practice with in-house counsel hire

Miller & Chevalier expands international practice with in-house counsel hire

August 22, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, a general counsel for a division of travel services company gategroup, has joined Miller & Chevalier in Washington, DC.