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AG given waiver for 1MDB probe

AG given waiver for 1MDB probe

April 24, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The attorney general has become the second senior DOJ official to receive an ethics waiver allowing him to work on the criminal case tied to the 1MDB scandal.

FBI accountant who helped seal Manafort’s fate moves to FTI

FBI accountant who helped seal Manafort’s fate moves to FTI

April 24, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A former FBI agent who has been called the “linchpin” of the Paul Manafort conviction spoke to GIR about “the experience of a lifetime” working on the special counsel’s investigation.

Former KBR agent fights to dismiss decade-old indictment

Former KBR agent fights to dismiss decade-old indictment

April 23, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A former KBR consultant says the DOJ’s longstanding case against him, which includes conduct from 25 years ago, should be dismissed because prosecutors violated his due process rights.

Russian bribery case shines light on failed counterintelligence operation

Russian bribery case shines light on failed counterintelligence operation

April 18, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

In a politically charged case, defence lawyers for a US transportation executive cry foul over the government’s late disclosure that an alleged co-conspirator was working undercover for the FBI.

FCPA monitor: “It can be a pretty lonely job”

FCPA monitor: “It can be a pretty lonely job”

April 17, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Monitorships are coveted and lucrative, but they are also unglamorous, demanding and tense, say lawyers who have done them.

Ericsson in settlement discussions with the DOJ and SEC

Ericsson in settlement discussions with the DOJ and SEC

April 17, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Ericsson reports that it is in settlement discussions with the DOJ and SEC and warns investors there will be “consequences”.

DOJ official plays down concerns of CFTC foreign bribery push

DOJ official plays down concerns of CFTC foreign bribery push

April 16, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

“I don’t think that this is a sea-change,” the Justice Department’s FCPA unit chief says.

Why Fresenius secured a “sweetheart” deal

Why Fresenius secured a “sweetheart” deal

April 15, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

German medical device company Fresenius netted a favourable settlement considering the scale of its conduct, say lawyers.

FBI accused of destroying exculpatory evidence in Haitian bribery sting

FBI accused of destroying exculpatory evidence in Haitian bribery sting

April 15, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Richard Boncy, who was charged in October for his alleged involvement in a Haitian bribery scheme, says the FBI deleted recordings of two phone calls that prove his innocence.

FCPA Docket: Keppel’s RICO fight and Uber’s disclosure

FCPA Docket: Keppel’s RICO fight and Uber’s disclosure

April 15, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

In today’s news round-up, Singapore oil rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine fights back against a RICO lawsuit, and a former Alstom executive challenges the DOJ's interpretation of “agent” in the FCPA.