After the defence spent days criticising the FBI for losing evidence at a Haitian bribery trial, prosecutors upped their game by playing a potentially incriminating video of a private hotel meeting.
A group of major medical device companies are accused of rigging bids in China for contracts vastly inflated in value, and then paying off local officials.
On an eventful day at the Haitian bribery trial in Boston, the defence pushed an FBI agent over how the agency could have deleted wiretapped phone calls.
As a Boston bribery trial entered full swing, the defence tried to sow ambiguity into potentially incriminating conversations captured by the FBI.
One assistant chief and one trial attorney in the US Department of Justice’s FCPA are leaving the DOJ.
On the opening day of a foreign bribery trial in Boston, defence counsel painted the FBI as incompetent for losing key recordings.
Matt Baughman, who served as an associate deputy attorney general overseeing white-collar crime enforcement, has rejoined King & Spalding.
Around nine years ago two former Big Law attorneys gambled on building their own FCPA whistleblower practice. Their bet may finally be about to pay off.
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.
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”.
As Peruvian authorities go after alleged key players in Odebrecht’s money laundering scheme, the US also makes a move – and angers a Miami defence lawyer in the process.
Law professor Brandon Garrett tells GIR why he thinks the DOJ is all bark and no bite over individual white-collar prosecutions.