US authorities have charged Cognizant’s former president and former chief legal officer for their alleged role in a scheme to bribe Indian officials. The information technology company, meanwhile, avoided criminal charges in a resolution with US authorities.
A Houston federal court has approved a bribery-linked class action settlement worth an initial $173.8 million between disgruntled investors and an oil exploration company.
In today’s news round-up, a federal judge rebuffs a Russian company’s attack on Skadden’s settlement with the DOJ and a Houston energy company that refused to pay a bribe has now been awarded $1.4 billion in damages.
Jeffrey Lehtman, who has recently advised two Argentinian companies on bribery cases, spoke to GIR Just Anti-corruption following his move to Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Washington, DC.
In making their case against a Micronesian official charged for his alleged role in a bribery scheme, US prosecutors presented a series of incriminating emails.
New US sanctions against PDVSA raise questions about whether a bribery lawsuit brought by Venezuela's state-owned oil company against a handful of commodity traders can continue.
In a lawsuit that has caught the DOJ’s attention, the list of plaintiffs is now bulging with US army veterans and their families who accuse a handful of life sciences companies of corruption.
In today’s news round-up, a lawmaker gave a non-sensical definition of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in an attack on President Trump and the DOJ is reportedly making strides in a Brazilian corruption investigation.
The fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice has appointed a new acting policy chief.
A corporate scandal from 30 years ago offers clues on how the new attorney general, William Barr, likes major white-collar cases to be handled.
The DOJ has changed tack after it lost a privilege battle last year. Lawyers say the implications for corporate cooperation are profound.
Following Skadden Arps’ unusual settlement over failing to register as a foreign agent, lawyers say firms will have to “think long and hard” about the line between lobbying and legal advice.