Jenner & Block partners Nicholas Barnaby and David Lachman say there are parallels between the corruption scandals engulfing Brazil and South Africa.
A former executive at a Bechtel joint venture with an Egyptian utility company who pleaded guilty to bribery-related charges has told an appeals court that the Supreme Court’s decision in McDonnell has invalidated his deal with prosecutors.
The DOJ has argued that a 2016 Supreme Court ruling cannot be applied to US money laundering cases that are based on violations of overseas bribery laws.
Dutch citizen Egbert Koolman admitted to laundering bribes paid in part by a Miami businessman who also pleaded guilty.
In today’s news round-up, a federal court denies the DOJ’s motion to disqualify a lawyer in an FCPA case, and several firms announce new hires.
The DOJ’s new deputy assistant attorney general overseeing the criminal division’s fraud section has previously suggested making compliance a more important factor in charging decisions and clarifying parts of the Yates Memo.
A second Ecuador official has pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy charge as part of a US investigation into alleged bribery.
In today’s news round-up, a US court dismisses DPAs with two Alstom subsidiaries and the DOJ rubbishes a defence attorney’s claim that he’s not conflicted.
US and Swiss officials discussed barriers to recovering the proceeds of bribery and corruption at a conference in Washington, DC on 3 April.
Officials from the DOJ and SEC say they decline to impose monitors on companies they trust.
Carson Block looks for companies that may be violating the law, and then bets their stock price will drop. In an interview, he explains how he finds businesses that could be bribing foreign officials.
An economist says companies facing an SEC FCPA enforcement action should worry less about the statute’s civil anti-bribery provisions and more about its accounting provisions. GIR Just Anti-Corruption talks to the man behind the research.