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AG given waiver for 1MDB probe

AG given waiver for 1MDB probe

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

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

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

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”

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 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

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

Why Fresenius secured a “sweetheart” deal

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

FCPA-related personnel and policy changes

“No one wins” under current SEC whistleblower law, Congress told

Witnesses told a Congressional hearing that it is “imperative” for lawmakers to fix a recent Supreme Court decision that harms both whistleblowers and companies.

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A bribery case tests relations between the US and Brazil

A bribery case tests relations between the US and Brazil

The DOJ declined to bring a foreign bribery case against a US drilling contractor. Now Brazilian prosecutors have asked the DOJ to freeze the contractor’s US assets following an investigation into the very same allegations.

CFTC’s “aggressive” foreign corruption push may struggle for resources

CFTC’s “aggressive” foreign corruption push may struggle for resources

The CFTC’s foray into the foreign corruption space has been dogged by criticisms.

 

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