Obiamaka Madubuko, a former shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, has recently joined Visa as the company’s new chief compliance officer.
Prosecutors say a federal judge was wrong to grant defendants a new trial because of one lawyer’s purported incompetence.
Prosecutors continue to seek the proceeds of corruption linked to 1MDB, this time going after funds tied to an arbitration dispute.
The Swiss bank said it is in advanced settlement negotiations with the DOJ over its role in the Fifa corruption scheme.
A Brooklyn federal judge rejected shareholder claims that they had been misled by the steel product manufacturer over alleged misconduct tied to the Argentinian “Notebook” bribery scandal.
A New Jersey federal judge has examined the nuances of when work between agencies is considered a joint investigation or merely coordination.
“The government in this case eviscerated the defendant’s attorney-client privilege and work-product protection,” former senior DOJ officials told the Eleventh Circuit in a healthcare fraud appeal. “Dismissal is the only remedy that can fix these pervasive violations.”
A South African telecoms company has argued it can’t be sued in the US for alleged payments to the Taliban in Afghanistan simply because it secured financing from a World Bank organisation.
Daniel Kahn has been made the acting fraud section chief in the Criminal Division. He takes over from Robert Zink who is now the acting deputy assistant attorney general overseeing the Fraud Section.
Chistopher Cestaro said the Justice Department’s FCPA unit is poised to beat its $1.6 billion corporate penalty total from last year.
A Houston federal court unsealed a raft of documents in the US prosecution of Unaoil brothers Saman and Cyrus Ahsani.
When the stakes are high, selecting a diverse team of external advisers takes a back seat, one corporate defence lawyer said. “A lot of it becomes who has the best reputation with the prosecutor.”