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12 February 2016

A round-up of the latest people news, including new white-collar lawyers at Dechert and Blank Rome.

Alstom highlights compliance efforts at corporate sentencing

25 November 2015

In a sentencing hearing held in New Haven, Conn., nearly a year after the French transportation company pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, compliance officers heralded a new compliance program developed under the watch of officials at the World Bank.

Maurice Bellan Joins Baker & McKenzie’s Investigations Practice

04 September 2015

Bellan worked previously for more than four years at McGuireWoods LLP's Washington, D.C., office.

With Alstom Monitor Agreement, DOJ Tries Something New

04 February 2015

For the first time, the Justice Department deferred requirement of an independent monitor in light of a preexisting agreement with the World Bank.

U.S. Sees Growing Threat from Sham Buyers Skirting Export Laws

24 February 2012

U.S. exporters are increasingly being duped into selling to end users in Iran, China and other restricted countries that seek illegally to acquire U.S. technology or get around export bans.

Aguilar Conviction May Be Vacated if Lindsey Dismissal Stands

10 December 2011

The foreign bribery conviction of a sales agent in the Lindsey Manufacturing Co. case will be vacated if the dismissal of the indictment against the Azuza, Calif.-company and two of its executives stands.

Companies Consider Their Own Whistleblower Bounty Programs

17 December 2010

Will a choice parking space be enough to keep employees from squealing to the Securities and Exchange Commission?

SEC Whistleblower Office Delay Not Expected to Impact Tips

03 December 2010

Congress has not yet appropriated the money the SEC needs to staff the program created by the Dodd-Frank law, but the agency continues to receive tips through a separate office. UPDATED 6:16 p.m.

Former SEC Lawyers Urge Agency to Consider IRS Whistleblower Rules

28 October 2010

Two former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers now at Arent Fox LLP suggested the securities regulator adopt a rule that prohibits it from sending tipsters back to their companies to look around for more information.

Law Firms Scramble to Bolster FCPA Practices

17 September 2010

Criminal defense lawyers with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act experience on their resumes are much in demand as the Department of Justice steps up its enforcement.

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