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Jenner & Block adds second K&L Gates partner

Jenner & Block adds second K&L Gates partner

16 October 2018

Paul Feldberg will help build Jenner & Block’s white-collar practice alongside Christine Braamskamp, who joined the firm in May.

Is a “following orders” defence viable? Revisiting the Nuremberg defence in the wake of Haspel’s confirmation

Is a “following orders” defence viable? Revisiting the Nuremberg defence in the wake of Haspel’s confirmation

01 June 2018

The CIA’s newest director claimed she was only following orders when she oversaw the CIA’s use of torture and the CIA’s destruction of evidence. Her “following orders” defence worked: she was never disciplined, and she was recently confirmed by the US Senate as the CIA’s director. But would this defence work for others facing criminal charges? What steps should organisations take when their employees claim a following orders defence? Brandon D Fox and Alice S Kim at Jenner & Block explore the defence’s potential perils and pitfalls.

Is South Africa the new Brazil?

Is South Africa the new Brazil?

18 April 2018

Jenner & Block partners Nicholas Barnaby and David Lachman say there are parallels between the corruption scandals engulfing Brazil and South Africa.

Former senior DOJ fraud section official jumps to Katten Muchin

Former senior DOJ fraud section official jumps to Katten Muchin

13 September 2017

William Pericak, a former federal prosecutor who led the US Department of Justice's Deepwater Horizon task force, has joined Katten Muchin Rosenman as a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office, the firm announced on 12 September.

DOJ must beware unintended consequences, as multilateral settlements rise

DOJ must beware unintended consequences, as multilateral settlements rise

31 July 2017

Jenner & Block partners David Bitkower and Nicholas Barnaby and associate Marguerite Moeller argue that multilateral investigations could increase the DOJ's leverage in settlement negotiations and lead to unfair consequences for companies.

Supreme Court disgorgement ruling ‘game-changer’ for SEC cases

Supreme Court disgorgement ruling ‘game-changer’ for SEC cases

05 June 2017

In a decision that strengthens the defence’s position in SEC cases, the Supreme Court has ruled that disgorgement is subject to the five-year statute of limitations.

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

16 February 2017

In the latest people news, a round-up of the firms high-level Obama-era public officials have chosen to join, and more.

Fintech and cybercrime: Upgrading investigations, bit by bit

Fintech and cybercrime: Upgrading investigations, bit by bit

06 December 2016

London-based Jenner & Block partner Tim Chorvat and special counsel Kelly Hagedorn examine what authorities need to consider when investigating financial crime within the constantly mutating fintech environment.

Justice Department reset FCPA enforcement in 2015

05 January 2016

Criminal fines against corporations collapsed to a level last seen nine years ago, at the dawn of the modern FCPA era. But FCPA enforcement not going away. It's simply changing, say experts from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Jenner & Block, King & Spalding, Skadden Arps and Orrick.

Caldwell: Justice Department’s compliance counsel brings ‘expert eye’

03 November 2015

Hui Chen will serve as a “reality check” for Criminal Division prosecutors as they evaluate companies’ legal compliance regimes, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell said.

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