14 September 2015
Three federal appeals judges in D.C. expressed doubt that a district court judge had acted outside his powers when he declined to approve a deferred prosecution agreement.
06 August 2015
Lawyers say that the introduction of a compliance counsel reflects a wider trend: that the skill sets of federal prosecutor and compliance officer are merging as the Justice Department uses compliance as a foundation stone of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement.
23 July 2015
The Dutch aerospace services company said the case should be assigned to a different district court judge on remand.
21 July 2015
In a reply brief on Monday, the Justice Department said U.S. District Judge Richard Leon's nixing of a deferred prosecution agreement with a Dutch aerospace services provider "violates the separation of powers and contravenes the principle of prosecutorial discretion." Oral arguments are slated for Sept. 11 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
09 July 2015
Jenner & Block LLP lawyers said U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon in D.C. acted within his jurisdiction when he refused to approve the federal government's settlement agreement with Fokker Services.
05 June 2015
Brian Hauck will add weight to the law firm's West Coast branch as he works as a partner in the Los Angeles office with frequent travel to Washington, D.C.
14 May 2015
Speaking at the New York City Bar Association's White Collar Crime Institute, Shirah Neiman of the single-member SN Compliance LLC argued that political appointees shouldn't be part of the Justice Department's approval process for monitors. David N. Kelley of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, Bart M. Schwartz of Guidepost Solutions LLC and Troy A. Paredes of PwC also spoke on the panel.
10 February 2015
Among seven pages of written "questions for the record," the Texas Republican broached a new idea: Don't enforce the FCPA if a violation occurred in a country with its own anti-corruption laws.
09 January 2015
Weissmann worked alongside Criminal Division chief Leslie Caldwell on the last decade's most notorious corporate crime prosecutions. He was most recently in government as the FBI general counsel.
27 January 2014
As Main Justice previously reported, Duross will join Morrison & Foerster LLP in its Washington, D.C., office after talks with Winston & Strawn, WilmerHale and other firms. UPDATED.
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