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Exodus at Justice Department's FCPA Unit as Duross, Others Depart

10 January 2014

With its chief expected to depart for a law firm job soon, the Justice Department's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit is facing something of a brain drain. Here's who's leaving - or has left - and where they've gone.

In Delaware, News Corp Settles Shareholder Derivative Suit for UK Bribery for $139M

28 June 2013

The settlement will be paid to the company by News Corp.'s insurers, minus millions for lawyers' fees.

Foreign Anti-Bribery Law Slammed; House GOP Wants FCPA Changes

14 June 2011

The announcement comes after months of a concerted lobbying effort by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to amend the FCPA, which prohibits bribes to foreign officials to win business. UPDATED: 6/15

Former AG Mukasey to Testify on FCPA Enforcement Before Congress

10 June 2011

Mukasey will lend the weight of a federal judge and former top law enforcement official to the debate over the 33-year-old foreign bribery law as a political storm brews around the statute.

House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on FCPA

19 May 2011

On the heels of a Congressional staff briefing on the FCPA sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in April and a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the law in November, a House Judiciary Committee staffer says his panel will hold a hearing. UPDATED 2:52 p.m.

Congressional Staff Remains Mum at U.S. Chamber FCPA Briefing

27 April 2011

Staffers were told not to commit to anything.

Chamber Cosponsors FCPA Road Show

26 April 2011

The event comes amid a lobbying push for legislative changes to the FCPA and is being sponsored by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Federalist Society and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

U.S. Chamber Bolsters Already Robust FCPA Lobbying Team

21 April 2011

The team assembled by the Chamber already consisted of a former attorney general, several former Justice Department officials and counsels to the Senate Judiciary Committee prior to the new additions. UPDATED 3:30 p.m.

Breuer To U.S. Chamber of Commerce: FCPA Changes Are Not Needed

01 April 2011

The Criminal Division chief said he did not see any need or momentum to amend the foreign bribery law.

Former Attorney General Mukasey Joins U.S. Chamber's FCPA Lobbying Team

15 March 2011

Mukasey joins an all-star team of former Justice Department officials and counsels to the Senate Judiciary Committee retained by the Chamber to lobby on the foreign bribery law.

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