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Former FCPA unit chiefs say self-reporting is still probably not worth it

Former FCPA unit chiefs say self-reporting is still probably not worth it

12 March 2018

Three former foreign bribery unit chiefs have agreed that it rarely makes sense for companies to voluntarily report misconduct to the government despite the incentives in the DOJ’s FCPA corporate enforcement policy.

People news round-up: MoFo and Hogan Lovells make early promotions

People news round-up: MoFo and Hogan Lovells make early promotions

05 January 2018

In the latest people news, Morrison & Foerster, Hogan Lovells, Debevoise & Plimpton, BakerHostetler and Richards Kibbe & Orbe have rung in the new year with a string of promotions, while McDermott Will & Emery and Gall Solicitors kicked off 2018 with new hires.

US charges former Och-Ziff exec with obstruction of justice, fraud

US charges former Och-Ziff exec with obstruction of justice, fraud

03 January 2018

A former managing director at US hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management has been charged with obstruction of justice after allegedly making false statements to US government investigators handling a foreign bribery probe.

DOJ: We can’t compel companies to retain monitors

DOJ: We can’t compel companies to retain monitors

27 September 2017

The US Department of Justice has called on two former Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit chiefs to help explain why reports by corporate monitors should be kept confidential.

MoFo hires Robert Litt in Washington, DC

MoFo hires Robert Litt in Washington, DC

14 September 2017

The former general counsel for the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence, who was responsible for handling the fallout from the Edward Snowden leaks, has joined Morrison & Foerster.

After years of mixed results, FCPA prosecutors bag three trial victories

After years of mixed results, FCPA prosecutors bag three trial victories

23 August 2017

The convictions of a Macao real estate mogul and two foreign officials is a reversal of the DOJ's fortunes after it managed to secure only a partial victory in the trial of former PetroTiger CEO Joseph Sigelman two years ago.

Former Och-Ziff execs use Supreme Court disgorgement ruling to fight FCPA charges

Former Och-Ziff execs use Supreme Court disgorgement ruling to fight FCPA charges

22 August 2017

Two former executives of Och-Ziff Capital Management have attacked foreign bribery charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission using a Supreme Court ruling that legal experts warned would significantly restrict the agency's enforcement programme.

GIR Live San Francisco: three weeks to go

GIR Live San Francisco: three weeks to go

03 May 2017

With the rollback of Dodd-Frank on the agenda, what’s next for antitrust, FCPA and white-collar enforcement under the Trump administration? How can lawyers navigate the maze of legal privilege and privacy laws underpinning corporate investigations today? Find out at GIR Live's first West Coast conference on 22 May.

DOJ picks Odebrecht and Embraer monitors

DOJ picks Odebrecht and Embraer monitors

11 April 2017

The US Department of Justice has chosen two veterans of its criminal fraud section to serve as monitors to Odebrecht and Embraer, including a former chief of the section’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit.

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.

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