Law: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977 (USA)

DC circuit judge calls SEC whistleblower rule “ambiguous”

A US appeals court heard arguments from two individuals who claimed they were entitled to a whistleblower award in Novartis’s 2016 FCPA case.

01 February 2022

Norton Rose partner heads to Brown Rudnick

Jeffrey Cottle, a former in-house compliance lawyer, has joined Brown Rudnick as a partner in the firm’s white-collar defence, investigations and compliance practice in Washington, DC and London.

25 January 2022

SNC-Lavalin’s former World Bank monitor joins Steptoe

Iris Bennett is one of two Smith Pachter McWhorter partners to recently leave the firm’s white-collar defence and investigations practice.

24 January 2022

US court rejects Chinese distributor’s FCPA contract claims

A Brooklyn federal judge dismissed claims by a Chinese distributor that its contract with a US medical device company was unfairly terminated on foreign bribery grounds.

21 January 2022

Mobile TeleSystems prosecutor joins MoFo

Manhattan federal prosecutor Edward Imperatore has left the DOJ for Morrison & Foerster.

19 January 2022

FCPA practitioner Philip Urofsky to retire from Big Law

The Shearman & Sterling lawyer, who helped to develop US foreign bribery enforcement while at the DOJ, is ready to retire from Big Law. He spoke to GIR about his career and how FCPA work has changed.

14 January 2022

MLARS prosecutor joins DOJ’s foreign bribery unit

A prosecutor in the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section with prior experience working on foreign corruption cases has joined the DOJ’s FCPA unit.

07 January 2022

Miller & Chevalier takes Smith Pachter partner

In announcing the hire, Miller & Chevalier’s international department chair cited Daniel Solomon’s “deep insight into China's legal and business environments”.

04 January 2022

Allison McGuire

Featured in Meet the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit prosecutors

01 January 2022

Randall Warden

Featured in Meet the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit prosecutors

16 December 2021

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