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Breuer Taps Former Prosecutor, Hill Staffer As New Senior Counselor

A former New Jersey Assistant U.S. Attorney, the lawyer currently serves as staff director of a House Intelligence subcommittee.

02 November 2010

FCPA Blogs Round-Up: Raising the Titanic?

A nasty dispute between high-rollers may draw more attention, thanks to the FCPA.

02 November 2010

Ingersoll-Rand Discloses New Potential FCPA Violations

The disclosure comes a day after the expiration of a deferred prosecution agreement the company entered into with the Justice Department over its role in the U.N. Oil-For-Food scandal.

02 November 2010

New Sentencing Guidelines Detail "Effective" Compliance Programs

The U.S. Sentencing Commission approved the changes to the guidelines in April. The amendments went into effect Monday.

02 November 2010

Saakashvili Protégé Helped Lead Georgia to War With Russia

Former Georgian Defense Minister David Kezerashvili spent his teenage years in Israel. "I like weapons a lot. In my case, it is bladed weapons that I like. I have a favorite sword which I carry with me from one office to another," Kezerashvili told an interviewer in 2006, when President Mikhail Saakashvili elevated him to the defense post at age 28.

01 November 2010

Bribery Probe of Arms Supply Industry Points to Georgia

The U.S. Justice Department's FCPA investigation of corruption in the international defense supply industry is shining a light on the role Israeli brokers played in preparing the Caucasian republic of Georgia go to war against Russia in 2008. Georgian Ministry of Defense officials allegedly accepted bribes to purchase 21 million rounds of ammunition from a U.S. source. Three defendants in the FBI's massive FCPA sting case are implicated.

01 November 2010

FCPA Blogs Round-Up: Does Anyone Like This Law?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's call for change seems to have let loose a barrage of criticism.

01 November 2010

FCPA?

What the hell's that!

29 October 2010

FCPA Blogs Round-Up: A Corruption Handbook

A "nuts and bolts" book is viewed as useful on both sides of the Atlantic.

29 October 2010

With Short Sentences, Judges Reveal Ambivalence About FCPA

A review of court transcripts and other documents show hesitation on the part of federal judges in awarding harsh sentences for foreign bribery defendants.

29 October 2010

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