Organisation: US Department of Justice

DOJ official clarifies difference between "immediate" and "timely" self-disclosure

The head of the Fraud Section’s corporate enforcement, compliance, & policy unit also said companies should “embrace” independent monitorships to avoid potential extensions.

24 March 2023

Deadline passes for JLT disgorgement funds to be credited to UK action

The DOJ said in March 2022 that it would credit JLT up to 100% of its $29 million US disgorgement, payable in connection with an Ecuadorean corruption case, if the company resolved similar facts with the SFO within a year.

24 March 2023

Kenneth Polite: Recent policy announcements not a “sea change”

In a speech on Thursday, the Criminal Division chief also highlighted a pair of past DOJ cases demonstrating what the department views as “extraordinary” cooperation with its corporate investigations.

23 March 2023

Judge approves Ericsson’s $206 million plea agreement

The company’s plea agreement eliminates the cooperation credit it had been awarded by the DOJ in 2019 for cooperating with an FCPA investigation.

21 March 2023

DOJ seeks long prison sentences for ex-JPMorgan traders over spoofing scheme

21 March 2023

Ex-Merrill Lynch traders to challenge convictions in spoofing case

21 March 2023

National Security Division begins hunt for corporate enforcement leader

The Justice Department announced the newly created position as part of a broader surge of resources toward national security enforcement.

20 March 2023

Press asks court to expedite appeal in unsealing of Unaoil exec’s sentencing docs

Saman Ahsani, a key player in the Unaoil bribery scheme, was recently sentenced to a relatively short prison term of just one year and one day, raising questions about the nature of his cooperation with DOJ prosecutors.

17 March 2023

Judge rules court must request forfeiture from ex-Goldman banker in 1MDB case

Roger Ng, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the corruption scheme, argues he has already forfeited enough money to the government of Malaysia.

16 March 2023

Glencore ex-trader hopes to avoid prison time for manipulating benchmarks

Emilio Heredia claimed that the misconduct he was convicted for had been “encouraged, rewarded and fully embraced” at his former workplace.

16 March 2023

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