Topic: Subpoena

FCPA prosecutor: We will consider use of foreign bank subpoena

But the official suggested the DOJ would use the power cautiously because of diplomatic sensitivities.

21 September 2021

US shipping company tries to block IRS subpoenas issued on Russia’s behalf

20 August 2021

Swiss privilege ruling a concern for companies seeking legal advice outside of Europe

One Swiss lawyer said the country’s parliament should examine the “unacceptable” ruling that permits prosecutors to seize legal advice given by lawyers outside of Europe in certain circumstances.

23 July 2021

GIR Live: KBR case shows the benefits of pushing back against the SFO

A lawyer who acted for US engineering company KBR in its recent legal tussle with the Serious Fraud Office over the agency’s powers to compel evidence stored abroad said the case demonstrates the advantages of challenging the SFO.

22 July 2021

Malaysia high court rejects Najib request for evidence

The former prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, cannot access the phone records of a former Goldman Sachs banker as part of his efforts to fight corruption charges linked to the 1MDB scandal.

12 July 2021

US-based grain company receives DOJ subpoenas over oat trades

21 June 2021

FCPA defendants go after Indian company that cooperated with DOJ

Two former Cognizant executives charged with foreign bribery want to force an Indian engineering company that cooperated with the US investigation to hand over potentially exculpatory information.

17 June 2021

In Cognizant FCPA case, a fight over investigation documents escalates

Former executives of a New-Jersey based information technology company expressed frustration that their former employer, Cognizant, has in their view improperly withheld vital information tied to their foreign bribery prosecution.

28 May 2021

DOJ sends subpoena to Eli Lilly in coronavirus-linked case

28 May 2021

Chris Cestaro: Prosecutors’ new subpoena power is a “big deal”

The former FCPA Unit chief told GIR in an interview that the additional powers given to US authorities to subpoena foreign banks that maintain a US correspondent account “could be a game changer”.

25 May 2021

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