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La Bella Returns to DOJ In New Fraud Section Post

November 04, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Fraud Section hired Charles La Bella, the former U.S. Attorney in San Diego, to fill a new position overseeing West Coast prosecutions and investigations.

Lanny Breuer Remarks at Practising Law Institute

November 04, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

David asked me to come and speak with you today about a subject that is very important to me and to the Justice Department – the reinvigoration of the Department’s criminal enforcement program. There is a lot to say on this topic.

DOJ to Announce Panalpina, Related Settlements Thursday

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Justice Department will announce foreign bribery settlements with the logistics giant and several of its oil and gas customers, according to two people familiar with the settlements.

Timeline of the Panalpina Investigation

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A timeline of the Justice Department's investigation of Swiss logistics firm Panalpina and its customers.

Ex-Fraud Section Prosecutors Spar in Mock FCPA Negotiation

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The panel brought together three Washington, D.C.,-based former colleagues from the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Fraud section: Steven Tyrrell, now a parter at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP; Arnold & Porter LLP's Kirk Ogrosky; and Patton Boggs LLP's Jay Darden.

Weatherford, Parker Drilling Disclose FCPA Legal Fees

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

One company has spent more than $111 million on its costly Foreign Corrupt Practices Act probe.

SEC Proposes New Whistleblower Rules

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The proposed rules governing a new bounty program limit who can receive the awards and seek to alleviate concerns the program would undercut corporate compliance efforts.

FCPA Blogs Round-Up: Recalling Marco Polo

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Arguments about American companies behaving badly overseas have been going on for a while.

New SEC Rules Will Determine Scope of Whistleblower Bounty

November 03, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Some businesses and law firms have been aggressively lobbying the Securities and Exchange Commission to limit what tips will be permitted.

Feds Committed to Kleptocracy Initiative, but Public Few Details Provided

November 02, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Kleptocracy Initiative during a speech last November, opening a new front in the Justice Department’s growing war against foreign bribery.