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Entries in Cooperating Witness (6)

Wednesday
Dec072016

Richard Bistrong: Are politics really part of FCPA enforcement and compliance? 

Much has already been written about the November election and FCPA enforcement and compliance. My perspective comes from a five-year experience cooperating with the DOJ, and which spanned two administrations, including a complete change of leadership at the Justice Department after President Obama’s first electoral victory.

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Monday
Jul252016

Richard Bistrong: What not to do in prison

Last week I talked about the judicial gift of a year and a day in connection with a number of FCPA sentences. But a word of advice if that's your sentence: When you get to prison, keep it to yourself.

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Tuesday
Nov102015

Lessons I learned as a cooperating witness

From the Frederic Bourke prosecution to the PetroTiger cases and the FIFA indictments, defendants who enter early guilty pleas and testify for the government have a role in most big bribery cases.

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Wednesday
May132015

Cooperation: SEC enforcement boss talks about benefits to individuals

SEC enforcement chief Andrew CeresneyDuring a speech Wednesday at the University of Texas law school in Dallas, Andrew Ceresney, chief of the SEC's enforcement division, talked about the three main benefits of cooperation for individuals.

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Monday
Sep162013

China's changing view of bribe givers

It has been typical under PRC law for bribe takers to be punished more severely than bribe givers. The policy was to punish extortion and incentivize cooperation with government investigations. But as recent investigations into the sales practices of big pharmaceutical companies have shown, this policy may be changing.

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Wednesday
Oct312012

Where is Richard Bistrong today?

Prisoner number 30079-01 has a release date of January 15, 2014.

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