The DOJ said Friday it has created a new position for a lawyer who'll be seconded to the UK for two years to collaborate on financial fraud and foreign bribery cases.
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DOJ criminal division chief Leslie Caldwell used a wide-ranging talk Thursday at George Washington University Law School to defend the six-month old Pilot Program and to describe the Justice Department's FCPA enforcement efforts and the current state of corporate compliance.
Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, chief of the DOJ's Criminal Division, will speak at George Washington University Law School on Thursday, November 3 at 3:00 pm.
Major conferences like Compliance Week 2016 are the perfect venue for witnessing the continuing development of the dynamic and fast-evolving compliance profession.
The DOJ’s FCPA Guidance and Enforcement Plan places significant emphasis on organizational culture. The section describing “an effective compliance and ethics program” includes “whether the company has established a culture of compliance, including an awareness among employees that any criminal conduct, including the conduct underlying the investigation, will not be tolerated.”
Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced a one-year pilot program Tuesday intended to encourage companies to self report FCPA offenses and cooperate with the Justice Department.
The highest-ranking Navy officer charged in the massive "Fat Leonard" bribery scandal was sentenced in federal court Friday to 46 months in prison.
Last week Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute released their 2016 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report: The Year of Global Expansion and Enforcement.
At a recent ubiquitous FCPA conference, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell noted that even more resources would be added to the Fraud Section’s FCPA Unit, increasing the number of prosecutors by 50% from 20 to 30 trial attorneys, making this specialty unit larger than the entire white collar sections of most United States Attorneys’ Offices nationwide.
This time of year, FCPA prognosticators abound. Just as the arrival of a New Year is heralded by the popping of champagne corks, January brings with it much gazing into our FCPA crystal balls. Looking back over the prior year, we do our best to offer insight into what enforcement trends the New Year will bring.