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Entries in Obstruction (11)

Tuesday
Jun302015

Former senior Qualcomm exec jailed 18 months for insider trading, money laundering, obstruction

Jing Wang, the former president of global business operations for Qualcomm Inc., was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for his role in a three-year insider trading scheme and cover up.

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Monday
Mar102014

Cilins pleads guilty to obstructing bribe investigation

Frederic Cilins, 51, a French citizen, pleaded guilty Monday in the Southern District of New York to obstructing a federal criminal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.

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Thursday
Apr182013

Enforcement is back (if it ever left)

Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division Did someone say FCPA enforcement had slowed down? Look again.

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Monday
Apr152013

Obstruction charges in FCPA mining investigation

The DOJ said Monday a French citizen has been arrested and charged with trying to obstruct a federal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.

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Monday
Apr302012

Walmart And The Statute Of Limitations

How long is the statute of limitations for FCPA offenses?

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Friday
Apr152011

Ex In-House Lawyer Re-indicted

The former associate general counsel of GlaxoSmithKline who won dismissal without prejudice of an obstruction and false statement indictment last month has been reindicted.

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Thursday
Mar242011

For Company Counsel, Even More Complications

Two recent cases have focused attention on the hard choices faced by company counsel involved in criminal investigations and prosecutions.

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Thursday
Mar032011

DOJ Strikes Controversial Obstruction Count 

The DOJ last week unilaterally dismissed the obstruction charge against Hong "Rose" Carson, one of the four defendants from Control Components Inc. now awaiting trial in federal court in California.

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Friday
Nov122010

Advocacy Or Obstruction

Here's a chilling warning to company lawyers who may become involved in FCPA investigations.

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Wednesday
Sep222010

Expand The Corporate Miranda Warning

For allegedly flushing documents down a toilet before an interview with company lawyers, Rose Carson is facing 20 years in prison. Who's warning employees about the "federal" aspects of internal investigations?

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