The authors had front row seats to the challenges facing the government in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Sting trials, having represented a client who obtained a mistrial when the jury failed to reach a unanimous…more
A discussion of "how challenges to mortgage servicers' practices are arising in bankruptcy cases, as well as in law suits concerning foreclosures."…more
"A new era of whistle-blower regulation commenced July 21, when President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
The Dodd-Frank Act directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to develop…more
For a company planning entrance into the Mainland China market, exploring and assessing corruption concerns may be at the bottom of a long priority list, particularly during the accelerated moments around a transaction. It may…more
Most companies understand that they run afoul of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") if they pay bribes to foreign officials. But the caution with which most companies conduct their own operations does not always match…more
On May 8, 2009, W.R. Grace & Co. and three of the chemical company's former executives were acquitted of all charges in the largest, most agressive environmental prosecution ever mounted by the U.S. Department of Justice and the…more
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