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Corporate Criminal Liability - Perspectives from the US, UK and France

France, United Kingdom, USA - April 13 2018 Shakespeare's observation that the "past is prologue" certainly applies to corporate criminal liability in the UK and France, as these jurisdictions…

Who is a foreign official under the FCPA? U.S. appeals court affirms government’s broad reading of instrumentality

USA - May 19 2014 Last week, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the Department of Justice's ("DOJ") broad interpretation of "instrumentality," and, therefore, who qualifies…

Anita C. Esslinger, Stanley J. Marcuss, Andrew B. Mohraz.

No extraterritorial jurisdiction for wire fraud: a district court slams DOJ overreach

USA - April 23 2015 On April 21, 2015, Judge Breyer of the Northern District of California dismissed an entire indictment filed against three foreign nationals alleging…

Mary Beth Buchanan, Austin V. Campriello, Andrew B. Mohraz, Daniel C. Schwartz, Cliff Stricklin.

Attorney-client privilege in FCPA investigation nullified based on crime-fraud exception

USA - February 25 2014 In a government-led Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation, the Third Circuit recently upheld a lower court decision compelling an…

Kristin Robinson.

Are Your Internal Investigation Memos Protected as Privileged or Work Product?

USA - May 30 2017 A recent decision by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is a stark reminder that neither the…

Austin V. Campriello.