April 1st, 2011
It’s a question that many in the compliance industry ask: why can’t the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission give crystal clear guidance on what a proper compliance program should look like?
March 29th, 2011
NEW YORK – Even as anger over governmental corruption has exploded into protests across the Middle East, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been working to weaken the law that bans companies from bribing foreign officials.
February 22nd, 2011
NEW YORK – Despite having clear rules on when not to invoke the state secrets privilege, the Justice Department has been blocking disclosures about a dubious technology that could prove embarrassing for the U.S. government.
July 29th, 2010
On Sunday, US Attorney General Eric Holder
delivered a promissory gem to the leaders gathered in Uganda, the pearl of Africa. It was not a pledge of more foreign aid for the continent – which has tripled since 2000
– but it could bring billions of dollars to Africa:
“ I’m pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Justice is launching a new Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative aimed at combating large-scale foreign official corruption and recovering public funds for their intended – and proper – use:...