Prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act declined during 2012, even as 15 new countries were cracking down on such crimes involving their own government officials, according to a survey by TRACE International Inc.
A recent opinion from the Southern District of New York has opened the door for the United States federal judiciary to exercise jurisdiction over virtually any Internet communication, even when the communication both originates and terminates outside the physical jurisdiction of the U.S.
At what point does a troubled organization's leader do greater harm to good governance by staying than by leaving?
Macau, the Chinese territory that has become Asia's gaming mecca, had gambling revenue of $38 billion last year. All that growth has, of course, spawned a huge amount of legal work.
The national security review is the biggest single hurdle to many Chinese investments in the U.S., but many in China think the process is unfair.
With global mergers and acquisitions on the rise, corporate compliance is the top concern for executives involved in deals, according to "Trends in Cross-Border M&A," a new report from Baker & McKenzie.
Apparel company Ralph Lauren Corp. has agreed to give up $700,000 in profits to resolve bribery allegations, marking the Securities and Exchange Commission's first nonprosecution agreement involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act misconduct.
Deutsche Bank General Counsel Richard Walker, a former director of enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, is trying to help the bank reinvent itself as he deals with a multitude of regulators, investigators, and litigators.
Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act appeared to get off to a slow start this year. But it might just be a matter of timing, according to a new report from Miller & Chevalier.
The Association of Corporate Counsel released a new digital resource, Guide to the ACC Value Challenge in Europe, an international offshoot of the group's ongoing efforts to better align the services outside counsel provide with what they charge for those services.
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