DOJ prosecutors are fighting back against the demands of some criminal defense lawyers that the government not be allowed to control the pace of the department's most ambitious Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case, unfolding in federal district court in Washington, D.C. In the largest-ever prosecution of individuals for FCPA crimes, 22 arms dealers have been charged with attempting to bribe a fictitious foreign official in order to secure a cut of a $15 million contract.
Prosecutors, Defense Snipe Over Speedy Trial Clock in FCPA Case
The National Law Journal
March 31, 2010