A Dutch in-house lawyer with a law degree but no license isn't entitled to the attorney-client privilege, a recent federal case held.
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[The DOJ] rarely has the ability to obtain the testimony of foreign witnesses. It is difficult to obtain foreign documents. Defense lawyers should put the government to its burden of proof and not confess without a trial.
Joel Androphy is the lawyer who led John O'Shea's successful FCPA defense.
Gathering evidence overseas is so difficult that U.S. law extends the FCPA's five-year statute of limitations by up to three more years.
The four Africa sting defendants who ended up in a mistrial are asking the judge to acquit them on the FCPA conspiracy count.
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Ousama Naaman's sentencing is on hold while he and the government review new evidence that may be classified.
"Obtaining evidence outside the United States," the U.S. Attorneys Manual says, "involves considerations unfamiliar to many American prosecutors."
The U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office has . . . a personality. And it's full of charm.
After a company self discloses possible FCPA violations, or hears from the DOJ or SEC first, there are only two possible outcomes -- an enforcement action or a declination (no action by the DOJ or SEC).