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Entries in John O'Shea (27)

Thursday
Oct312013

Special report: Has the FBI disbanded its FCPA Unit?

The FCPA Blog posed this question to the DOJ and FBI's public affairs' offices Wednesday: Has the FCPA Unit at the FBI been disbanded? In response, Christopher Allen in the FBI's Public Affairs Office said: "The FBI's investigations are managed through the International Corruption Unit, and that unit is absolutely not being disbanded."

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Tuesday
Aug062013

SEC’s New Admission Policy: What it Means for FCPA Cases

In 2012, the SEC announced that it would no longer enter into “neither admit nor deny” settlements with companies or individuals who had admitted relevant facts in parallel DOJ dispositions. Since then, the SEC has made good on that promise by requiring such factual admissions in resolving FCPA cases, but only to the extent covered by the DOJ pleadings -- implicitly leaving other allegations under the usual neither admit nor deny approach.

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Monday
Jul022012

Enforcement Report For Q2 '12

Here's what happened during the second quarter of 2012.

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Tuesday
Jun192012

Not So Fast: Are DOJ Flops Always Failures?

When Roger Clemens and FCPA defendants walk, should we only see failure by the DOJ?

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Monday
Apr092012

Basurto Sentenced To 'Time Served'

The government's primary witness against former ABB manager John O'Shea won't serve any more jail time for conspiracy to violate the FCPA.

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Friday
Mar232012

The Punishment Of Prosecutions

For defendants, federal criminal prosecutions leave behind a scorched earth of ruined reputations, shattered health, broken families, and drained bank accounts.

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Wednesday
Feb222012

'Foolish And Unprofessional' Behavior Infected FCPA Prosecutions

The DOJ's once invincible FCPA unit isn't just losing some high profile prosecutions. It's getting clobbered. And a common theme in the setbacks is a lack of professionalism and preparation.

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Thursday
Feb092012

Gov't Dismisses O'Shea Case

The DOJ on Thursday filed a motion to dismiss the remaining counts against John O'Shea.

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Wednesday
Feb082012

Has More FCPA Enforcement Brought Less Deterrence?

The DOJ ramped up FCPA enforcement over the past five years. But could its aggressive pursuit of FCPA prosecutions be hurting attempts to deter corruption? It’s possible.

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Monday
Jan302012

Caldwell, Godsey Acquitted In Africa Sting Trial

Two Africa sting defendants were acquitted today in federal court in Washington, D.C.

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