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Entries in Lanny Breuer (21)

Friday
Mar102017

DOJ will keep Pilot Program after April expiry during evaluation

A DOJ official said Friday the Pilot Program won't expire on April 5 but will continue while the agency evaluates how the program has worked and whether it should be extended or changed.

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Friday
Oct282016

Lanny Breuer: Pilot Program falls short

The DOJ's Pilot Program to encourage companies to self report bribery and cooperate with prosecutors doesn't fix some problems with FCPA investigations and enforcement actions, Lanny Breuer said Wednesday.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

Event: The FCPA Blog NYC 2016 Conference (October 26)

The FCPA Blog will be in New York City on October 26 and I hope you'll be there too.

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Tuesday
Jul222014

Life is tough: In-housers bashed from all sides

In-house lawyers, we said yesterday, are now caught between their duty as advocates on the one hand, and the modern concept of ethics and compliance on the other hand. Talk about a headache.

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Monday
May122014

A conversation with Mythili Raman 

Mythili Raman, partner in Covington & Burling's Washington, DC officeAfter 18 years at the Justice Department, and leading the criminal division during 2013 and 2014, Mythili Raman joined Covington & Burling's white-collar crime and litigation practice in April. 

She spoke to Julie DiMauro about aggressive enforcement, facilitation payments, deferred prosecution agreements, and her move to private practice.

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Tuesday
Apr292014

DOJ's Raman joins Lanny Breuer at Covington & Burling

Image courtesy of Covington & BurlingMythili Raman, the DOJ's former Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, has joined 800-lawyer Covington & Burling as a partner, the firm said Tuesday.

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Thursday
Mar202014

Mythili Raman: ‘Why we fight corruption’

Mythili Raman (Image courtesy of C-Span)Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department's Criminal Division is leaving the agency Friday, March 21. But the 17-year DOJ veteran made time the day before her departure to speak to the Global Anti-corruption Compliance Congress in Washington, DC.

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Thursday
Feb272014

Top U.S. prosecutor, Mythili Raman, leaving Justice Department

Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Department of Justice's Criminal Division announced on Wednesday that she is leaving the agency, effective as of March 21, 2014.

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Monday
Nov042013

Why did the FBI's FCPA Unit disappear?

The FBI's much heralded FCPA Unit had consisted of at least 12 agents working out of the Washington, D.C. field office since around 2008, with a full-time focus on FCPA cases.

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Thursday
Mar282013

Breuer returns to private practice

Lanny A. Breuer (Image courtesy of Covington & Burling)Lanny Breuer, who stepped down this month after heading the DOJ's criminal divison for four years, has returned to Covington & Burling to be the law firm’s vice chair.

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Thursday
Feb142013

Breuer conducts FCPA rountable on the West Coast in final official trip

Lanny Breuer, left, and Dwight C. Holton at February 13, 2013 FCPA roundable in SeattleAssistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer engaged business leaders in a lively FCPA roundtable Wednesday at an event I hosted along with Brad Smith, General Counsel of Microsoft. As the Chief of the Criminal Division, Breuer leads DOJ’s enforcement efforts under the FCPA.

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Wednesday
Jan302013

DOJ's Breuer sets March 1 departure date

Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, head of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, has overseen the DOJ's FCPA Unit since 2009. (Photo courtesy of the DOJ)The Justice Department said today that Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, head of the Criminal Division and the FCPA Unit, will leave on March 1.

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