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Entries in Mythili Raman (15)

Thursday
Sep182014

How money for whistleblowers is tied to the war on terror

Photo released September 17, 2014 by the Australian Federal PoliceU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was at NYU law school Wednesday, urging Congress to raise rewards for whistleblowers who report financial crimes.

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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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Friday
Apr042014

Acting DOJ criminal division boss knows cross-border cases

David A. O’Neil was appointed Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division on March 21, 2014.

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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
Mar202014

Marubeni will pay $88 million to resolve second FCPA action

Head office of Marubeni in Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (courtesy of Wikipedia)Japan's Marubeni Corporation pleaded guilty Wednesday to eight FCPA charges, admitting it bribed Indonesian officials to win an electricity contract for itself and a partner, Alstom SA.

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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
Dec232013

The compliance lessons we learned in 2013

The theme of this year's FCPA reporting, detection and enforcement activity is that the bribery of foreign officials is not something the public will tolerate or the U.S. government will trivialize.

It is also something businesses can and must create mechanisms to prevent.

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Thursday
Nov212013

DOJ's Raman testifies about crimes involving virtual currencies

The Department of Justice is focused on deterring and prosecuting criminals who use virtual currency to hide money connected to criminal or terrorist acts, said acting assistant attorney general, Mythili Raman on Monday.

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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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Tuesday
Jun182013

And people lose hope . . . 

'Corruption corrodes the public trust in countries both rich and poor . . . .

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Thursday
May232013

For corporate defendants, there will (probably) be blood

Some members of Congress are evidently concerned that corporate defendants are getting off the hook. Too many deferred- and non-prosecution agreements, and not enough criminal indictments.

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