Firms

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Deals

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Disputes

  • Europe

    Corporate FCPA Enforcement in the Era of Trump

    By Robert J. Anello and Peter Janowski, Business Crimes Bulletin

    As the penalties being extracted by the United States from multinational corporations for violations of anti-corruption statutes have skyrocketed in recent years, an increasing number of other countries have begun to pass or enhance their own laws prohibiting, among other things, bribery of foreign officials, and have increased the financial penalties applicable to businesses that violate those laws.

  • Europe

    In First FCPA Action Under Trump, DOJ Declines to Prosecute Gas Company

    By Sue Reisinger

    The U.S. Department of Justice under President Donald Trump has taken its first public action involving a foreign bribery case: a declination to prosecute Linde North America Inc. and Linde Gas North America.

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People

  • Latin America

    Scandal-Ridden Brazil Company Hires Compliance Chief, White & Case Partner

    By Sue Reisinger

    JBS SA, the world’s leading meat processer caught up in the spreading corruption scandal in Brazil, has named lawyer and professor Marcelo Proenca as global head of compliance. The board also hired White & Case partner Daniel Fridman as outside counsel to work with Proenca.

  • Latin America

    Littler Names New Panama Leadership

    By Brian Baxter

    Yeris Nielsen, who has held several key positions in the public and private sector in Panama, joins the global labor and employment giant after its three partners in the country’s capital left the firm in late May.

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