Link moves to the company from JC Penney, where she has been general counsel for the past two years.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday awarded nearly $2.5 million to a government worker who helped regulators launch an investigation and eventually crack down on a company's misconduct, the first such whistleblower bounty issued to an employee of a government agency.
A recent speech by acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Blanco underscored the increasing cooperation between the DOJ and prosecutors in other countries.
Joshua Gayl, formerly of VO Financial, will also pay a $5,000 fine and spend three years under supervised release.
The Federal Reserve Board has levied a $246 million civil penalty against BNP Paribas S.A. and some U.S. subsidiaries for "unsafe and unsound practices."
A new report from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher shows that NPAs and DPAs, as well as monitoring, are still popular tools for government prosecutors.
The Canadian division of Transparency International wants the country to start using deferred prosecution agreements to deal with corporate crime.
Last fall the U.S. Department of Justice proudly claimed a major victory for its Health Care Corporate Fraud Strike Force when it nailed Tenet Healthcare Corp. for a multimillion-dollar kickback and bribery scheme. It was the strike force's first major victory—it also may have been its last.
Mark Van Der Weide will start later this summer as GC of the Fed.
In a flurry of nominations last week, President Donald Trump's administration continued to tap in-house counsel from both government agencies and private companies for key appointments. Among the most recent is James Byrne, who Trump has nominated as general counsel to the U.S. Department of Veteran