A federal judge raised serious questions Tuesday about the adequacy of the government’s criminal case alleging electrical parts maker Lindsey Manufacturing Co. and two of its executives paid bribes for contracts to officials at a Mexican state-owned utility.
GlaxoSmithKline PLC's in-house legal team planned to "script" a response to regulators if quizzed about nondisclosed information in a probe of the drugmaker's marketing of antidepressant Wellbutrin, a GSK attorney told a Washington jury Tuesday in a former colleague's trial.
Johnson & Johnson shareholders filed a derivative suit Monday in New Jersey claiming the board of directors should be held liable for the $78 million the company paid to settle civil and criminal suits over Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and kickbacks for contracts in Iraq.
Federal prosecutors in California moved to narrow the government's tax fraud case against real estate tycoon Ezri Namvar and his co-defendant on the eve of trial Monday.
Rockwell Automation Inc. on Tuesday agreed to pay $2.7 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s probe into bribes the company’s former subsidiary in China paid to secure coal mining and other government contracts.
The Seventh Circuit on Tuesday asked an Illinois federal judge to revisit whether a 121-month sentence handed to Near North Insurance Brokerage Inc. fraudster Michael Segal included punishment for honest services fraud, and to shorten it if it did.
American Therapeutic Corp. and Medlink Professional Management Group Inc. pled guilty in Florida on Tuesday to orchestrating an eight-year Medicare fraud scheme that involved more than $200 million in bogus claims for mental health services.
The Second Circuit on Tuesday denied a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer's request to be released from jail pending his appeal of a conviction on charges associated with stealing the investment bank's trading system code.
A former U.S. attorney for Maryland has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP in Washington as partner in its white collar litigation practice, the firm announced Tuesday.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asked a Minnesota court Monday to force a former Crown Forex SA principal to provide documents and answer questions regarding an alleged Ponzi scheme that cost investors $139 million.
Former Frontier Holdings Inc. CEO Jeffrey Wallace Edwards objected Monday to a Georgia magistrate judge's recommendation that he face trial on charges of investment fraud, telling the judge the government's indictment failed to allege materiality as required by law.
Crowell & Moring LLP said Tuesday it had added a former federal prosecutor to the firm's white collar practice in Los Angeles.
After a long career hearing cases on the Florida state bench, former Judge Israel Reyes has taken his talents to a different part of Miami by joining Diaz Reus & Targ LLP as a partner, the firm announced Monday.
Vinson & Elkins LLP on Tuesday brought on board a pair of former McDermott Will & Emery LLP attorneys to bolster its antitrust, intellectual property and white collar practices in Washington and Palo Alto, Calif.
The first defendant slated to be sentenced in the Galleon Group LLC insider trading scandal, former Ropes & Gray LLP associate Arthur Cutillo, asked a New York judge on Friday not to send him to prison.
A New York federal judge on Monday dismissed claims from a faction of foreign investors implicating Banco Santander SA in the Bernard Madoff fraud, but let the bulk of the putative class action stand, including fraud claims under federal securities laws.
A New York federal judge on Friday preserved his earlier order refusing to delay the trial of traders and others implicated in the alleged Galleon Group LLC insider trading scheme over the government's purported failure to hand over certain documents.
A federal judge in New York on Monday agreed to suspend jury deliberations for a day in the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam in order to accommodate a juror's unspecified medical issues.
Bankrupt antifreeze maker Industrial Enterprises of America Inc., two of whose former CEOs are under indictment for larceny and securities fraud, hit Holland & Knight LLP with an adversary suit Saturday in Delaware claiming the firm willfully participated in the alleged scheme.
Courts in northern China on Friday reportedly convicted and sentenced 14 people accused of producing and selling milk powder tainted with the industrial chemical melamine.