Chelsea Curfman and Markus Funk are joined by Professor Mike Koehler, better known as the “FCPA Professor.” In 2009, Koehler launched his “FCPA Professor” blog, described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related.” During the conversation he reflects on his professional road to becoming “The FCPA Professor,” tracks the evolution of the blog,
Global Investigation Trends – India (Part 2): A Discussion With Arpinder Singh of EY Forensics & Integrity Services
In Part 2 of our examination of internal investigation trends in India, Perkins Coie partners Markus Funk and Chelsea Curfman speak with Arpinder Singh, a partner with EY Forensics & Integrity Services and head of their India and Emerging Markets group. Topics discussed include trends in both the subject matter and scope of internal investigations…
Global Investigation Trends – India (Part 1): A Discussion With Sherbir Panag of Panag & Babu Law Offices
Continuing our series of episodes regarding investigation and enforcement trends around the globe, Perkins Coie partners Markus Funk and Chelsea Curfman interview Sherbir Panag, co-founder and head of the Compliance and Investigations Practice at the Law Offices of Panag & Babu, in New Delhi, India. Sherbir discusses recent trends in enforcement of corruption-related cases in…
The Changing Landscape of Internal Investigations: Italy, a Discussion With Ilaria Curti, Counsel at Portolano Cavallo
In this first of our series of episodes regarding global trends in internal investigations and enforcement, Ilaria Curti, head of the Internal Investigations Group at Portolano Cavallo in Rome, and Perkins Coie Partner Chelsea Curfman discuss how recent amendments to Italy’s anti-corruption laws are starting to affect both when and how companies choose to conduct…
Introducing the White Collar Briefly Podcast
Perkins Coie’s award-winning White Collar & Investigations practice has teamed up with the ABA’s Global Anti-Corruption Committee to launch a podcast series as an extension of our White Collar Briefly blog.
Our first five episodes, linked below, feature fascinating, candid conversations with a variety of special guests, including:
- American “book of the year” author, editor, screenplay writer and publisher Dave Eggers
- Joel Esquenazi (defendant in the high-profile US v. Esquenazi FCPA case)
- Molson Coors’ Global Ethics & Compliance Chief Caroline McMichen
- Chicago-based U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall
- University of Colorado COO (and former GC) Patrick O’Rourke
- Avanos Medical Deputy GC Ross Mansbach
Note that all episodes are available on Spotify, Google Podcast, and Apple Podcast. Additionally, you can visit our blog and subscribe to receive each new podcast, including the highly-anticipated Dave Eggers podcast, in your inbox.
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How Will Criminal Trade Secret Prosecutions Fare Under President Trump?
Analysis of public sources indicates that under the Obama administration, the U.S. government has made substantial efforts to combat trade secret theft through an increase by the U.S. Department of Justice in the number of criminal trade secret prosecutions. In this update, we review statistics relating to criminal trade secret cases brought by the…
AAG Caldwell Dispels Rumors of “Yates Certification” Requirement
On March 3, 2016, DOJ Criminal Division’s Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell addressed recent media reports claiming that companies under investigation by DOJ will soon need to certify their full disclosure of certain documents as a prerequisite to obtaining a settlement agreement with the Department. Caldwell addressed—and dismissed—the rumored certification requirement while speaking on a panel at the American Bar Association’s 30th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime in San Diego. …
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