In the News Today - January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016
  • DOJ’s FCPA Unit Hires more Attorneys: U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie Caldwell announced in a speech that the U.S. Department of Justice was “preparing to add 10 new prosecutors to the Fraud Section’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit, increasing its size by 50 percent.” (Inside Counsel)
  • Former FBI Director Tapped as Special Master in VW Litigation: A federal judge in San Francisco has tapped former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, to serve as a special master in consolidated litigation in San Francisco against VW over its alleged emissions scandal. (WSJ Law Blog)