On June 28, 2019, the Wall Street Journal ran an article on the recent settlement by the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission of a case against Walmart for FCPA violations in several countries. The article quoted Searby LLP partner Bruce Searby on Bruce Searby as a former trial attorney in the Justice Department’s FCPA unit, on how the dispute shows the Justice Department and a company can have different views on what cooperation means in practice.
On June 13, 2019, continuing a series of appearances as guest faculty, Bruce Searby spoke about topics of U.S. anti-corruption enforcement to Brazilian prosecutors of the Ministerio Publico Federal attending a program put on by the American University's Washington College of Law. Other speakers that week came the federal bench, DOJ Criminal Division, and the FBI.
For the fifth straight year, Chambers and Partners has ranked Edmund W. Searby as a leading lawyer for White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations. The highly respected Guide to leading lawyers in the USA quoted a client's assessment of Searby: "He is highly responsive, knowledgeable, and instills a high degree of confidence."
On March 14, 2019, Searby LLP and Washington College of Law co-hosted a panel attended by leading members of the white collar bar in which speakers Abbe Lowell, Bob Bennett, Rob Cary, Mary Pat Brown, and US District Judge Peter Messitte discussed the topic “Prosecutorial Discretion, Neutrality & Ethics In an Age of Politicization.” Prof. Nancy Boswell of WCL introduced the panel, and Edmund Searby moderated the discussion. National Public Radio’s Justice Department correspondent Carrie Johnson, in attendance, reported at length on the panelists’ remarks in the story linked below.
On February 15, 2019, Global Investigations Review quoted partner Bruce Searby on the manner in which the DOJ fulfilled policy aims in its FCPA enforcement actions in the Cognizant case.
On March 14, 2019, Searby LLP and American University’s Washington College of Law will host a panel of eminent DC legal figures, to include Bob Bennett (Schertler & Onorato), Rob Cary (Williams & Connolly), US Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu, Abbe Lowell (Winston & Strawn), and Judge Peter Messitte of the US District Court for the District of Maryland. The panel, moderated by Ned Searby, will discuss “Prosecutorial Discretion In an Age of Politicization.” For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
On September 27, 2018, Edmund Searby spoke for the fourth time as to foreign and commercial bribery at Case Western Reserve University.
The Best Lawyers in America announced today Searby LLP partner Edmund ("Ned") Searby's selection by his peers as the "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Litigation - Antitrust in Cleveland, OH.
Mike Koehler, aka the FCPA Professor, interviewed Searby LLP partner Bruce Searby on the podcast "FCPA Flash" concerning the recent DOJ and SEC resolutions of Credit Suisse's so-called "hiring" case.