Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Professor Guest Blog: Crossing Richard Bistrong

Paul Calli and Chas Short authored a guest blog post at the FCPA Professor Blog about the cross-examination of the key government cooperator in the so-called "Africa Sting" case in Washington D.C. In that case, the government manufactured a fake "crime" with the government cooperator...

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Paul Calli Quoted by Policy and Regulatory Report in Article on the Yates Memorandum and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Paul Calli was quoted by Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR) in an article on criticisms of the Department of Justice’s recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act “guidance” – the Yates Memorandum. In short, the Yates Memorandum urges companies to self-report FCPA violations, but gives little...

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Miami Herald: Calli Law Obtains $4 Million in Sanctions for Falsely Accused Client

A recent article by the Miami Herald highlighted Calli Law, LLC attorneys Paul Calli and Chas Short’s victory in obtaining $4 million for their clients – a prestigious law firm and its partners – who were sued in a series of frivolous lawsuits. As...

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Chas Short Speaks at the Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism Seminar

Chas Short spoke on an ethics panel at the Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism in Miami on March 24. Addressing an audience of Florida lawyers in their first year of practice, Mr. Short addressed topics such as how young lawyers should respond to unethical...

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Paul Calli Discusses Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on FCPA Professor Podcast

On March 18, 2016, Paul Calli was interviewed by the FCPA Professor Blog for the FCPA Flash Podcast. Paul Calli discussed the current Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement environment, including the Department of Justice's poor trial record in FCPA cases, factors that may contribute to...

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DBR on Calli Law Victory: “Miccosukees, Attorney Slammed Again”

Over the past three years, Paul Calli and Chas Short have successfully defended clients who were sued in a campaign of vexatious litigation by the Miccosukee Tribe. The Tribe had falsely alleged, in a series of lawsuits in federal and state court, that its...

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Paul Calli Ranked in Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers

For the third consecutive year, Paul Calli has been ranked in the Chambers USA Guide as one of the country's leading business lawyers for defending White Collar Crime and Government Investigations. Chambers USA ranks leading lawyers in 45 different practice areas on a state and...

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11th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Civil RICO Suit Against Calli Law Client

The federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a Civil RICO lawsuit against Calli Law’s clients. The Court ruled that the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim and also lacked the required degree of specificity. The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians...

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Paul Calli Quoted by Media Regarding Criminal Antitrust Law

A former shipping executive whose record five-year price-fixing conviction was upheld by the US First Circuit Court of Appeals has pledged to seek further — and higher — review of his case. Read the entire article (PDF).

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Richard Bistrong Reports To Prison

This Johnny Cash song is an appropriate background song for this post. Following a lifetime of lying , cheating and stealing, Friday night it all caught up to Richard Bistrong and he turned himself in to serve his 18 month prison sentence at the United States Penitentiary...

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