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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Avoid Trial at All Costs . . . If You’re a Prosecutor with an FCPA Case

At least, that’s the apparent directive if you’re a DOJ prosecutor tasked with trying to win the ever-elusive conviction against an individual DOJ claims violated the FCPA. Earlier this month, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates issued a memorandum titled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing.” Taking into...

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Guest Blog: Silly DOJ Press Release Belies Government Failure in Joseph Sigelman FCPA Prosecution

From FCPA Professor, July 1, 2015 In mid-June, the FCPA prosecution of Joseph Sigelman came to an abrupt halt after DOJ’s star witness admitted to giving false testimony on the stand. The case ended in a plea to one conspiracy count and a sentence of...

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Calli Law Successfully Defends Lewis Tein PL Against Miccosukee Tribe

U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke ordered Florida’s Miccosukee Tribe of Indians and their attorney to pay more than $1 million in sanctions on Friday, January 16, 2015. In the 27-page order granting Lewis Tein’s motion for Rule 11 sanctions against the tribe; their lawyer,...

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FCPA Institute

In recent years, the Justice Department has increasingly focused on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement, making compliance critical for businesses that operate globally. On January 12-13, 2015, in Miami, Paul Calli  hosted a national FCPA Institute presented by Professor Michael Koehler, a nationally recognized FCPA...

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Paul A. Calli Appointed Chair of Florida Bar Grievance Committee

Miami, Fla. –Paul A. Calli appointed as Chair of The Florida Bar Grievance Committee “I” for the 11 Judicial Circuit, serving Miami-Dade County. His term as Chair expired in 2015. Calli served as a member of the committee since 2012. He also previously served on...

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Book Review: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in a New Era.

Broadly speaking, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prohibits offering or paying anything of value to a foreign official to obtain or retain business. Recent years have seen a boom in FCPA compliance efforts and enforcement attempts as the Department of Justice has proclaimed this...

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