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,...
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...
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...
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...
Published in the Daily Business Review, July 17, 2014 The recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in U.S. v. Quartavious Davis stands at the crossroad of technology and privacy. In Davis, the Eleventh Circuit held that cell site location...
Published in Law360, May 14, 2014 A petition for commutation (reduction) of sentence represents a possible — though difficult — avenue for relief for individuals convicted of crimes who have exhausted their opportunities for appellate remedies. Recent developments, however, provide new reasons for potential commutation...
Published in Law360, March 19, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Kaley v. United States not only undercuts a criminal defendant’s right to counsel, but also solidifies the power of the grand jury. Read the entire article here.
Paul Calli recently wrote a guest blog post for FCPA Professor blog regarding the oral argument before the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals on the issue of who is considered a “foreign official” for purposes of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)....