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Digging Into the Details of New FCPA Guidance From the U.S. Justice Department

Over the last 10 years, 143 companies have paid a combined $10.9 billion to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases. That staggering price tag shows the U.S. Department of Justice’s willingness to go after alleged bribery of foreign officials, shoddy bookkeeping, and fraud. In recent years, the DOJ has beefed up its enforcement unit focused … Continue Reading

Regulatory Considerations as Cryptocurrencies Enter the Mainstream

A faceless currency involved in dealing illegal drugs, selling stolen identity data, offshore gambling, human trafficking, material support to terrorist activity – even before Ross Ulbricht’s 2015 conviction for brokering more than $1 billion in illegal transactions through an online darknet market called Silk Road, the anonymity of using cryptocurrencies has long been the alleged … Continue Reading

What Can We Tell About the Trump Administration’s Focus on Compliance?

There are a few early signs that the Trump administration will continue to hold companies to the “way of compliance,” as our colleague Jane Lewis-Raymond put it recently on this blog. But after the first four months of his presidency, there are still questions about where enforcement is heading in specific compliance areas. After all, … Continue Reading
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