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OFAC Continues To Demonstrate Greater Interest In Cryptocurrency Regulation And Enforcement
With the widespread arrival of Initial Coin Offerings ("ICOs") over the last several years,1 U.S. authorities have made deliberate progress toward keeping pace with the fast-growing crypto industry.
United States
13 Aug 2019
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New DOJ Guidance Reflects An Evolution In The Evaluation Of Corporate Compliance Programs
On April 30, 2019, the DOJ's Criminal Division published an updated Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs Guidance Document ("the Guidance") for prosecutors to use in evaluating corporate compliance programs.
United States
17 May 2019
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Modern Slavery Compliance For U.S.-Based (And Other) Multinationals: A Review Of Recent Compliance And Disclosure Developments In The United States And Abroad
Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the last several months,
United States
7 May 2019
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FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy Update: DOJ Introduces New Compliance Requirements For Companies Using Instant Messaging Platforms
On March 12, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (the "DOJ") revised key provisions of the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (the "Policy").
United States
2 Apr 2019
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Cybersecurity's Developing Role In FCPA Compliance
First, Cronan discussed a company that allegedly aided and abetted fraudulent payments involving its corrupt agents and customers.
United States
18 Jan 2019
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United Technologies Hit With $13.9 Million Fine For Making Illicit Payments
On September 12, 2018, the United Technologies Corporation reached a $13.9 million resolution with the SEC over allegations that it violated the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions ...
United States
20 Sep 2018
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Podcast: International Risks Facing Latin America Companies
With the rise of anti-corruption enforcement activity and new laws throughout Latin America and the rise in coordinated efforts between U.S. and Latin American authorities, companies in Latin America ...
United States
13 Aug 2018
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Podcast: Common Risks And Challenges In Running A Global Ethics & Compliance Program
As global regulations proliferate and become more complex, so too do the challenges of maintaining a high-performing global ethics & compliance program.
United States
20 Jun 2018
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SEC v. Plexcorps — Cyber Unit Enforcement Action Underscores Potential Challenges To Cross-Border Cryptocurrency Enforcement
Following the hype of Bitcoin, regulatory and other concerns surrounding various forms of cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings ("ICOs") have taken center stage.
United States
19 Feb 2018
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The Compliance Challenge: Managing Legal & Regulatory Risk (Video)
Ryan Rohlfsen, a Ropes & Gray government enforcement partner, highlights findings from a new report on legal and regulatory risk management, based on a global survey of 300 in-house professionals.
United States
18 Oct 2017
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FCPA Pilot Program (Video)
The DOJ enacted the Pilot Program in early 2016. It was part of a long running effort by the DOJ to provide more transparency and consistency into how it addresses, investigates and resolves cases.
United States
8 Jun 2017
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DOJ Publishes New Guidance For Compliance Programs
On February 8, 2017, the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice published a guide for companies called Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.
United States
2 Mar 2017
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DOJ Announces Bigger Stick, Carrot, in FCPA Enforcement
Yesterday, the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") Enforcement Plan and Guidance (the "Guidance").
United States
6 Apr 2016
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DOJ Announces New Compliance Counsel And Outlines Metrics For Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs Under Scrutiny
In July 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division revealed that it was hiring a Compliance Counsel to assist in assessing the quality and effectiveness of companies' corporate compliance programs...
United States
6 Nov 2015
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DOJ Issues Guidance On Individual Accountability For Corporate Misconduct
Under this new guidance, corporations have an enhanced responsibility to provide information to DOJ about individual misconduct in order to be eligible to receive credit for cooperating with a DOJ investigation.
United States
14 Sep 2015
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SEC Charges Australian Mining Company For FCPA Violations Arising From Its Hospitality Program At The 2008 Beijing Olympics
On May 20, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced a $25 million settlement with Australian mining company BHP Billiton (the "Company") to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") charges arising from the Company's sponsorship of the 2008 Summer Olympics
United States
22 May 2015
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The DOJ Sends Strong Messages Regarding Corporate Cooperation In Criminal Matters
During prepared remarks in April 2015, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell discussed corporate cooperation in criminal FCPA investigations.
United States
28 Apr 2015
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