A serious shift of focus to individual accountability may impact traditional corporate defense and settlement tactics.
On September 9, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a set of guidelines that formally revise...more
FCPA Opinion Release provides insight into the jurisdictional reach of the FCPA and the level of due diligence the DOJ expects.
On November 7, 2014, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its second and final...more
A substantive and statistical analysis of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 62 publicly available enforcement actions to date reveals preliminary trends and patterns.
Established in 2011 in the wake of the...more
While attorney-client privilege can protect many internal documents, recent court decisions highlight the need to explicitly invoke this protection.
As many US policies now require an increased level of internal...more
Under CFPB’s broad mandate, many companies outside the financial services industry may be subject to expensive civil investigations.
A for-profit technical school may not appear to be a financial services company. But...more
In recent years, state and federal law enforcement agencies continue to increase their investigation and prosecution of white collar crime, particularly relating to the securities and healthcare industries. The search warrant...more