George Stamboulidis

George Stamboulidis


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Clean Hands, Smart Deals: A primer on complying with foreign anti-bribery laws

With the approaching financial year-end and the consequences of external audits, along with the new and increased risk of individual liability executives face in light of the recent Department of Justice “Yates Memorandum”,...more

11/13/2015 - Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption Compliance FCPA White Collar Crimes

Pointing the Finger The New Price of Corporate Cooperation

On September 9, 2015, Sally Quillian Yates, the Deputy Attorney General, issued a memorandum announcing the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new guidelines regarding its intensifying focus on individual wrongdoers in the context...more

9/17/2015 - Criminal Investigations Criminal Prosecution DOJ Enforcement Actions Federal Prosecutors White Collar Crimes Willful Misconduct

Pulling Back the Curtain: DOJ to Take Action Against Window Dressing Corporate Compliance Programs

On July 30, 2015, Andrew Weissman, the chief of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division, announced that the DOJ is in the process of hiring a former prosecutor to serve as a full-time...more

9/8/2015 - Compliance DOJ Federal Sentencing Guidelines White Collar Crimes Willful Misconduct

Senior Justice Officials Warn Healthcare Companies That They Will be Held Accountable for the Misconduct of Their Employees and...

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, in conjunction with seven local U.S. Attorney’s Offices, had charged 243 individuals, across 17 federal districts, in...more

6/25/2015 - Attorney Generals Criminal Prosecution Enforcement Actions Healthcare Healthcare Fraud HEAT Medicare Personal Liability Physicians

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2014 Year End Update

Over the course of 2014, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) have continued their aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). This has led to critical...more

3/4/2015 - Corporate Counsel DOJ Enforcement Actions Enforcement Statistics FCPA Popular SEC

Clear Expectations: DOJ Outlines Tenets of an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program

There has never been a greater emphasis on policing anticompetitive behavior worldwide. Dozens of countries have instituted effective and aggressive cartel enforcement programs following a trend of increased global...more

11/20/2014 - Antitrust Division Antitrust Provisions Compliance DOJ Strategic Enforcement Plan

The SEC Goes Global - With 30 Million Reasons For Whistleblowers To Report Violations As Soon As Possible

On Monday, September 22, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an award to an anonymous foreign whistleblower of an estimated $30 million-plus payment that more than doubles the largest previous amount....more

9/30/2014 - Dodd-Frank SEC Whistleblower Awards Whistleblowers

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - 2014 Mid-Year Update

The first half of 2014 has seen several important developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) as well as other anti-corruption laws worldwide. The FCPA has been in existence for more than 35...more

8/18/2014 - Compliance DOJ Enforcement Enforcement Actions FCPA Hewlett-Packard Popular SEC

$1.1 Billion and Counting – The New Era of OFAC Enforcement

On February 13, 2014, BNP Paribas ("BNP"), France's largest bank, announced in its fourth quarter results that it will soon be joining the growing community of banking institutions that, within the past five years, have been...more

3/5/2014 - Banking Sector Enforcement Foreign Banks OFAC

The Navigator - Issue 1 Summer 2013

Welcome to the inaugural edition of BakerHostetler's The Navigator, your source for news, trends, research and reliable commentary on white collar defense, corporate investigations, monitorships, examinerships and...more

7/17/2013 - Compliance Corporate Governance Employer Liability Issues Enforcement Investigations White Collar Crimes

SEC Creates New Task Forces and Analytical Hub to Crack Down on Financial Reporting and Microcap Fraud

On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced three initiatives together with a promise to employ an increasingly proactive approach to discover fraudulent accounting and securities practices....more

7/11/2013 - CRQA Financial Action Task Force Financial Reporting Fraud SEC

Regulators Shining a Light on "Shadow Insurance"

A highly critical report issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) on June 11, 2013, found that almost a quarter of New York life insurers were diverting a total of $48 billion of their policies to...more

6/20/2013 - Captive Insurance Company Insurance Industry Reinsurance Shadow Banking

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