Corruption Risk in the Defense Sector
Why You Should Have a White Collar Litigator on Speed Dial
Big Data: A Good Return on Investment for Your Business?
A Front-Line Interview on "the Currency of Impact" with Author Dorie Clark
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 198-Leona Lewis on her new podcast, the Masters of Disaster
Cyber Caremark: Protecting Your Board from Shareholder Derivative Litigation After a Data Loss Event
Why We Say Yes to Corruption
What will happen at my mediation?
How Ethical Behaviors Can "All Go So Wrong."
Information-sharing legislation is coming: Senator Chambliss shares 4 top points for companies
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 190-Interview with Vivian Carpenter, author of The Fifth Letter
Front Line Interview Episode 1. Alison Taylor: Organizations, Compliance & Corruption
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 189-Compliance Evangelist
The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
Taking A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security
An FCPA Journey to the Darkside & Steps to Protect Your Organization
What is a hostile work environment?
CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
From Behind the Bribe: The Sharp End of Compliance
Strong Market Outlook Drives Growth of Philippine Companies
The Department of Justice's Focus on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing -
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a memo reiterating its commitment to the criminal and civil investigation and...more
On September 9, 2015, the Department of Justice (the Department) publicly announced that it had issued guidance to its criminal and civil prosecutors that purports to change, at least in part, the Department’s approach to...more
On September 9, 2015, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued an internal memorandum regarding individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing. The memo, authored by Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates, is aimed...more
Welcome to the August 2015 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange...more
According to a press release issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) unsealed two indictments on August 11, 2015 that bring charges against a network of...more
The Ninth Circuit’s recent decision calls into question the Second Circuit’s definition of “personal benefit” for insider trading liability in criminal prosecutions.
On July 6, 2015, United States District Court Judge...more
I love writing articles where I get to discuss companies making history. PetroTiger has been exonerated from criminal FCPA prosecution by the DOJ. That’s only happened once before, in the case of Morgan Stanley....more
In This Issue:
..From 20 Years to Zero in Six Trial Days
- Noted With Interest:
..FedEx Drivers: Employees or Independent Contractors? The Ninth Circuit Weighs in on California’s Murky “Right-to-Control”...more
A closer look at new research data about corruption in the financial industry: is the industry as far behind on organizational culture as it might seem?
A recent study, “The Street, The Bull and The Crisis: A Survey of...more
On December 23, 2014, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina filed a Complaint for Forfeiture In Rem seeking to forfeit $107,702.66 belonging to Lyndon McLellan, the owner of L&M Convenient Mart...more
Increased anti-money laundering (AML) regulation enforcement by federal and state agencies in recent months should have financial institutions across the country reviewing and strengthening their in-house AML policies and...more
During prepared remarks in April 2015, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell discussed corporate cooperation in criminal FCPA investigations. AAG Caldwell emphasized that a company’s self-disclosure of issues to the...more
Regulators across the globe are intensifying their focus on enforcing the regulation of the asset management industry. Over the last twelve months, the global Financial Stability Board, the International Monetary Fund, the US...more
In an effort to lessen the risk that businesses and individuals performing legitimate financial transactions will have funds frozen through a prosecutor’s use of forfeiture laws, on March 31, Attorney General Eric Holder...more
A national bank discovered it doesn't always pay to keep certain clients happy after paying a $67 million civil judgment against it for its role in helping a customer operate a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $1.2...more
Last week SEC Enforcement Division Director Andrew Ceresney,testified before Congress regarding the efforts of the Division and its requested for additional funding, highlighting its priorities....more
In light of the first federal “coordination” case guilty plea, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has announced its intent to aggressively pursue convictions for coordination violations. This apparently new focus comes as the...more
The SEC continued Operation Shell-Expel this week, suspending trading in the shares of 128 OTC issuers bringing its total for the program to about 8% of the shares traded in that market. The Commission also announced another...more
Highlighting the peril of unethical business leadership, a judge recently sentenced the former CEO of a bankrupt cash-management firm to 14 years in prison for defrauding more than 70 customers of more than $665 million...more
In a recently filed Form 8-K, an international money transmitter, Xoom Corporation, reported that been the victim of a criminal fraud. This was no small heist. According to company, over $30 million had been transferred to...more
Following months of rumors that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is preparing to impose personal liability on officers, directors and employees for shortcomings in their financial institutions’ Bank Secrecy...more
On August 11, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an advisory (FIN-2014-A007) warning all financial institutions, regardless of size or industry sector, that a poor culture of compliance can lead...more
- FDIC filing more suits against officers and directors of failed financial institutions
- Third Circuit upholds 12-year prison sentence for former BigLaw associate
- Health care executives...more
The objective of this study is to provide FBI program managers and the general public with relevant data to better understand the threat posed by mortgage fraud. The report was requested by the Financial Crimes Section,...more
On August 6, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the FDIC Office of Inspector General, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced criminal charges against former members of...more
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