FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 102-interview with Bruce Carton
In The Cross-Hairs? Protecting Your Company Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Investigations and Investors' Mortgage Buyback Claims
Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Creating an Integrated Due Diligence System - Screening to Audits
Third Party Due Diligence When is Enough, Enough?
An FCPA Review: A Look Back at 2013 and Trends for 2014
Building an Anti Corruption Compliance Program Practical Steps 2 18 14, 9 02 AM
How Can You Better Protect Yourself with the Escalating Trend of FCPA Enforcement?
Managing Your Anti Corruption Policies and Procedures
AML BSA and Sanctions Compliance Part II of II June 24, 2014
AML BSA and Sanctions Compliance I of II June 10 2014
FCPA Training: The Basics
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 64-Managing the Third Party Relationship Under the FCPA, Part II
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 32-the FCPA Year in Review, Individual Enforcement Actions
Trends in FCPA Compliance and Enforcement for 2014
What Is Driving Stepped Up Government Health Care Enforcement? – Interview with Hope Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Since 2009, when Congress preserved and expanded the reach of the False Claims Act (“FCA”) through the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (“FERA”), Government contractors have seen a vast increase in FCA lawsuits and...more
We reviewed the outlines of the President's plan on immigration that he announced last week. These are broad outlines gained from a meeting with the White House that included staff of the American Immigration Lawyers...more
The Department of Justice has announced that it would take “no action” against a multinational corporation in connection with its acquisition of a foreign corporation with significant record-keeping deficiencies and a history...more
On October 28, 2014, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program issued a press release detailing several decisions that commence the promised enforcement of its 2013 Compliance Warning to website publishers...more
In this issue:
- G20 Leaders Summit
- Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital
- Bank Structure
- Financial Market Infrastructure
According to a recent study by Transparency International (TI), only four of the 41 Parties of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Anti-Bribery Convention (the “Convention”) are “active”...more
Recently one of the most unlikely sources for praise of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) came out to inform us all that corporations are the cornerstone of FCPA compliance and enforcement. You may be surprised to find...more
The California State Legislature recently passed Assembly Bill 2077 (“AB 2077”). AB 2077, which was signed by Governor Brown, is designed to make it more difficult for charities that have not complied with their registration...more
The directive eases the way for the private enforcement of competition laws in Europe.
On November 10, the European Council adopted a directive designed to make it easier for injured parties to pursue damages claims in...more
Q: Hello Sven. I feel like I know you through your three part series in the Journal of Business Compliance, and our soon to be published roundtable. So, could you tell us a little about today’s Q and A?...more
Roderick Hills, who passed away at the end of last month, served as Chairman of the SEC through one if its most turbulent periods – the birth of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. When Mr. Hills became Chairman in 1975 the...more
On September 25, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed the first two suits in its history challenging transgender discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. As discrimination litigation...more
One of my favorite words in the context of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement is dis-link. I find it a useful adjective in explaining how certain conduct by a company must be separated from the winning of...more
As part of its 2015 fiscal year Annual Performance Plan published on October 1, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) will review the approach of Immigration and Customs...more
On this date in 1864, the Union Army phase of the destruction of Atlanta began. While most Southerners credit Union General William T. Sherman with the burning of Atlanta, it was, in reality, Confederate General John Bell...more
The Antitrust Division is a world unto itself. Ask anyone who works there (including me) or worked there and they will tell you that everyone refers to the Antitrust Division as “The Division,” like it is the only Division in...more
Below is an update on the lawsuits we have been following that state attorneys general and a state regulator have brought using their Dodd-Frank enforcement authority. Under Dodd-Frank Section 1042, a state AG or regulator is...more
In the right kind of enforcement action, the SEC can take the money it’s generated and set up what’s called a Fair Fund to redistribute that money to harmed investors. But what is the right kind of case? This procedure was...more
A number of fatal mine accidents occurred in the United States between January 1 and September 22, 2014.
Coal Mines -
- Four underground employees on foot were crushed by equipment in operation.
The Division of Investment Management again has turned its attention to alternative mutual funds, this time ensuring that they adequately disclose risks to retail investors. ...more
Let’s begin—honestly—by acknowledging that the very words, “the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau” tend to make our eyes glaze over, whether you’re a supporter or opponent of the CFPB’s cause or work for an institution...more
In this issue:
- Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital
- Consumer Protection
- Financial Services
Raising capital through crowd-funding is one of the key provisions of the JOBS Act. It is supposed to facilitate raising small amounts of capital for start-up operations. An off-shore crowd-funding site that sold unregistered...more
The success of a merger or acquisition often largely depends on pre-closing planning and the rapid integration of the merged entities or acquired assets. In any transaction, the need for planning and speed create certain...more
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority amended FINRA Rules 9231 and 9232 to add a category of persons eligible to serve as panelists in a disciplinary proceeding, which includes persons who currently serve or previously...more
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