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Brooks Pierce

What is Hemp? Is It Even Legal?

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Hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) products are dominating the airwaves and the marketplace, and North Carolina has been at the forefront, ranking sixth in the nation in acres of hemp produced in 2018. Many predict that the market...more

White & Case LLP

What’s Missing From BSA/AML Reform?

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In recent months, support for Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering ("BSA/AML") reform has gained momentum in the US Congress as more than 20 pieces of reform-related legislation circulate the financial services committees....more

Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and...

Fake-branded Gold Bars Slip Into World Markets In Emerging Laundering Tactic

Gold bars fraudulently stamped with the logos of major refineries are being inserted into the global market to launder smuggled or illegal gold, refining and banking executives have told Reuters. The fakes are hard to detect,...more

Perkins Coie

Blockchain Week in Review - August 2019 #4

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U.S. Developments - Enforcement and Litigation Developments - Craig Wright Faces Sanctions - Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of Bitcoin, has been tied up in litigation since February 2018 related to his...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Bridge The Week - September 2019

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A clearing organization for futures and securities was sanctioned US $20 million in aggregate by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly not having and following...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Capital One Hack Prosecution Raises New and Old Questions about Adequacy of CFAA

On August 28, 2019, almost a month after Paige A. Thompson was arrested based on allegations that she hacked into servers rented by Capital One Financial Corporation, a criminal indictment was returned charging her with one...more

Dentons

Principles for identifying Beneficial Owners and sanctions

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The Minister of Law and Human Rights recently issued Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights No. 15 of 2019 regarding Procedures for Implementing the Application of Principles for Identifying Beneficial Owners of...more

White & Case LLP

Co-operation or Capitulation? – What the SFO Corporate Co-operation Guidance really means

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Is there a point at which co-operation becomes capitulation? Is there a danger inherent in co-operating without the guarantee of a favourable outcome for doing so?...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

DC Circuit Court: Comity concerns do not save Chinese Banks from complying with U.S. subpoenas

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In a sweeping decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently affirmed a District Court Contempt Order issued against three Chinese banks for failing to comply with U.S. government subpoenas.  In...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Second Circuit Holds Trustee’s Recovery of Fraudulent Transfer Is Not Double Recovery

In Jones v. Brand Law Firm, P.A. (In re Belmonte), Case No. 18-2098-bk (2d Cir. July 25, 2019), the Second Circuit affirmed both the bankruptcy court and district court decisions that found the Trustee was not barred by 11...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

D.C. Circuit Expands U.S. Prosecutors' Reach Over Foreign Bank Documents

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In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously affirmed a district court order compelling three Chinese banks (not currently identified) to produce financial records in response to subpoenas...more

Dickinson Wright

Gaming and Hospitality Legal News: Volume 12, Number 5

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The Effect of Canada’s Revised Anti-Money Laundering Rules on Casino Operators - On July 10, 2019, the Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing...more

Dentons

Priorities and trends in FCA enforcement – where should firms direct their resources?

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently published its latest Enforcement Annual Performance Report, covering the reporting year ending 31 March 2019. Headlines on these reports often focus on the total value of the...more

Sanford Millar

Is Russia Using Cryptocurrency to try to Weaken the Dollar?

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In his article titled "Cryptocurrencies as a Challenge to U.S. Global Hegemony" published in the current edition of Russia in Global Affairs, Nicholas Ross Smith lays bare the Russian plans and methods to use cryptocurrencies...more

Michael Volkov

Episode 104 -- A Deep Dive into the Microsoft FCPA Settlement

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On July 22, 2019, Microsoft finally resolved its FCPA enforcement action with a whimper. Notwithstanding prior suggestions that Microsoft’s investigation uncovered global conduct, Microsoft’s liability focused primarily on...more

Michael Volkov

Episode 104

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On July 22, 2019, Microsoft finally resolved its FCPA enforcement action with a whimper. Notwithstanding prior suggestions that Microsoft’s investigation uncovered global conduct, Microsoft’s liability focused primarily on...more

Jones Day

Official Guidance Clarifies Eligibility Requirements for "French DPAs" in Corruption-Related Matters but Raises Key Questions -...

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The Financial Public Prosecutor and the French Anticorruption Agency ("FAA") have recently adopted guidelines on the implementation of the "convention judiciaire d'intérêt public" ("CJIP"), the French version of a deferred...more

Jones Day

French Anticorruption Agency's Enforcement Committee Hands Down First-Ever Decision

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The Enforcement Committee of the French Anticorruption Agency ("FAA") handed down its first decision on July 4, 2019. The decision follows the Agency's three-month audit (October to December 2017) of the involved company's...more

Snell & Wilmer

Taxpayer Cybersecurity – Step 3: Avoid E-mail Phishing Scams

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The Security Summit, consisting of the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), state tax agencies, and private-sector tax industry officials, is encouraging tax professionals during the 2019 summer season to take some time to...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

France’s National Financial Prosecutor and Anti-Corruption Agency Issue Joint Guidelines on Corporate Settlement Mechanisms

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On June 28, 2019, the French National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (Parquet National Financier)(“PNF”) and the French Anti-Corruption Agency (Agence Française Anticorruption)(“AFA”) published guidelines on the relatively new...more

Dechert LLP

New SFO Guidance on Corporate Cooperation

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On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the prosecuting authority responsible for tackling serious or complex fraud and bribery in the UK, published updated guidance on corporate cooperation (the Guidance)....more

Michael Volkov

Episode 103 -- Supply Chain Risks

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Global companies face significant challenges in managing their supply chain risks. Most companies incorporate a holistic supply chain risk process as part of their enterprise risk management systems. Legal risks, while not...more

Dentons

SFO issues guidance on corporate co-operation

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On 6 August 2019, the SFO published "corporate co-operation guidance" contained within its Operational Handbook. The guidance sets out the matters that the SFO may take into account when assessing the extent of co-operation...more

Dentons

Cannabis Group Weekly Alert - August 2019

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In this week’s edition - - Congress introduces bills to reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III and to expand cannabis businesses’ access to insurance coverage. - New York expands the state’s cannabis...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

OFAC Continues to Demonstrate Greater Interest in Cryptocurrency Regulation and Enforcement

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With the widespread arrival of Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) over the last several years, U.S. authorities have made deliberate progress toward keeping pace with the fast-growing crypto industry. The Department of...more

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