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NDCA’s New Whistleblower Pilot Program: A Unique Focus on Reporting Intellectual Property Theft

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On March 18, 2024, Ismail Ramsey (“Ramsey”), the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California (“NDCA”), announced the launch of NDCA Whistleblower Pilot Program (the “Pilot Program”), a significant new policy that...more

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DOJ Warns Against Unintelligent Use of Artificial Intelligence

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The Department of Justice is stepping up its focus on artificial intelligence (“AI”), with officials warning that harsher penalties could be in store for those who deliberately misuse the technology to commit white collar...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

DOJ Announces Plan To Pay Corporate Whistleblowers

On March 7, 2024, the Department of Justice announced a whistleblower rewards program intended to compensate individuals who assist the Department in discovering unknown significant corporate or financial misconduct with a...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Unveiling the Chaos: Rogue Filings at Companies House and the Quest for Reform

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Companies House, the UK’s official company register, has recently come under the spotlight due to a series of rogue filings that have affected over 190 companies, including several high-profile organizations such as...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

The US Government Is Using AI To Detect Potential Wrongdoing, and Companies Should Too

The use of data analytics to identify potential violations of law has become increasingly sophisticated. Agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have led the charge, employing risk-based data tools to...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

More carrots, more sticks - DOJ announces agency-wide whistleblower pilot program

The Department of Justice has announced yet another pilot program, adding to their “mix of carrots and sticks” designed “to promote responsible corporate citizenship.” The new whistleblower pilot program, which is still under...more

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Will Companies House powers clean up the register?

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Companies House has been granted new powers to crack down on fraud, but whether it has the resources to take advantage of these and properly clean up the register of companies is questionable. Originally published by...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

New DOJ Whistleblower Program Is Reminder for Companies to Bolster Culture Around Reporting

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced plans to roll out a new whistleblower program later this year following a 90-day development plan aimed at uncovering criminal conduct related to corporate wrongdoing....more

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Department of Justice Announces New Whistleblower Rewards Program at ABA

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During this month’s ABA National Institute on White Collar Crime, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced that the DOJ will implement a whistleblower rewards program within the next 90 days. While the DOJ has yet to...more

K&L Gates LLP

Dialing for Dollars: US Department of Justice Announces New Whistleblower Pilot Program

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On 7 March 2024, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it is launching a new whistleblower pilot program designed to reward individuals who report acts of significant corporate misconduct or financial wrongdoing...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

DOJ to Pay Whistleblowers

On March 7, 2024, during her keynote remarks at the American Bar Association’s 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced a new Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division...more

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DOJ Continues Focus on Corporate Crime with New Whistleblower Program

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On March 7, at the annual American Bar Association (ABA) National Institute on White Collar Crime, US Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco announced a new whistleblower program that will provide financial rewards to...more

King & Spalding

The Department of Justice Announces a New Program to Pay Financial Rewards to Whistleblowers for Information About Corporate...

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On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced that the Justice Department intends to offer new financial incentives for whistleblowers to report allegations about white collar crimes that result in asset...more

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In Continuing Efforts to Incentivize Self-Disclosures and Cooperation, DOJ Announces Pilot Program to Pay Criminal Whistleblowers

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Over the last few years, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has continuously announced significant policies and programs directed at encouraging and rewarding the timely reporting of corporate wrongdoing, incentivizing...more

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Provides Corporate Fraud Enforcement Update

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During the American Bar Association’s 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime, the most senior executives of the DOJ (Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco) delivered remarks...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

ECCTA Moves Forward With Second Set Of Reforms

On 4 March 2024, the second set of reforms to UK company law brought about by the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 ("ECCTA") came into force. These introduce a major expansion of the powers of the Registrar...more

Jenner & Block

Client Alert: DOJ Announces New Whistleblower Rewards Program and Enhanced Focus on AI-Related Risks

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Continuing to prioritize corporate criminal enforcement, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced two new steps it is taking to identify potential corporate misconduct and evaluate companies’ compliance programs. Deputy...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

DOJ to Develop New Whistleblower Program to Augment Existing Federal Whistleblower Programs

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Last week Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will soon begin a pilot program to reward whistleblowers who alert prosecutors to significant corporate misconduct. The goal of...more

ArentFox Schiff

Investigations Newsletter: Deputy Attorney General Monaco Warns Industries: “Fraud Using AI is Still Fraud”

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On March 7, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco delivered the keynote remarks at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime. She noted that artificial intelligence (AI) “holds great...more

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DOJ Deputy Chief Announces “Stiffer Sentences” for AI-Related White-Collar Crime — AI: The Washington Report

Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco’s March 7, 2024, speech addressed the agency’s current enforcement stance towards AI. In the speech, Monaco reiterated that there are no AI exemptions to the...more

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DOJ Announces New Programs, Continued Focus on Corporate Conduct & Other Highlights from the ABA 39th Annual National Institute on...

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Fireside Chat with Attorney General Merrick Garland - A highlight of the conference was a fireside chat with Attorney General Merrick Garland. AG Garland first discussed the important lead the United States has with...more

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DOJ Official Cites Old West ‘WANTED’ Posters in Announcement of New Whistleblower Monetary Awards Program

On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will test out a program to pay whistleblowers if they provide information on serious financial crimes and foreign and...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

DOJ Announces New Policies on AI Compliance and a Pilot Whistleblower Rewards Program

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Last week, senior Department of Justice leadership announced new policies and programs intended to further its “carrot and sticks” approach to corporate criminal enforcement, which has borne fruit with twice as many voluntary...more

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Key insights from the 2024 ABA White Collar Conference

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The 2024 American Bar Association White Collar Crime conference delivered crucial insights from artificial intelligence’s tantalizing promise to its looming threats, a focus on individual accountability, repercussions for...more

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DOJ Announces Continued Focus on Curbing White Collar Crime

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Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco recently delivered keynote remarks at the American Bar Association’s 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime. She announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would continue...more

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