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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Senate Budget Committee Calls for More IRS Criminal Referrals to the DOJ

According to Law360, the Senate Budget Committee recently held a hearing regarding offshore tax evasion where senators made clear that, in their view, the IRS is not making enough criminal referrals to the Department of...more

Schiffer Hicks Johnson

Four Years of McGirt: Reviewing Changes in Tax, Energy, and Criminal Law

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Four years on from the Supreme Court’s monumental decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, the results have been a mixed bag for all parties involved. In our previous McGirt update, we detailed potential tax and regulatory...more

Polsinelli

Blockchain+ Bi-Weekly: April 2024

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The biggest legal news of the past two weeks was the Coinbase loss on two of three categories of claims at the Judgment on the Pleadings stage of litigation against the SEC. While it is rare to win at such an early stage in...more

The Volkov Law Group

Lessons-Learned from the Trafigura FCPA Settlement (Part III of III)

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The Justice Department is rightly trumpeting its successful sweep of the commodities trading industry.  DOJ’s success is reflected in its six separate corporate resolutions and 20 individual convictions, resulting in over...more

The Volkov Law Group

Trafigura’s Bribery Scheme: Clandestine Meetings, 3rd Parties and Shell Companies (Part II of III)

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Trafigura’s bribery scheme resembles the same schemes implemented by its significant competitors — Vitol, Glencore, Gunvor.  At the core of the conduct, Petrobras and Brazilian government officials collected bribes in...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

The Presumption of Innocence Podcast: Episode 33 - Framing the Narrative: Journalism's Influence on the Presumption of Innocence

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In this insightful episode, Pulitzer-nominated journalist Mark Di Ionno talks candidly about how the media can affect the court of public opinion for defendants facing criminal accusations. Throughout Mark’s 40+ years of...more

The Volkov Law Group

Trafigura Joins the FCPA Enforcement Club: Pleads Guilty and Pays Over $126 Million for Bribery Violations in Brazil (Part I of...

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On the heels of the Gunvor FCPA settlement for $661 million, DOJ announced its settlement with Trafigura, the latest commodities trading company to fall under DOJ’s FCPA Sweep against the industry.  Trafigura joined the list...more

Maynard Nexsen

Taking the Pulse, A Health Care and Life Sciences Video Podcast | Episode 186: White Collar Crimes in Healthcare with Maynard...

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This week, Heather and Lauren welcome more members of the Maynard Nexsen team, White Collar attorneys Erica Barnes, Mark Moore, and Christian Dysart. The group takes a deep dive into discussing white-collar crime in the...more

Allen Matkins

Is The SEC's Shadow Trading Win Proof That There Is A Federal Common Law Of Crime After All?

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Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Director of Enforcement  celebrated a jury verdict in its insider trading case against Matthew Panuwat...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

The Trafigura FCPA Enforcement Action – Part 4 – Lessons Learned

We conclude our exploration of the resolution of the FCPA enforcement action involving the Swiss trading firm G Trafigura Beheer B.V. (Trafigura), an international commodity trading company with its primary operations in...more

Estlund Law, P.A.

Ecuador: Estlund Law Obtains Removal Of Client’s Three Outstanding Interpol Red Notices

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Miami, Florida, U.S.A.- Estlund Law has successfully obtained the removal of three Red Notices for our client, Arturo Escobar. Mr. Escobar was accused of bribery, organized crime, and money laundering in Ecuador and Panama....more

Hogan Lovells

U.S. Department of Justice updates its Enforcement Policy for Business Organizations

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On March 7, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division (NSD) issued an updated Enforcement Policy for Business Organizations. The updated policy encourages companies to voluntarily disclose to NSD...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

The Trafigura FCPA Enforcement Action-Part 3-The Penalty

We continue our exploration of the resolution of the FCPA enforcement action involving the Swiss trading firm trading firm G Trafigura Beheer B.V. (Trafigura), an international commodity trading company with its primary...more

Woodruff Sawyer

Dialing for Dollars: Taking Stock of The DOJ’s New Whistleblower Program

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America has always loved stories about people who made it big. Abraham Lincoln grew up in a log cabin; 200 years later, he got his own biopic starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Oprah was born into poverty in rural Mississippi;...more

Vondran Legal

Overview of the SafeSports Act by Attorney Steve

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INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS THE SAFESPORTS ACT? The SafeSports Act is a piece of legislation introduced in the United States Congress that aims to protect children and young athletes from abuse and misconduct in sports....more

Benesch

White Collar Quarterly Report | Q1 2024

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We are thrilled to introduce the inaugural issue of our quarterly White Collar newsletter, a dedicated resource from Benesch’s White Collar, Government Investigations & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group. Each issue...more

WilmerHale

Clearing the Air on Criminal Enforcement of Hydrofluorocarbon Importation Laws

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The Biden Administration’s focus on climate change mitigation is showcased in a prosecution recently announced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Cali- fornia against Michael Hart, who is accused of smuggling...more

Epstein Becker & Green

The U.S. Sentencing Commission’s Proposed 2024 Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Seek to Restore Consistency in Loss...

On December 26, 2023, the U.S. Sentencing Commission (“USSC”) proposed several amendments to its Guidelines Manual (the “Guidelines”). Two of these proposed amendments have the potential to especially impact sentencing...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The defense of involvement — as opposed to advice — of counsel

In its traditional form, the advice of counsel defense can validate conduct that might otherwise be considered criminal. But invocation carries a steep cost: The defendant must waive his privilege with the lawyer who gave the...more

Woodruff Sawyer

We Are Living in a Material World: Ways for Companies to Mitigate Insider Trading Risk

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One would think that individuals would avoid illegal insider trading like the plague. The general maxim to apply to avoid insider trading is simple: “Don’t trade in a public company’s securities while you’re aware of material...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report - Legislative Day 39 - March 2024

It was a hurry-up-and-wait on the penultimate day of the 2024 Georgia legislative session. Each chamber went through fits and starts throughout the day on Tuesday, with cycles of advancing a flurry of legislation and special...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

‘If Only She Could Have Been Stronger’: Miami Trial Fraud Leads to Prison, Personal Loss

In September 2015, while working in an office on the grounds of Mercy Hospital in Miami, Ivette Maria Portela Martinez learned about an upcoming clinical trial for treatment of symptoms of Clostridium difficile infections and...more

McDermott Will & Emery

California DOJ Plans to Use Cartwright Act to Revive Criminal Enforcement Efforts

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On March 6, 2024, Paula Blizzard, the California Department of Justice’s antitrust chief, announced on a panel at the American Bar Association’s National Institute on White Collar Crime that the California Attorney General’s...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Antitrust Enforcers Are Increasingly Focused on Labor Markets, and Not Just in the Merger Context

Labor markets have been a focus of antitrust regulators at the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) since the Obama administration. Indications are that enforcers will be even more aggressive across...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

The Presumption of Innocence Podcast: Episode 32 - Celebrating Women’s History Month With WWCDA’s Global Chair and Co-Founder

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The Women’s White Collar Defense Association is an integral force in the world of white-collar law. It personifies the theme of this year’s Women’s History Month: “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.” ...more

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