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DOJ Plans to Apply the New Whistleblower Rewards Pilot Program to FCPA Cases

Just one day after Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the U.S. Department of Justice’s (“DOJ’s” or “Department’s”) whistleblower pilot program on March 8, 2024, the DOJ’s Criminal Division highlighted its plans to...more

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“Knock on our door before we knock on yours:” Recent DOJ Trends

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On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco (“DAG Monaco”) gave the keynote address at the American Bar Association’s 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime. She addressed the success she views in the...more

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DHS Announces Artificial Intelligence Pilot Program to Modernize Immigration Processes

On March 18, 2024, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an initiative to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into its daily operations, signifying a shift toward modernizing and enhancing the efficiency...more

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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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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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With a Focus on Intellectual Property, NDCA Launches Its Own Whistleblower Pilot Program

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On March 14, 2024, the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California ("NDCA") revealed details of its new whistleblower pilot program ("NDCA Program")....more

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PTAB Proposes Permanent MTA Pilot Program Rules

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On March 4, 2024, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPR”) regarding Motion To Amend (“MTA”) Practice and Procedures...more

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FINRA Adopts Two New Rules Impacting Remote Work by Member Firms and Associated Persons

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In a regulatory notice published on January 23, 2024, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced the adoption of two proposed rules, both of which impact how member firms and associated persons approach...more

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Jumping on the Whistleblower Bandwagon: DOJ Announces Department-Wide Pilot Program to Incentivize Individual Reporting

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The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco announced a department-wide whistleblower rewards program on March 7, 2024, that will be designed to supplement existing whistleblower programs, to...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

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Combatting Disruptive Technologies: DOJ Takes on AI

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco delivered keynote remarks March 7 at the American Bar Association’s 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime. In addition to unveiling a new whistleblower pilot program, she...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

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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

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DOJ launches whistleblower pilot program and cracks down on artificial intelligence misuse

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Following a year of new DOJ policies and guidance designed to incentivize companies to self-report misconduct and to cooperate with government investigations, the DOJ has added a new pilot whistleblower rewards program. In...more


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

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

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The Race to Report: Regulators Announce New Whistleblower Programs Aimed at Increasing Voluntary Self-Disclosure from Companies

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Telling on yourself is not an intuitive defense. But federal regulators and prosecutors at last week’s ABA National Institute on White Collar Crime urged companies and executives to consider doing so or risk being beat to the...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

Alston & Bird

Yet More Carrots: DOJ Announces New Whistleblower Pilot Program

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Our White Collar, Government & Internal Investigations Team reviews a new program announced by the Department of Justice (DOJ) that aims to incentivize reporting of corporate and financial misconduct....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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The DOJ’s New Pilot Program Promises to Pay Whistleblowers for Uncovering Corporate Crimes

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On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General (“DAG”) Lisa Monaco announced a new Department of Justice (“DOJ”) pilot program to pay whistleblower rewards (“the Program”) for individuals who report corporate misconduct. As the...more

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DOJ Launches Whistleblower Pilot Program and Cracks Down on AI Misuse

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) has unveiled a new whistleblower policy designed to incentivize individuals to disclose corporate misconduct through financial rewards from any resulting forfeiture of criminal proceeds. The...more

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Announcement of new DOJ Whistleblower Policy

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On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced a new 90-day pilot program at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to incentivize whistleblowers. The program is inspired by and generally follows similar programs...more

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