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House Approves Measure To Streamline Subpoena Enforcement
On June 11, the House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a measure, titled Resolution 430, to streamline the ability to enforce subpoenas issued to the targets of congressional investigations.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Insider Trading Law Alert: Better The Devil You Know? Tipping Liability, Martoma And The Rise Of 18 U.S.C. § 1348
This revised opinion changed the landscape of tipping jurisprudence, at least in the Second Circuit.
United States
6 Jun 2019
DOJ Issues Updated Guidance On Evaluation Of Corporate Compliance Programs
On April 30, 2019, the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Brian A. Benczkowski, announced an update to the DOJ's 2017 guidance document entitled Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.
United States
6 Jun 2019
Dual-Track Money Laundering Investigations: One-Way Traffic?
Speaking at the Global Investigations Review Live event in London on 4th April, Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight at the UK Financial Conduct Authority, addressed the audience on three subjects: ...
16 May 2019
SFO Director Attacks Privilege Ahead Of Corporate Guidance On Cooperation
This uncompromising position does not appear to leave much latitude to companies that wish to self-report and to assert their privilege rights.
30 Apr 2019
UK "Outsourcing Corporate Financial Crime Enforcement To The US", Claims Corruption Watch
Corruption Watch UK has claimed that "a company committing economic crime in the US is far more likely to be hit with criminal, civil and regulatory penalties than one in the UK."
5 Apr 2019
Did Tesco Act Too Hastily In Entering Into DPA Negotiations? (Serious Fraud Office v Tesco Stores Ltd)
On 29 October 2014, the SFO opened an investigation into Tesco Stores Ltd in relation to a suspected offence of false accounting, contrary to section 17 of the Theft Act 1968.
3 Apr 2019
The House Of Lords' Report On The Bribery Act 2010: A Glimpse Into The Future Of Economic Crime?
There are two aspects of the Committee's report that are worth considering in detail.
26 Mar 2019
The NCA Flexes Its Muscles With Account Freezing Orders
On 7 February 2019, the UK National Crime Agency announced that it had, for the first time, successfully used its powers of account freezing orders to forfeit over £400,000 from three UK bank accounts suspected of harbouring dirty money.
13 Mar 2019
CFTC Releases Enforcement Advisory Regarding Self Reporting And Cooperation For CEA Violations Involving Foreign Corrupt Practices
On March 6, 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Enforcement released an Enforcement Advisory on self-reporting and cooperation for violations of the CEA involving foreign corrupt practices.
United States
12 Mar 2019
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement In The Energy Sector
The year 2018 marked a year of active Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, with a significant focus on the energy sector.
United States
11 Mar 2019
Transparency International Publishes Its 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index, UK Falls Out Of Top 10
Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has published its 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI").
United States
13 Feb 2019
UK Receives Top Ranking Globally For Anti-Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing Measures
The reaction of anti-corruption campaigners, in contrast, has been far from positive.
5 Feb 2019
Global Anti-Bribery Year-In-Review: 2018 Developments And Predictions For 2019
Despite predictions of a slow-down in enforcement under the Trump administration—and indications that enforcement in some areas has decreased in the past year—2018 was yet again an active year for FCPA enforcement.
United States
21 Jan 2019
False Claims Act: 2018 Year-In-Review
Federal False Claims Act recoveries in fiscal year 2018 amounted to $2.88 billion, down by roughly $600 million from the prior year and dropping below $3 billion for the first time in eight years.
United States
9 Jan 2019
Trans-Atlantic Winds Of Change For Corporate Monitorships?
Before going any further, whilst many compliance professionals will be very familiar with monitors, it is worth clarifying their role.
13 Dec 2018
DOJ Announces Revisions To Policy On Corporate Cooperation
In a November 29, 2018 speech,1 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a softening of the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) policy on giving credit for cooperation in corporate prosecutions.
United States
11 Dec 2018
Lessons From Across The Ocean: SFO Director's Speech In Washington Provides Insight Into The Future Of UK Investigations
On 28 November 2018, Lisa Osofsky, Head of the UK Serious Fraud Office, delivered the keynote address at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington DC.
10 Dec 2018
The Serious Fraud Office – Where Next In 2019?
Speaking at The Lawyer's Managing Risk and Litigation 2018 Conference recently, Matthew Wagstaff, Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the SFO, outlined the agency's current priorities and future directions for 2019.
10 Dec 2018
The FCA's First Annual Financial Crime Survey Results
For the first time, the report presents a collective snapshot of the financial crime risks facing the UK's financial services sector.
United States
6 Dec 2018
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