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SEC whistleblower is second compliance officer to receive award

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2015

On April 22, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its second whistleblower award to an employee with internal audit or

CFPB and Maryland AG bring RESPA enforcement action against title company and six individuals

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

On April 29, the CFPB and the Maryland Attorney General announced a joint enforcement action against a Maryland title company and six individuals for

Federal court dismisses bribery and wire fraud charges based on foreign corruption allegations

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

On April 21, a federal court in California dismissed an indictment charging three individuals with violations of the wire fraud and federal program

NY proposes new title insurance regulations to help reduce closing costs

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

On April 29, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled new title insurance regulations aimed at reducing title insurance closing costs of up to 20

FLIR Systems, Inc. (“FLIR”) has agreed to pay the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) US $9.5 million in settlement for violations of the FCPA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

On 8 April 2015, FLIR entered a Cease-And-Desist Order (the "Order") which referred to the SEC's acceptance of FLIR's settlement offer. In the Order

KBR, Inc. (“KBR”) represents the SEC’s first enforcement action against a company for using restrictive language in confidentiality agreements that could stifle whistleblowing

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

On 1 April 2015, in a Cease-And-Desist Order, the SEC found KBR's confidentiality statements prohibited employees from discussing the substance of

FinCEN seeks to curb trade-based money laundering through lowered reporting threshold

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

On April 21, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a Geographic Targeting Order("GTO") lowering

How to conduct internal investigations outside the United States

  • K&L Gates
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2015

Think of a U.S.-headquartered multinational when it receives an allegation of serious misconduct at one of its overseas operations. Maybe the company

Anticorruption developments - April 2015

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • -
  • Canada, France, Global, South Africa, USA
  • -
  • April 30 2015

In April, South Africa’s public corruption watchdog began investigating whether Canadian transit company Bombardier made illegal payments to a

Whistleblowing compliance officer awarded over $1 million by SEC; SEC announces first retaliation award

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2015

The SEC announced that a compliance professional has been awarded $1.4 million to $1.6 million for reporting misconduct inside his firm to the SEC