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The Effects of US Updates to anti-money laundering (AML) Laws on Financial Institutions

USA - March 2 2021 The United States is beefing up its AML controls and the financial sector will be expected to play its part. But while recent changes will increase…

Benjamin M. Saul

SEC Issues Rare Whistleblower Award to Audit Professional

Ireland, USA - December 21 2020 On December 14, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced an award of more than $300,000 to a whistleblower who uncovered potential…

Jennifer Kies Mammen

DOJ Releases Framework for Cryptocurrency Enforcement

USA - October 15 2020 On October 8, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) released the publication “Cryptocurrency: An Enforcement Framework,” (“Framework”) which…

J. Ashley Ebersole, Benjamin M. Saul, Jason C. Semmes

After Nearly a Decade DOJ and SEC Release Second Edition of FCPA Resource Guide

USA - July 17 2020 For the first time since its initial publication in 2012, the DOJ and SEC released an update to their 130-page guidance manual on the U.S. Foreign…

Jennifer Kies Mammen, Joscelyn T. Solomon

Updated DOJ Compliance Guidance Must be Reviewed and Implemented in Light of Privacy Regulations

USA - July 9 2020 In June, the U.S. Department of Justice updated its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs Guidance (“Guidance”). While the Guidance is intended…

Jennifer Kies Mammen