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Recent Storm Disruptions of the Energy Sector - Possible Investigations and Regulatory Actions

USA - February 23 2021 The unprecedented winter storm and icy temperatures that struck the southwest have overwhelmed portions of our bulk power system. Millions of…

Glenn Rippie, Thomas S. O’Neill.

FinCEN’s New Rule Setting Forth Minimum Standards for Financial Institutions to Identify Beneficial Owners Now In Effect

USA - May 21 2018 Earlier this week, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the US Treasury, put into effect a new customer due diligence rule…

Emily K. McWilliams, Sarah F. Weiss, Wade A. Thomson.

Update: Sports Betting and AML Compliance

USA - May 17 2018 Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court decided that federal law can no longer force states to ban sports betting. Now that the federal prohibition…

Emily K. McWilliams, Katya Jestin, Sarah F. Weiss, Wade A. Thomson.

Updated Self-Reporting and Cooperation Policy at the CFTC

USA - October 4 2017 On September 25, 2017, James McDonald, the director of the Division of Enforcement (Division) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC…

Lori B. Day.

If Sports Betting Goes National, AML Risks Will Proliferate

USA - September 13 2017 In a few months, the US Supreme Court will decide whether federal law can continue to prohibit sports betting in most states.If the federal…

Katya Jestin, Sarah F. Weiss, Wade A. Thomson.