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New Proposed Regulations Provide Much-Needed Guidance on U.S. Tax Consequences of Replacing LIBOR and Other Interbank Offered Rates

USA - October 15 2019 On July 27, 2017, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the UK regulator tasked with overseeing the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR)...

Nicholas R. Brown, Michael E. Mann, Christian D. Molander-Barraza, Andrew B. Smith, Marshall D. Feiring, Robert M. Kreitman.

DOJ Publishes New Guidance on Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs

USA - May 2 2019 On April 30, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a new guidance document titled “The Evaluation of Corporate...

Angela M. Xenakis, Timothy J. Treanor, Kristin Graham Koehler, Karen A. Popp.

First Criminal Charge of U.S. Broker-Dealer for Bank Secrecy Act Violation Highlights Importance of Anti-Money-Laundering Controls

USA - January 3 2019 On December 19, 2018, federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York announced the first-ever criminal charge against a U.S. broker-dealer...

Paul M. Tyrrell, Timothy J. Treanor, Joan M. Loughnane, Doreen M. Rachal, Alexa Poletto, Fiona A.Philip.

New DOJ guidance puts emphasis on identifying culpable individuals in corporate internal investigations

USA - September 11 2015 In a memo (Yates memo) released on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, followed by a major policy address on Thursday, September 10, 2015, by Deputy...

David W. Denton Jr., James M. Cole, Kimberly A. Dunne, Timothy J. Treanor, David M. Rody.

Commercial bribery and the FCPA: SEC charges Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. with books and records violations

USA - February 25 2015 On February 24, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that it had reached an agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co...

David W. Denton Jr., Timothy J. Treanor, David M. Rody.