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Turning back the clock on corporate individual accountability: DOJ announces ‘revisions’ to corporate prosecution policies

USA - November 2 2021 On Oct. 28, 2021, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) was instituting certain changes to its policy on…

Jared E. Dwyer, Kyle R. Freeny, Benjamin G. Greenberg, John Huber, David I. Miller, Nathan J. Muyskens

DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Framework: A New Perspective?

USA - October 14 2020 On October 8, 2020, the Department of Justice's Cyber-Digital Task Force (DOJ) published "Cryptocurrency: An Enforcement Framework" (the Framework)…

Charlie Berk, Kyle R. Freeny, David I. Miller

SEC Disgorgement Lives to See Another Day After Supreme Court’s Liu v. SEC Ruling

USA - June 30 2020 On June 22, 2020, in Liu v. SEC, the Supreme Court affirmed in an 8-1 ruling that the Securities and Exchange Commission may continue to pursue…

Elaine C. Greenberg

Recent Settlement Shows Spoofing Remains a Government Focus

USA - November 11 2019 Proprietary Trading firm Tower Research Capital (Tower) agreed to settle civil and criminal cases with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the…

Daniel P. Filor, Nathan J. Muyskens

Second Circuit Finds McDonnell ‘Official Acts’ Standard Inapplicable to FCPA

USA - August 19 2019 On Aug. 9, 2019, in United States v. Ng Lap Seng, the Second Circuit rejected a real estate developer’s argument that the heightened standard for…

Daniel P. Filor, Nathan J. Muyskens