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DOJ Pursues Criminal Prosecutions Related to Use of Cryptocurrency to Evade Sanctions

USA - June 14 2022 On May 13, 2022, Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui released a redacted Memorandum Opinion disclosing that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) had launched…

Andrew Bulovsky, Stephanie Brown Cripps, Timothy Howard, Jane Peng, Kimberly Zelnick

Hand in the Cookie Jar: How the Stericycle FCPA Resolution Provides Insight Into FCPA Enforcement Under President Biden

USA - May 18 2022 Earlier this year, we wrote that Illinois-based waste disposal company Stericycle, Inc. (Stericycle) had agreed in principle with the Department of…

Emmeline Chen, Jennifer Loeb, Altin Sila

Korean Telecommunications Company Settles with the SEC: Lessons Related to the FCPA’s Accounting Provisions

USA - March 9 2022 On February 17, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its first enforcement action of the year: a $6.3 million settlement…

Andrew Bulovsky, Jennifer Loeb, Adam Siegel

The Beginning of a Resurgence? Compliance Monitor Included in Stericycle FCPA Settlement

USA - March 7 2022 On February 24, 2022, Illinois-based waste disposal company Stericyle, Inc. (Stericycle) disclosed in its annual report that it agreed in principle…

Emmeline Chen, Jennifer Loeb

AML Update: Recent Arrests Demonstrate Continued Focus on Crypto

USA - February 22 2022 On February 8, 2022, two New York-based individuals, Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit money…

Jennifer Loeb, Jane Peng, Alessandra Scalise, Justin Simeone