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California Signs New Bill Prohibiting CA-based Tech Companies from Disclosing Data for State Abortion Investigations

USA - September 30 2022 Compliance with out of state investigative requests, like warrants, just got a little trickier for California companies. Under existing law…

At Long Last, FinCEN Issues Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Rule

USA - September 29 2022 At long last, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued a final rule establishing a beneficial ownership information reporting…

Brazilian Airline to pay millions in coordinated foreign bribery resolution

Brazil, USA - September 21 2022 On September 15, 2022, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL), Brazil's second largest domestic airline, resolved long-running parallel…

New DOJ Guidance on Corporate Criminal Enforcement

USA - September 16 2022 On Sept. 15, 2022, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced important guidance and new actions from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ or…

FinCEN Leader’s Remarks Focus on Securing Digital Identity

USA - September 12 2022 On September 7, 2022, Jimmy Kirby, the Acting Deputy Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), gave remarks during the 2022…

Proposed Federal Rule Signals Remote Form I-9 Inspection of Employee Documents Will Likely Become Permanent Option

USA - August 25 2022 On August 18, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Proposed Rule titled Optional Alternatives to the Physical Document…

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Agrees to $900 Million Dollar False Claims Act Settlement to Resolve Kickback Claims

USA - August 10 2022 On July 20th, on the eve of trial, Biogen Inc. agreed to pay $900 million dollars to settle claims that the company violated the False Claims Act…

Department of Justice Criminal Chief Points to Prevention as Key Aspect of Corporate Compliance

USA - July 18 2022 The Assistant Attorney General and head of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division recently sat for an interview with The Wall Street Journal…

DOJ and Aerojet Settle for $9M in Qui Tam Cybersecurity False Claims Act Case

USA - July 12 2022 On July 8, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $9,000,000 settlement with federal government contractor, Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc…

Court Holds U.S. Wire Fraud Statute Reaches Foreign Defendant’s Conduct

USA - July 11 2022 The federal wire fraud statute has a far-reaching scope, allowing prosecutors to go after conduct as varied as investor fraud to college admissions…