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US Government Issues Human Rights Sanctions After Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • December 10 2018

On November 15, 2018, the US Government issued sanctions against 17 Saudi individuals for involvement in the killing of Washington Post contributing


US securities fraud claims and unsponsored ADR programmes
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

Non-US companies with unsponsored ADR programmes may be concerned about whether their liability risk has increased after the recent unfavourable US


Some of the UK’s most senior prosecutors and judges on the Bribery Act, DPAs and the future of economic crime enforcement
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

Key senior figures in UK Economic Crime enforcement gathered recently to give evidence to a Parliamentary Select Committee, including the Director of


Initial coin offerings - The regulatory response
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • November 14 2018

The Financial Times ran a story last month analysing demand from investors for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Under the headline ‘No one is killing


Iran sanctions re-imposed: What you need to know
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • November 12 2018

On November 5, 2018, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took a number of steps to complete the re-imposition of


Head of DOJ Criminal Division announces new corporate monitorship guidance, end of DOJ compliance counsel role
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • October 19 2018

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a new policy concerning the imposition and selection of corporate monitors in DOJ Criminal


Unsponsored ADR programmes and Rule 10b-5
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

In Stoyas v Toshiba decided in July 2018, the US federal appeals court for the Ninth Circuit partially reversed a 2016 lower court decision that had


US Court Limits FCPA Liability for Non-US Persons
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • August 31 2018

The recent decision of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Hoskins limits the ability of the US Department of Justice


Money laundering risks from human trafficking: new FATFAPG report
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • August 29 2018

Where there is human trafficking, there is usually money changing hands; financial institutions should examine their own compliance procedures to


DOJ applies FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy principles to successor companies
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • USA
  • August 1 2018

The issue of successor liability for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has long dogged companies pursuing mergers and