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What OIG Self-Disclosure Guidance Means For HHS Grantees
This article by counsel Valerie Bonham and partners Kirsten Mayer and Mark Barnes was published by Law360 on August 8, 2019.
United States
14 Aug 2019
UK Government Publishes Economic Crime Plan For 2019-22
On 12 July 2019 the UK government published its Economic Crime Plan for 2019-22 (the "Economic Crime Plan" or the "Plan").
United States
26 Jul 2019
UK Financial Conduct Authority Reports On Enforcement Activity
The latest enforcement statistics released by the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") show that the regulator is investigating more firms and individuals than ever in relation to an ever expanding
25 Jul 2019
Anti-Money Laundering: Law Commission Proposes Reforms To The SARs Regime
On 18 June 2019, the Law Commission published its report on reform of the UK's anti-money laundering ("AML") and terrorist financing ("CTF") regime.
United States
17 Jul 2019
UK Financial Services Regulators Lay Down A Marker On Money Laundering In The Capital Markets
In a report published on 10 June, the Financial Conduct Authority has set out its assessment of the money laundering risks and vulnerabilities in the capital markets.
1 Jul 2019
Modern Slavery Compliance For U.S.-Based (And Other) Multinationals: A Review Of Recent Compliance And Disclosure Developments In The United States And Abroad
Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the last several months,
United States
7 May 2019
Treasury Issues Final Regulations Reversing Proposed Rules On Mutual Funds' Investments In Non-U.S. Corporations
On March 18, 2019, the Treasury Department and IRS issued final regulations (the "Final Regulations").
United States
2 Apr 2019
Investment Firms Post-Brexit: EU Provisionally Agrees To Regulatory Supervision Framework
EU policy makers recently reached a provisional agreement on a package of measures, which may tighten UK financial services firms' access to EU clients when Britain leaves the EU...
European Union
25 Mar 2019
Senate Judiciary Leaders Resurrect Long Dormant IP Subcommittee
Late last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee announced the formation of an Intellectual Property (IP) Subcommittee.
United States
18 Feb 2019
Senior Managers And Certification Regime: Major Changes On The Horizon
From 9 December 2019, all FCA solo regulated firms, as well as EEA and third country branches will be subject to the SMCR which will replace the current Approved Persons Regime ("APR").
15 Feb 2019
Recent Federal Circuit Ruling Shows The Value Of The U.S. International Trade Commission In Addressing Intellectual Property Infringement
In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit on December 7, 2018 reversed the final determination of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ...
United States
22 Jan 2019
Former Hong Kong Government Official Convicted Of FCPA And International Money Laundering Crimes In Connection With African Bribery Schemes
A sentencing hearing is scheduled before U.S. District Court Judge Loretta A. Preska on March 19, 2019.
18 Dec 2018
Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure And Compliance: An Overview Of Selected Legislation, Guidance And Voluntary Initiatives
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
United States
30 Nov 2018
The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisitions Law News - November 5, 2018
WHILE ACTIVITY REMAINED STRONG, particularly during the end of the quarter, little noteworthy case law came out during the third quarter of 2018.
United States
23 Nov 2018
UK Home Office Ramps Up Modern Slavery Statement Expectations – Recent Developments And Compliance Recommendations For Multinationals
Over the last month, the UK Home Office has sent letters to more than 17,000 companies that it believes are required to publish an annual statement under the UK Modern Slavery Act.
United States
15 Nov 2018
CFIUS Pilot Program: Immediate Implications For Investors And Investment Targets
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations—a "pilot program"—to implement certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), signed into law by President Donald Trump on August 13, 2018.
United States
12 Oct 2018
UK Court Dismisses First Challenge To New AML Powers
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has successfully defended the first challenge to its new power to require individuals to explain how they have acquired assets which it suspects may represent the proceeds of crime.
11 Oct 2018
Data Protection Post-Brexit – Deal Or No Deal?
The UK Government has produced a series of technical notices explaining what businesses might need to do if there is a "no deal" Brexit.
25 Sep 2018
New Australian Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements On The Horizon – A Primer For Multinationals
Corporate modern slavery reporting requirements continue to proliferate.
20 Aug 2018
Podcast: International Risks Facing Latin America Companies
With the rise of anti-corruption enforcement activity and new laws throughout Latin America and the rise in coordinated efforts between U.S. and Latin American authorities, companies in Latin America ...
United States
13 Aug 2018
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