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Marketing And Printing Services Provider Settles FCPA Charges
A Wisconsin-based marketing digital and print services provider settled SEC charges that it violated the anti-bribery and books and records provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
United States
8 Oct 2019
FinCEN Warns Financial Institutions To Better Protect Personal Data
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") Director Kenneth A. Blanco urged financial institutions to help prevent the theft and abuse of personally identifiable information ("PII") by fraudsters
United States
2 Oct 2019
House Financial Services Subcommittee Considers Testimony On Mitigating The Risks Of AI
Witnesses before the House Financial Services Committee Task Force (the "Task Force") on Artificial Intelligence provided testimony
United States
23 Sep 2019
SEC Chair Jay Clayton Criticizes Foreign Counterparts For Lack Of Anti-Corruption Enforcement
SEC Chair Jay Clayton criticized his foreign counterparts for their lack of anti-corruption enforcement, arguing that only through a collaborative global strategy on fighting offshore bribery will such efforts be successful.
United States
12 Sep 2019
Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Prohibit Foreign Officials From Demanding Bribes
Congressional lawmakers introduced a bill that would update the federal domestic bribery statute by prohibiting foreign officials from demanding corrupt payments.
United States
9 Aug 2019
FinCEN Reports Spike In Reported Business Email Compromise Scams
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued an advisory and trend analysis alerting financial institutions to a recent surge in business email compromise ("BEC")
United States
25 Jul 2019
Medical Device Company Settles SEC Charges For Violating FCPA
A German medical device and services company agreed to pay $231 million to settle charges of violating the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the FCPA.
United States
12 Apr 2019
CFTC Joins Fight Against Foreign Corruption
CFTC Division of Enforcement Director James McDonald pledged to enforce CEA provisions that encompass foreign corrupt practices and issued an Enforcement Advisory on cooperation and self-reporting for violations of...
United States
18 Mar 2019
Information Technology Company Settles SEC Charges For FCPA Violations
A U.S. information technology company agreed to pay $25 million to settle SEC charges for violating the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
26 Feb 2019
Federal District Court Confirms That Securities Laws Apply To Initial Coin Offerings
The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of New York ruled that virtual currencies issued through an initial coin offering ("ICO") may constitute securities under the Securities Act and Exchange Act.
United States
17 Sep 2018
Federal Jury Convicts Two Individuals In Newswire Hacking Case
A federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York convicted a former hedge fund manager and a former securities trader of various securities fraud charges for their roles...
United States
16 Jul 2018
House To Consider Raising BSA Thresholds And Providing CDD Safe Harbor
Congressmen Steve Pearce (R-NM) and Blaine Luetkemar (R-MO) introduced legislation that would increase longstanding reporting thresholds for financial institutions subject to the Bank Secrecy Act...
United States
25 Jun 2018
FinCEN Calls Attention To Transactional Red Flags Associated With International Corruption
The U.S. Treasury Department Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued an advisory describing how corrupt foreign "politically exposed persons" ("PEPs") access the U.S. financial system.
United States
14 Jun 2018
NY DFS Issues Anti-Fraud Guidance For Virtual Currency Entities
In addition, the guidance calls for attributes that would be considered compliance best practices, including written policies and procedures, the immediate investigation of fraud or wrongdoing, and the documentation of any remediation steps taken to prevent future issues.
United States
12 Feb 2018
Treasury Undersecretary Urges Cooperation In Combating Terrorist Financing
U.S. Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker described strategies and priorities in combating terrorist financing, money laundering, and other threats...
United States
15 Nov 2017
SEC Cyber Unit Charges Trader In Brokerage Account Hacking Scheme
The SEC charged a Philadelphia-based trader with several Securities Act and Exchange Act violations for allegedly participating in and profiting from a "brokerage account takeover" scheme.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Cadwalader Attorneys Examine Enforcement Actions Against ICOs
The SEC charged New York-based businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy for defrauding investors through two "so-called" ICOs.
United States
20 Oct 2017
UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 Creates New Tax Evasion Offenses
On September 30, 2017, Part 3 of the UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "CF Act") became effective...
18 Oct 2017
UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 Commences With New Tax Evasion Offences, Anti-Money Laundering Rules, And Asset Forfeiture Provisions
On 30 September 2017, Part 3 of the UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "CF Act") came into force creating new corporate offences for failing to prevent the facilitation of UK or overseas tax evasion.
17 Oct 2017
Federal Register: FinCEN Revises Upcoming Customer Due Diligence Rule
FinCEN made technical changes to a final rule relating to customer due diligence standards for banks, brokers or dealers in securities, mutual funds, futures commission merchants...
United States
9 Oct 2017
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