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DOJ Will Assist UK Agencies Pursuing Corruption, Fraud

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In a first for the U.S. Department of Justice, the agency is sending an anti-corruption prosecutor to work in a U.K. agency on white-collar crimes. Acting principal deputy assistant attorney general Trevor McFadden, in remarks prepared for a May 24 speech in Brazil, said it was part of the DOJ's gro

How Companies Can Keep Calm and Carry On While Under Investigation

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Shearman & Sterling has published a 34-page white paper describing steps a company needs to take to continue operating during high-profile corruption cases.

Protected Speech? DOJ Compliance Expert Tweets Anti-Trump Messages

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The contracted compliance counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, Hui Chen, has been posting anti-Trump messages on her Twitter account. Labor and employment attorney says the law is continuing to evolve about this sort of activity.

Chief Compliance Officer Fined, Barred From Work as Banamex Reaches NPA

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Once again, the federal government has held a chief compliance officer personally liable for failing to stop a company's misconduct. The CCO worked at Banamex USA in Los Angeles, a banking subsidiary of Citigroup Inc. that just signed a nonprosecution agreement on Monday, but agreed to pay a $97.4

FCPA Pilot Program Nets 22 Voluntary Disclosures in Past Year: DOJ

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The U.S. Department of Justice's pilot program for violators of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act brought in 22 voluntary disclosures in its first year, a significant increase from 13 voluntary disclosures the year before.

Discrimination Complaints Against Frontier Airlines by Employee Moms Mount

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Lawyers for the ACLU have filed additional complaints against Frontier Airlines charging the company with discriminating against pregnant and nursing employees.

Use of Noncompete Clauses Grows Even as More States Move to Limit Them

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Companies and law firms increasingly are inserting noncompete clauses into employment contracts but more of those contracts are winding up in litigation and more states in the United States are passing laws to restrict their use.

UK Court Lets Prosecutors Pierce Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Probe

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The United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office received a ruling on May 8 from the High Court of Justice in London that it can breach attorney-client privilege to see materials gathered as part of a company's internal investigation.

Bumble Bee Tuna Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price-Fixing, Pay $25 Million Fine

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Bumble Bee Foods is the first corporate defendant to plead guilty to price-fixing the prices of canned and pouched tuna, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday.

Feds Settle First Ever Civil Suit Against Financial Chief Compliance Officer

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In the first suit ever filed against an individual compliance officer in finance, the federal government has reached a settlement with Thomas Haider, the former chief compliance officer of MoneyGram International Inc. on civil charges that he failed to stop money laundering activities.

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