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Janet Link Takes GC Post at Stanley Black & Decker

Sue Reisinger

Link moves to the company from JC Penney, where she has been general counsel for the past two years.

SEC Issues Whistleblower Award to Government Agency Employee for First Time

Sue Reisinger and C. Ryan Barber

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday awarded nearly $2.5 million to a government worker who helped regulators launch an investigation and eventually crack down on a company's misconduct, the first such whistleblower bounty issued to an employee of a government agency.

Global Crime Growing, Along With DOJ's Cross-Border Cooperation

Sue Reisinger

A recent speech by acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Blanco underscored the increasing cooperation between the DOJ and prosecutors in other countries.

Former VO Financial GC Gets Year in Prison on Obstruction Charge

Sue Reisinger

Joshua Gayl, formerly of VO Financial, will also pay a $5,000 fine and spend three years under supervised release.

Fed Slaps BNP Paribas With $246M Fine for Trader Misconduct

Sue Reisinger

The Federal Reserve Board has levied a $246 million civil penalty against BNP Paribas S.A. and some U.S. subsidiaries for "unsafe and unsound practices."

Report: Feds Still Eager to Use Prosecution Agreements, Monitoring

Sue Reisinger

A new report from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher shows that NPAs and DPAs, as well as monitoring, are still popular tools for government prosecutors.

Joining a Global Movement, Canadian Group Recommends Adopting DPAs

Sue Reisinger

The Canadian division of Transparency International wants the country to start using deferred prosecution agreements to deal with corporate crime.

As Priorities Shift at DOJ, Health Care Corporate Fraud Strike Force Gutted

Sue Reisinger and Kristen Rasmussen

Last fall the U.S. Department of Justice proudly claimed a major victory for its Health Care Corporate Fraud Strike Force when it nailed Tenet Healthcare Corp. for a multimillion-dollar kickback and bribery scheme. It was the strike force's first major victory—it also may have been its last.

Fed Names Mark Van Der Weide as Its New General Counsel

Sue Reisinger

Mark Van Der Weide will start later this summer as GC of the Fed.

In-House Counsel Garner Trump Nominations at Veterans Affairs, FCC and More

Sue Reisinger

In a flurry of nominations last week, President Donald Trump's administration continued to tap in-house counsel from both government agencies and private companies for key appointments. Among the most recent is James Byrne, who Trump has nominated as general counsel to the U.S. Department of Veteran

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