disgorgement

More news from the Justice Department on corporations cooperating with criminal investigations: from now on, prosecutors will only insist that companies identify individuals “substantially” involved with the misconduct in question, rather than everyone involved. So says deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who announced the new policy on Thursday at the annual FCPA Conference happening in…

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Scads of securities lawyers gathered in Washington on Thursday for the annual Securities Enforcement Forum, a one-day confab on all things related to enforcement actions against publicly traded companies — insider trading, FCPA, cybersecurity, whistleblower retaliation, and much more. The event is run by SecuritiesDocket.com, which follows securities enforcement just as obsessively as we follow…

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disgorgement

Any time a federal judge begins a ruling with the words, “Let’s see if I’ve got this straight,” you know you’re in for something special. Last week, district court judge William Young did not disappoint. With that opening sentence, Young, a veteran and respected judge in Boston, delivered a 24-page broadside against the Justice Department’s…

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I just love the casino business. Every thinker and observer of corporate compliance issues should. Really, where else can you find such a perfect blend of internal control and corporate culture concerns, plus all those whacky casino names? The enforcement examples you find here always straddle hard-edged financial controls and business practices that make you…

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