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Fraud section names new acting policy chief

Fraud section names new acting policy chief

January 30, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice has appointed a new acting policy chief.

What new AG could mean for corporate enforcement

What new AG could mean for corporate enforcement

January 18, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A corporate scandal from 30 years ago offers clues on how the new attorney general, William Barr, likes major white-collar cases to be handled.

Robert Zink becomes acting fraud section chief

Robert Zink becomes acting fraud section chief

January 17, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Robert Zink took over as acting chief of the DOJ's criminal fraud section this week following the departure of Sandra Moser.

Fraud section sees hike in individual prosecutions

Fraud section sees hike in individual prosecutions

January 08, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Department of Justice’s criminal division fraud section saw a spike in the number of individuals charged and convicted during 2018.

SEC to focus on “gatekeeper” cases, official says

SEC to focus on “gatekeeper” cases, official says

December 18, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

To make the most of its tight resources, the Securities and Exchange Commission is homing in on cases against the “gatekeepers” who enable widespread misconduct, an SEC official said at a New York conference.

Yates memo change turns attention to meaning of substantial involvement

Yates memo change turns attention to meaning of substantial involvement

November 30, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

The DOJ’s changes to a three-year-old policy on prosecuting individuals in corporate cases raises questions, but government officials don’t quite have all the answers yet.

DOJ tones down Yates memo

DOJ tones down Yates memo

November 29, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

The Department of Justice has relaxed its policy on requiring companies seeking cooperation credit to turn over all relevant facts on individuals tied to misconduct.

Monitorship waivers required to stop “collateral attacks”, says DOJ unit chief

Monitorship waivers required to stop “collateral attacks”, says DOJ unit chief

November 28, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

The head of the Department of Justice’s FCPA unit explained why monitor candidates are now required to obtain waivers from their clients and how the policy will be enforced.

Threatening authorities with piling on memo is “not a good strategy”, says enforcement chief

Threatening authorities with piling on memo is “not a good strategy”, says enforcement chief

November 09, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

Senior officials at three US enforcement agencies discuss the implications of the recently updated Department of Justice policies for piling on and monitorships.

FCPA prosecutor: No political pressure from Trump administration

FCPA prosecutor: No political pressure from Trump administration

November 08, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

A DOJ official has dismissed suggestions that the Trump administration has been pressuring prosecutors in corporate criminal cases, pointing to a recent resource boost for the FCPA unit.