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CFTC enforcement chief: Why we are focused on foreign corruption

CFTC enforcement chief: Why we are focused on foreign corruption

April 05, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The CFTC’s enforcement director, James McDonald, talks to GIR about the agency’s new focus on foreign corruption.

“No one wins” under current SEC whistleblower law, Congress told

“No one wins” under current SEC whistleblower law, Congress told

April 04, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Witnesses told a Congressional hearing that it is “imperative” for lawmakers to fix a recent Supreme Court decision that harms both whistleblowers and companies.

DOJ budget proposal “adds teeth” to CFIUS enforcement

DOJ budget proposal “adds teeth” to CFIUS enforcement

March 19, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

As the Trump administration seeks to stem the influence of China, the DOJ has asked Congress for a major budget boost for reviewing foreign investments.

FBI creates Miami team after overload of South American corruption cases

FBI creates Miami team after overload of South American corruption cases

March 14, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The FBI recently shifted foreign bribery resources to Miami in response to a need to keep up with a whirlwind of South American investigations. The FBI’s international corruption unit chief spoke to GIR about the new team.

CFTC enforcement chief defends foray into foreign bribery cases

CFTC enforcement chief defends foray into foreign bribery cases

March 13, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

James McDonald, the CFTC’s enforcement chief, has explained that the agency is looking at cases of foreign bribery that have a clear and detrimental effect on regulated markets, and which are not easily covered by other authorities.

DOJ revises corporate enforcement policy, softens stance on instant messaging

DOJ revises corporate enforcement policy, softens stance on instant messaging

March 11, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The Department of Justice has made changes to its FCPA corporate enforcement policy, which include a softening of its controversial stance towards the use of instant messaging services such as WhatsApp.

Fraud section DAAG addresses apparent inconsistencies in DOJ policies

Fraud section DAAG addresses apparent inconsistencies in DOJ policies

March 08, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Matt Miner explained away the different expectations for cooperation credit in the FCPA corporate enforcement policy and the revamped Yates memo.

Criminal division chief plays down talk of monitorship demise

Criminal division chief plays down talk of monitorship demise

March 08, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The head of the DOJ’s criminal division said in a speech on 8 March that many people have wrongly interpreted a policy from last year as an attack on monitors.

CFTC investigating foreign bribery

CFTC investigating foreign bribery

March 06, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that it is investigating instances of foreign bribery that may have affected markets it regulates.

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.