Topic: Enforcement policy

Kenneth Polite: Recent policy announcements not a “sea change”

In a speech on Thursday, the Criminal Division chief also highlighted a pair of past DOJ cases demonstrating what the department views as “extraordinary” cooperation with its corporate investigations.

23 March 2023

All change at UK enforcement agencies as CPS leader announces departure

The former director of the SFO told GIR that the UK’s prosecution agencies require new leaders who have a clear mission and the courage to take on difficult cases.

22 March 2023

Behind Brazil’s new administrative settlement tool

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

GIR looks at a new corporate settlement mechanism in Brazil that provides an alternative avenue for companies in instances where they cannot qualify for a leniency agreement.

21 March 2023

OFSI sets due diligence bar in latest enforcement guidance

The UK’s civil sanctions enforcement agency has detailed, for the first time, the due diligence steps that companies can take to reduce potential fines for breaching sanctions.

20 March 2023

US senators propose more protections for whistleblowers

20 March 2023

New UK economic crime plan will be published in March: government

14 March 2023

David Last: cooperation credit awards are subjective

Earning cooperation credit in white-collar crime investigations isn’t a matter of checking a number of boxes, the head of the FCPA unit said.

10 March 2023

DOJ official: avoid “hostage notes” in resolution negotiations

The Fraud Section's second-in-command Lorinda Laryea recently emphasised the importance of dialogue between companies and prosecutors ahead of meetings to negotiate potential corporate resolutions.

10 March 2023

Brazil aims to join EU law enforcement cooperation group

08 March 2023

Criminal Division rolls out guidance on compensation clawbacks

Assistant attorney general Kenneth Polite on Friday outlined new DOJ policies concerning compensation clawbacks, third-party messaging platforms, and monitorships.

03 March 2023

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