Topic: Enforcement policy

Keith Edelman named acting second-in-command of FCPA Unit

The former senior counsel to Criminal Division chief Kenneth Polite will now assist David Fuhr in leading the Fraud Section’s foreign bribery unit.

02 June 2023

Dutch prosecutors slowly turning up the heat on sanctions enforcement

“It seems like sanctions and export control are becoming greater priorities,” said one Dutch lawyer. But not everyone is convinced.

25 May 2023

DOJ’s self-disclosure policy seeing results, Polite says

The Department of Justice has seen a “shift in the frequency" of voluntary self-disclosures since rolling out policies incentivizing companies to come forwards with their misconduct.

24 May 2023

Leslie Caldwell is done with dogged lawyering

The former Criminal Division chief reflected on her career in interviews with GIR after retiring from the partnership at Latham & Watkins in late 2022.

23 May 2023

Intelligence-led and focused approach expected from new FCA enforcement leaders

London practitioners have high hopes for Therese Chambers, an FCA veteran who has been with the agency for 20 years, and Steve Smart, the current director of intelligence at the National Crime Agency, who will join in June.

23 May 2023

New anti-corruption directive could be transformative: EU lawyers

Lawyers in various EU countries say that the European Commission’s new proposals for an anti-corruption directive represent an ambitious proposal that could streamline enforcement across the bloc and improve cross-border cooperation on white-collar crime.

15 May 2023

FCA updates whistleblower contact systems

05 May 2023

PRA consults on proposals to speed up enforcement

05 May 2023

SFO review shows “extensive improvements” since 2019

The agency has also made progress addressing some of the issues flagged in two damning reports into the collapse of the Unaoil and Serco cases, a government review body found.

03 May 2023

GIR Live: Fewer cases expected under new UK enforcement directors

Lawyers say they expect to see a slowdown in new cases amid UK leadership changes at the UK’s main economic crime enforcement agencies.

28 April 2023

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