Nearly a year and a half after the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”)1 on March 27, 2020, the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (“SIGPR”) has ramped up and is investigating fraud related to the U.S. government’s pandemic relief efforts.
The Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Procurement Collusion Strike Force (“PCSF”) chalked up several more prosecutions soon after we reported its first-ever international resolution — a guilty plea from Belgium-based G4S Secure Solutions NV (“G4S”) on June 25, 2021.
In recent years, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has increasingly brought enforcement actions against chief compliance officers (“CCOs”) in their personal capacities.
As discussed in our recent blog post, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 (“CAARA”) was, earlier this year, assigned for implementation to Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) Whistleblower Protection program.
The recent Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (CAARA), to be enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), offers protection from retaliation for antitrust whistleblowers who come forward to report possible criminal violations internally or directly to government authorities.
In a striking rebuke, the U.K. Supreme Court found that the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) overstepped its authority when it tried to access corporate documents from the United States.
On April 13, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its latest COVID-19-related interim guidance, describing how it intends to approach COVID-19-related inspections.
“…You will not talk about this investigation with your coworkers.” Or at least this is the first thing that many employers have long told employees who are interviewed in workplace investigations.
The Department of Justice Antitrust Division (the “DOJ”) recently put its thumb on the scale in favor of plaintiffs with respect to the standard to be applied in antitrust litigation involving…
With apologies to President Kennedy’s prosaic description of alliances, antitrust issues — if not properly managed — can make alliances the source of legal issues.
In the face of well-publicized corporate scandals such as #MeToo, and in response to heightened corporate accountability standards under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, internal investigations serve…