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A recurring question of general counsel and chief compliance officers is whether their proactive investments in compliance programs, voluntary self-disclosure of issues, and cooperation will be meaningfully rewarded.

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August 13, 2020
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Thursday, August 13, 2020
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CLE Event
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

On March 26, 2020, as government officials issued a slew of stay-at-home orders, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published an emergency policy memorandum describing how the agency would exercise its enforcement discretion during the COVID-19 crisis.1

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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July 28, 2020
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On July 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) published the Second Edition of “FCPA: A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act” (the “Guide”).

V&E Government Investigations Update

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July 9, 2020
Event Recap
Event Recap
On June 25, 2020, V&E partner Fry Wernick spoke on a Wall Street Journal / Dow Jones Risk & Compliance panel entitled, “Lessons from Recent Compliance Failures.”

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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Thursday, June 25, 2020
Event Recap
Event Recap
Vinson & Elkins attorneys Matt Jacobs, Michael Ward, Jessica Heim, and Michael Holmes led a virtual roundtable on June 24, 2020, with the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Dir

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
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Government contractors operate in a constantly changing regulatory environment, and in certain circumstances, a contractor may be contractually entitled to receive a price adjustment when it must comply with a new federal law during performance.

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June 17, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has a track record of aggressively pursuing those suspected of fraudulently exploiting federal relief programs meant to combat crises,1 and early signs indicate that DOJ will continue this practice with the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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June 2, 2020
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In a little-noticed move yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ” or “Department”) quietly amended its most important guidance document on corporate compliance.

A version of this insight was published in Bloomberg Law, June 18, 2020
V&E Government Investigations Update

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June 2, 2020
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A recent decision out of the Southern District of New York emphasizes the importance of considering all obligations under the federal securities laws for any transaction that might involve a “security.”

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April 9, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous pain and financial harm and it will take months, or even years, before we know its full impact.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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April 9, 2020