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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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On Friday, July 17, 2020, Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR) Brian D. Miller and U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) G. Zachary Terwilliger announced a formal partnership to pursue civil and criminal investigations of financial misconduct and fraud related to the CARES Act of 2020.

V&E Government Investigations Update

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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

July 20, 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
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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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
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June 2, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The SEC’s Enforcement Division recently issued a statement emphasizing the “importance of maintaining market integrity and following corporate controls” during the stock market volatility caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.1

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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April 8, 2020
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On January 17, 2020, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) published new guidance regarding how the office assesses the compliance programs of organizations that are under investigation…

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January 29, 2020
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Sarah Lawson, the General Counsel of the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”), recently emphasized that corporate compliance functions must be well resourced and that the SFO expects such programs…

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October 30, 2019
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The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released a comprehensive framework on five essential components of an economic sanctions compliance program.

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May 10, 2019
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On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice released perhaps the most comprehensive guidance to date on how prosecutors evaluate the design, implementation, and effectiveness of corporate compliance…

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May 2, 2019
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Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice took an important step in the fight against opioid abuse, announcing the first criminal charges against a pharmaceutical distribution company for its part in…

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May 1, 2019
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New guidance from the Department of Justice (“DOJ” or “the Department”) clarifying the factors DOJ will consider when deciding whether to impose a corporate monitor may further reduce the imposition…

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October 18, 2018