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The Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”), a new federal law, went into effect on January 1, 2024 (see our update and summary here).

V&E CTA Update

January 30, 2024
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In a long overdue move to fill a perceived gap in U.S. law, this year’s National Defense Authorization Act included a new law that will finally criminalize the solicitation of bribes by foreign officials.

January 17, 2024
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The Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”), a new federal law, went into effect on January 1, 2024.

V&E CTA Update

January 11, 2024
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Earlier this month, a federal judge vacated two convictions related to the Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) investigation into corruption in international soccer, widely known as the “FIFA Case.”

September 29, 2023
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In announcing recent changes to its corporate criminal enforcement policies, the Department of Justice (“DOJ” or the “Department”) continued its forceful “tough on crime” initiatives to deter wrongdoing.

Published by Law360 on October 3, 2022

September 26, 2022
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Enforcement of corporate crimes, which languished for two years during the COVID-19 pandemic, will grow more vigorous this year and may be accompanied by significantly tougher penalties, partners with Vinson & Elkins’ (“V&E”) Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice say.

May 26, 2022
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Last month, at the American Conference Institute’s Mexico Summit on Anti-Corruption & Compliance Programs in Mexico City, Vinson & Elkins partner Palmina M. Fava moderated a panel.
May 2, 2022
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A review of President Biden’s proposed Budget (“Budget”) for 2023 spotlights the enforcement priorities of the president’s Justice Department as the administration enters its third year. Vinson & Elkins’ review of the budget shows what the Biden administration is focused on and what that means for you and your company.

April 21, 2022
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In today’s corporate environment, it is no longer enough to just have a compliance program on file. Proper and timely training, focus on high-risk roles, and working alongside your compliance team are critical.
April 21, 2022
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Building on remarks at the White Collar Conference in March 2022, government officials from several federal agencies signaled a focus on active enforcement, robust compliance, data analytics, diversity amoung
April 21, 2022
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Partners Palmina M. Fava in Vinson & Elkin’s New York City office and Fry Wernick, as well as associates Brian L. Howard II and Peter T. Thomas, all in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, joined Natura & Company’s Group Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Itamar Gaino Filho, and Group Vice President of Ethics & Compliance, Richard P. Davies, to author a new chapter on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for Thompson Reuters’ Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel.

March 14, 2022
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While (the government’s or the DOJ’s) traditional trial and investigative resolutions may still be delayed due to the pandemic, monitorships and enforcement may be on the rise. Therefore, the efficacy of compli
January 26, 2022