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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 in 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
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Zach Terwilliger offers his insight into shifts in enforcement policies and the unique challenges spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic in this month’s Financier Worldwide Magazine fraud and corruption feature titled “White-collar crime in the post-COVID-19 landscape.”

Published in Financier Worldwide Magazine, February 2022

January 25, 2022
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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.

February 19, 2021
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Update: On January 1, 2021, the Senate voted to override President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (“NDAA”).

Government Investigations Update

January 4, 2021