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MIAMI, January 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Berkeley Research Group, LLC (BRG) Announces Expansion of Presence in Miami and the Latin America region with the appointment of two new senior managers. Dr Andres Chambouleyron, previously based in the firm Buenos Aires office, was transferred to a management position in Miami. At the same time, BRG has …

Washington, DC, Los Angeles and London, January 18, 2022 – After a year of stopping and starting, 2022 is expected to bring a revival of anti-corruption and anti-corruption law enforcement and prosecution activity around the world. Hogan Lovells’ annual Global Bribery and Corruption Outlook report, released today, predicts an increased compliance burden for businesses and …

Ben Murr President of TwinSpires and Online Games President of TwinSpires and Online Games LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or the “Company”) today announced that Ben Murr has been named President of TwinSpires and Online Gaming. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall strategy and …

In 2021, the number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions fell to the lowest level in a decade. According to a Stanford University FCPA Clearinghouse report, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) filed only 18 FCPA enforcement actions in 2021. This number is well below the ten-year …

On December 21, 2021, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the termination of its criminal investigations into NatWest Markets Plc (“NatWest”), a UK-based global banking and financial services company. Accused of violating the terms of a 2017 Non-Prosecution Agreement (“NPA”), NatWest pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of …

The “2021 FCPA Year in Review,” published Friday by Stanford Law School’s FCPA Clearinghouse in conjunction with the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, revealed that there were 18 FCPA enforcement actions filed last year. – 14 by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and four by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The total represented the …

By Stewart Bishop (Jan. 7, 2022, 6:30 p.m. EST) – A federal judge in Brooklyn on Friday postponed the trial of former Goldman Sachs executive Roger Ng stemming from the 1Malaysia Development Bhd scandal. to early February, amid the continued rise of the omicron COVID-19 variant. United States District Judge Margo Brodie postponed proceedings about …

The Travel Act, 18 USC § 1952, makes it a federal crime to travel, use mail, or use any facility in interstate or foreign commerce for the purpose of promoting “illegal activity.” When passed in 1961, the Travel Act was originally intended to give the federal government a head start in the fight against organized …

Global management consulting firm Kroll has welcomed Saket Bhartia to its team in Singapore. Appointed Managing Director, Bhartia is part of the firm’s Forensic Investigations and Intelligence practice, specializing in forensic consulting and technology work. He brings more than two decades of experience helping executives, legal counsel, ethics and compliance officers manage a wide range …

Credit: EtiAmmos / Shutterstock.com After months of reporting on ongoing intensified enforcement efforts, senior management at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced several new initiatives to tackle white-collar crime. Some of the policy changes were previewed by Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco in a demanding message to the White Collar Defense Bar of …