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Is a Monitor on the Horizon?

February 10, 2020 | Compliance Monitoring

The Department of Justice has come knocking and is investigating your company for let’s say –serious money laundering or sanction violations or for manufacturing a defective product that has caused injuries or deaths.

The press is bad, raising grave questions about the company’s culture. Emails released to the public show that employees are afraid to speak up for fear of retaliation, or worse, employees are hiding misconduct from the regulators.

It’s just a matter of time before your company settles … Read More

What to Prepare For and Expect With a CFIUS Monitor?

November 14, 2019 | Monitoring National Security

Given the recent expansion of transactions subject to review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), more foreign investments and acquisitions of US-based critical technology and data companies will need to be concerned about the government review.  Through the CFIUS review process, the government is attempting to mitigate US national security risks by foreign acquisition or investment in US-based companies which develop critical technologies or have access to sensitive US person data. Additionally, specific
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How The DOJ’s New Guidelines on Monitorships Is an Opportunity for Corporations

October 23, 2018 | Monitoring

Navigating new criminal division guidance and accelerating remediation

As published in Corporate Compliance Insights on October 23, 2018.

In his remarks at the Corporate Compliance and Enforcement Conference last Friday, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski expanded on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new guidelines for corporate compliance and monitorships, issued on October 11, 2018.

While it is yet to be seen how these new guidelines will impact the frequency of monitorships, it does seem clear that the DOJ … Read More

Avoiding Fraud and Abuse in Disaster Reconstruction Efforts

October 30, 2017 | Monitoring

The recent series of natural disasters has left a staggering toll of ruin and loss. The instinct of all involved, citizens, businesses and government, is to clear the debris, restore energy and communications, and rebuild and repair infrastructure and buildings as quickly as possible.

Indeed, the recovery work itself is a cathartic experience that expresses hope in a restored future and the determination to get there.

Unfortunately, massive recovery efforts contain the seeds of their own failures, presenting fertile opportunity Read More

The Coming of the Cyber Monitor

January 20, 2016 | Cyber Security Monitoring

Regulators, like prosecutors, are increasingly turning to independent monitors as a means of moving non-compliant entities into compliance. It appears certain that the appointment of independent monitors to enforce compliance with cybersecurity regulations will become common.  Several financial industry regulators are moving to establish cybersecurity standards with which financial institutions will have to comply just as they do with money laundering and other regulations.

This past November, the New York State Department of Financial Services issued a memorandum to numerous
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