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November 4, 2022 | Media Mentions | IFLR

CFIUS executive order is more PR than radical change

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) was subject to a rare executive order in September. This is the first time in CFIUS’s nearly 50-year history that the president has expressly directed it to consider specific sets of factors in its review of national-security risks arising from covered transactions in the US. Kenneth Mendelson points out, ““The executive order does not change CFIUS’s jurisdiction, mandate, remedies or resources … CFIUS always had broad discretion regarding how to interpret … Read More

October 14, 2022 | Media Mentions | American Banker

5 trends shaping financial crime compliance for banks

Why does human labor constitute a majority of the cost of fighting financial crime, even as banks automate some financial crime compliance chores? Eric T. Young helps explore whether compliance costs have leveled off or will grow further in this American Banker article (paywall).… Read More

October 6, 2022 | Media Mentions | The Detroit News

Public interviews to begin in third-party investigation of Oxford shooting

“These sessions have been invaluable. It is important that our investigators continue to speak to anyone who wishes to share relevant information,” Andrew O’Connell said in a statement. “Every interview is important, and Guidepost is working carefully to ensure that all information is handled appropriately as the team works to prepare its public report.”… Read More

September 26, 2022 | Media Mentions | Reuters

U.S. Justice Department encourages corporate self-disclosure on misconduct; raises heat on recidivist firms

Eric T. Young weighs in on the U.S. Department of Justice prosecution approach to corporate recidivism. He says the DOJ “has the discretion to assess whether the corporate culture and propensity of recidivism has diminished or not. If not, cooperation credit will be minimal while the penalty will be severe.”… Read More