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DOJ’s Use of Data Analytics for Prosecutions Becomes the “Norm”

October 7, 2019 | Compliance

The Fraud Division of the U.S. Justice Department unsealed an indictment recently that charged three traders associated with a global U.S.-based bank with a racketeering conspiracy that involved alleged manipulation of the precious metals markets through “spoofing.” The indictment alleges numerous specific instances of spoofing, over an approximately eight-year period, intended to improperly affect prices for precious metals and related options. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed a parallel civil action against the three traders as well, likewise charging … Read More

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