In a one-sentence order Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. denied the National Association of Manufacturer’s (NAM’s) emergency motion to stay enforcement of the SEC’s conflict minerals.… Continue Reading
Nicola Bonucci and Patrick Moulette recently posted a discussion of the OECD’s position on facilitation payments. I admire the work of the OECD greatly, and I personally support its position on these payments. … Continue Reading
The U.S. Treasury named eight individuals and 20 entities Thursday connected to Jorge Fadlallah Cheaitelly as designated narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act).
The designated individuals are presumed to provide support to Cheaitelly, the leader of a Panama-based drug-trafficking and money-laundering organization that operates around the globe.… Continue Reading
Criminals are betting on sports events and laundering $140 billion each year, a report written by a think-tank and Sorbonne University (Paris) said on Thursday, exposing a lack of effective regulation to keep such crimes from spreading.… Continue Reading