Posts Tagged: Andrew Weissmann
President Elect Trump’s pick to lead the SEC is Jay Clayton. He wrote in a 2011 NYC Bar Association paper about the FCPA. The paper addressed the “lasting harm to the competitiveness of U.S.… Continue Reading
Major conferences like Compliance Week 2016 are the perfect venue for witnessing the continuing development of the dynamic and fast-evolving compliance profession.
Fresh from presenting the conference’s closing keynote with my “A-team” of panelists, Pat Gnazzo, Keith Darcy and Lee Augsburger, I’ve now had time to reflect on my five big takeaways from the event:
1.… Continue Reading
The Institute for Legal Reform — part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — issued a paper last week with a harsh review of the Yates Memo, also known as the DOJ’s Individual Accountability Policy
When prosecutors, regulators, and compliance practitioners agree on anything, I pay special attention.
Last week, Compliance Week 2016 opened with a panel of Stephen Cohen, Associate Director of the SEC Division of Enforcement and Andrew Weissmann, Chief of Fraud Section of the DOJ Criminal Division.… Continue Reading
Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced a one-year pilot program Tuesday intended to encourage companies to self report FCPA offenses and cooperate with the Justice Department.
Companies that report early and cooperate will receive credit — up to a 50 percent reduction off the bottom end of the U.S.… Continue Reading