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Posts Tagged: FTX

This proves it. She’s also the Queen of Due Diligence!

Taylor Swift was offered a $100 million sponsorship deal from FTX but turned it down a few months before the crypto firm collapsed after asking the perfect due diligence question, according to a lawyer leading a class action suit against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and nearly a dozen celebrities who signed on with FTX.… Continue Reading

Feds ramp up to tame ‘wild west’ of crypto crime

During our time investigating FCPA violations for the FBI and the DOJ, we learned money launderers embrace innovation quickly for the simple objective of self-preservation. Their leveraging of cryptocurrency has accelerated the risk and compliance challenges to organizations around the globe.… Continue Reading

My picks for our top stories of 2022

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to recall the biggest stories from the FCPA Blog. Here are my choices for the top five stories we’ve covered during 2022, along with some personal favorites for honorable mention.… Continue Reading

Is due diligence still due diligence?

One of the shared features of the FTX, Theranos, and Madoff disasters — through which a combined $50 billion or so of investors’ money disappeared — is the presence of ultra-sophisticated investors whose due diligence apparently failed to reveal ridiculously visible red flags.… Continue Reading