news, world Britain has pledged to impose sanctions on Russia, which it says could invade Ukraine imminently, condemning President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as a violation of international law. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered defensive support in a call with Ukrainian President VolodymyrRead More →

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. 1. Treasury makes mandatory reporting of foreign securities holdings of $200 million or more All U.S. persons (custodians and end investors) who manage $200 million or more of foreign securities for themselves orRead More →

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act was enacted in 1970. Although RICO provides both civil remedies and criminal penalties, the number of RICO civil claims far exceeds the number of RICO criminal cases filed each year. RICO provides civil action against persons engaged in a “pattern of racketeeringRead More →

United States: Biden administration releases first-ever US anti-corruption strategy December 27, 2021 Arnold & Porter To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Last week, the Biden administration released America’s first-ever anti-corruption strategy (the Strategy). The publication stems from President Biden’s June memorandum on establishing anti-corruption as aRead More →

United States: Accomplished federal prosecutor joins Cooley in Chicago 08 December 2021 Cooley LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Chicago – December 6, 2021 –Cooley’s Litigation Department joined its recent group of elite next-generation partners with the arrival of Lindsay Jenkins, most recently head ofRead More →

Over the past few decades, economic sanctions have become a critical, and sometimes preferred, foreign policy tool of US presidents and lawmakers of both political parties. With the recent release from the Treasury Department Sanctions report 2021, however, this long-standing trend is showing signs of moderating — at least inRead More →

Assistant Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco recently announced new policies targeting white-collar corporate crime and reversing Trump-era guidelines deemed too lenient by the current leadership of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”). In an October 28, 2021 address to the American Bar Association’s National Institute on White-Collar Crime, Monaco announcedRead More →