20 Feb 2017
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US: DOJ Fraud Section Unveils Blueprint for Assessing Corporate Compliance Programs

In the year and a half that has transpired since the DOJ’s Fraud Section retained a compliance consultant to assist prosecutors’ evaluation of compliance programs, compliance officers, general counsels and white-collar defense lawyers have called for more visibility into what the Fraud Section’s compliance consultant portends for companies ensnared in DOJ investigations.

26 Jan 2017
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Republicans to kill U.S. rules on corruption, environment, labor and guns next week

Congressional Republicans are set to overturn a slew of Obama-era regulations next week, including a controversial anti-bribery rule aimed at U.S. resource companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) and Chevron Corp (CVX.N), according to a top lawmaker.

18 Jan 2017
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Regulation – dead ahead?

There is rarely a year when regulation doesn’t loom large for providers and advisers. But for those plotting their course in 2017, there are more than just a few regulatory icebergs pitting the horizon.

18 Jan 2017
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Interview with Jennifer Haslett, Corporate Crime and International Engagement Lead for HMRC

KYC360’s Tom Devlin interviews Jennifer Haslett, who has been working on international engagement on tax policy for the UK’s Treasury and tax collection authority since 2011.

12 Jan 2017
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Republicans pass sweeping bill to reform ‘abusive’ U.S. regulation

Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill in the House of Representatives that touched on nearly every step U.S. agencies take in creating and applying new rules, continuing their blitz to radically reform “abusive” federal regulation of areas from the environment to the workplace.

11 Jan 2017
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The European Union’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive – a summary of the changes

In June 2015, the European Union’s fourth anti-money laundering directive (“4MLD”) was enacted, with the requirement that all member states transpose the rules into national law within two years. The directive is the EU’s main instrument for preventing the misuse of its financial system by money launderers and supporters of terrorism.

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