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Investigations

Corporate Internal Investigations Alert: SEC Gives $300,000 Whistleblower Award To Employee Responsible For Compliance And Audit Functions

On August 29, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a whistleblower award of more than $300,000 for a company employee who performed audit and compliance functions.[1] The award, twenty percent of the amount the SEC collected in an enforcement action,...

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Investigations

Primary Purpose, Privilege, And The Corporate Internal Investigation

When our legal system’s fact-finding purpose collides with the attorney-client privilege, the results can often be unpredictable. This collision can arise in virtually any type of case, but it often occurs in the context of corporate internal investigations. As a general rule, the...

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Anti-Corruption

Understanding The Government’s Stated FCPA Priorities For 2014

Among the many challenges facing companies operating in a global market, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) continues to hold its position at or near the top of the list. The myriad difficulties presented by the FCPA can be traced to an overarching tension: on one hand, the Act...

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