Fellows in the News

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Crime Victims' Rights Act Challenged by Epstein Case

Writing for the "New York Law Journal," Jonathan Sack and his co-author evaluate the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that held that federal prosecutors did not have an obligation under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act to tell Jeffrey Epstein’s victims of the decision not to prosecute him for sex trafficking. 

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Employment Agreements Under (Dis)Stress

In his recent article in the "New York Law Journal," Jonathan Sack and his co-author look at employment contracts and how a change in compensation resulting from the coronavirus pandemic may trigger the employee's rights to severance, vesting of equity or options, and other benefits, and may impose added obligations on employers. 

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Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

IELR Blog
The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Disrupts Internal Probes

In an interview with a Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP managing director for The Wall Street Journal "Risk & Compliance Journal," Lucinda Low discusses how interviews and document collection in a post-COVID-19 era will undoubtedly change the internal investigation process. 

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Preventing the COVID-19 Crisis From Becoming a Compliance Crisis

Daniel Lucien Bühr and his co-author write for the LALIVE blog four tips for how businesses should maintain disciplined compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic to remain viable and avoid high legal risk as they ramp back up their operations. 

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Mobilizing for an Internal Probe

Lucinda Low, speaking to The Wall Street Journal "Risk & Compliance Journal," explains how internal investigations must be handled to net the most accurate outcomes and assure credit for self-disclosure. 

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Friday, May 08, 2020

EU Issues Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Action Report

Bruce Zagaris, in his article for the International Enforcement Law Reporter blog, outlines the European Commission's newly issued action plan to strengthen its enforcement, supervision and coordination of the EU’s rules to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Chapter on Economic Sanctions in "Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel”

Adam Hoffinger co-authored a chapter of “Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel.” The chapter, “Economic Sanctions,” focuses on the complex sanctions regime in the U.S. and how inside counsel can work with outside counsel to establish an efficient Sanctions Compliance Program.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Asset Recovery During COVID-19 Crisis

Beyond the challenges that the global pandemic has uncovered, many asset recovery experts see great potential, as the response to the crisis has lured many to embrace modern times. The Basel Institute looks at five initial areas for the asset recovery community to consider.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

U.S. Returns $300 Million to Malaysia from U.S. Forfeitures in 1MDB Case

In his post for the International Enforcement Law Reporter, Bruce Zagaris looks at how the the U.S. Department of Justice has returned, to date, more than $600 million of misappropriated funds to the Malaysian government, following investigations into 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Malaysia’s investment development fund. The latest $300 million recovery was announced April 14.  

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A New Discovery Tool in Arbitration

In his article in "Forbes," Jonathan Sack explains the significance of a recent ruling by England’s highest court, which held that judicial process may be invoked to order depositions in support of a foreign arbitration.  

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Sunday, April 05, 2020

Refineries Have Become 'Gatekeepers' of the Gold Supply Chain

In a webinar for LBMA's virtual "Technology and Responsible Sourcing Summit," Dr. Mark Pieth explains how gold refineries have become the gatekeepers of the global supply chain of the gold market. 

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