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Episode 170 — The Beam Suntory FCPA Settlement

Beam Suntory, a global producer and distributor of distilled beverages, settled its FCPA case with DOJ for $19.5 million for bribes paid in India. The DOJ settlement follows an SEC FCPA settlement for $8 million announced on July 2, 2018.  The timing of the FCPA settlements is unusual and suggests that DOJ’s resolution involved unique issues relating to Beam Suntory’s cooperation.  In this Episode, Michael Volkov...

DOJ Cryptocurrency Guidance Outlines Enforcement Partnerships (Part II of II)

Matt Stankiewicz continues with this two-part posting on DOJ’s cryptocurrency guidance. Matt can be reached at mstankiewicz@volkovlaw.com. DOJ’s Cyber Digital Task Force’s report, “Cryptocurrency: An Enforcement Framework,” provides a comprehensive on the growing partnerships between DOJ and other offices within the executive branch.  We’ve seen the expansion of these partnerships in other legal areas, and the continued advancement of these relationships continues to build an impressive...