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US and UK Regulators Speak Out on Anti-Corruption Enforcement Trends and Priorities

Dec 06, 2016


A number of key trends and priorities in international anti-corruption enforcement emerged last week at the 33rd ACI International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, held November 29 – December 2 outside of Washington, DC. Leading prosecutors and regulators from the US and UK described skyrocketing international law enforcement coordination, announced both “sticks” and “carrots” to encourage self-disclosure and cooperation, and pledged again to hold individuals accountable for anti-corruption violations. Officials from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) repeatedly emphasized these points in both their prepared remarks and their responses to questions.


Related Attorney(s): Bret Campbell, J. Robert Duncan, James Treanor
Related Practice(s): FCPA and International Anti-Bribery, White Collar Defense and Investigations
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Beyond the Basics: First DOJ Declinations under FCPA Pilot Program Include New “Resourcing” Factors

Jun 09, 2016


In April 2016, the DOJ’s release of its FCPA Enforcement Plan and Guidance (the “Pilot Program”) confirmed an evolution in the agency’s view of the elements of an effective FCPA compliance program.


Related Attorney(s): Bret Campbell
Related Practice(s): FCPA and International Anti-Bribery, White Collar Defense and Investigations
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Paper Tigers: Recent Settlements Show Companies Operating in China Need to Do More to Enforce FCPA Policies

Mar 02, 2016


Amid a recent flurry of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) settlements announced by the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) were two settlements relating to the provision of improper gifts, hospitality and travel to Chinese government officials.


Related Attorney(s): Bret Campbell, James Treanor
Related Practice(s): FCPA and International Anti-Bribery, White Collar Defense and Investigations
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Trade Alert

Trade Alert - March 2017, Issue 39

Mar 31, 2017


Jurisdiction: Germany


Related Attorney(s): Louisa Watt
Related Practice(s): Debt & Claims Trading, Financial Restructuring
Related Office(s): London
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Trade Alert - February 2017, Issue 38

Feb 28, 2017


Jurisdiction: Ireland


Related Attorney(s): Louisa Watt
Related Practice(s): Debt & Claims Trading, Financial Restructuring
Related Office(s): London
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Trade Alert - January 2017, Issue 37

Feb 01, 2017


Jurisdiction: France


Related Attorney(s): Louisa Watt
Related Practice(s): Debt & Claims Trading, Financial Restructuring
Related Office(s): London
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Women in the City Program

Update - February 2017

Feb 14, 2017


What skills do women need to be successful leaders in the Fintech and alternative finance industry?

Can emerging companies offer an opportunity for women to do something different? Can technology revolutionise conventional financial services? These and other questions were debated by a panel of high profile leaders from the European FinTech and alternative finance industry to discuss opportunities and challenges for women in this growing area as part of Cadwalader’s Women in the City Programme, a series of seminars designed to inspire more women to take leadership roles in their organisations by offering open dialogue, useful insights and practical guidance.


Related Attorney(s): Jeremiah Wagner
Related Office(s): London
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Update - October 2016

Oct 14, 2016


How can more women be encouraged into funds?

This question was debated by a panel of women leaders in the investment fund industry at Cadwalader's second Women in the City debate.  The programme of discussions is designed to inspire more women to take leadership roles in their organisations by offering open dialogue, useful insights and practical guidance. Cadwalader hosted a large group of clients and colleagues over breakfast for a very lively panel discussion entitled "Women in Investment Funds: A Fundamental Advantage: Building Female Talent in the Investment Management Sector".


Related Attorney(s): Ingrid Bagby, Karen McMaster
Related Office(s): London
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Update - August 2016

Aug 04, 2016


What skills do women need to be successful leaders?

This question was debated by a panel of high profile female leaders at the recent launch of Cadwalader's Women in the City Programme, a series of seminars designed to inspire more women to take leadership roles in their organisations by offering open dialogue, useful insights and practical guidance.


Related Attorney(s): Gregory Petrick, Louisa Watt
Related Office(s): London
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Competition Law in the Financial Services Sector | May 30 | London

Vincent Brophy will speak at this key industry event.

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