On March 7, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new department-wide whistleblower pilot program, which aims to incentivize whistleblowers to come forward with information related to corporate misconduct. By offering monetary rewards to whistleblowers, the program seeks to enhance enforcement efforts and promote transparency in the business world.

DOJ’s new pilot program is designed

On March 2, 2023, the Departments of Commerce, Justice and the Treasury issued a joint Compliance Note cautioning financial institutions and multinational companies subject to U.S. jurisdiction to “be vigilant against efforts by individuals or entities to evade sanctions and export control laws.” The Compliance Note emphasizes the “unprecedented scope and scale” of sanctions against

The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added multiple new entities and persons to its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List after determining that they were involved in attempts to evade U.S. sanctions put in place as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  OFAC has designated Russian commercial bank PJSC

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed motions in federal court seeking a pause in litigation involving TikTok and WeChat until the new administration of President Joseph Biden has time to consider former President Trump’s August 6, 2020 Executive Orders declaring that these Chinese social media apps are a national security threat and prohibiting certain

The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed an indictment charging 28 North Korean and 5 Chinese individuals (“Defendants”) with facilitating more than $2.5 billion in illegal payments for Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and missile program through North Korea’s state-owned Foreign Trade Bank (“FTB”). DOJ alleges that the scheme involved “covert branches” of FTB in China, Russia, Libya,