FCPA Pilot Program: Is Voluntary Self-Disclosure the New Key to Mitigating Corporate Liability?

Earlier this year, the US Department of Justice announced a one-year pilot program under which US corporations could mitigate their own liability for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by voluntarily self-disclosing FCPA violations within their organization, in addition to fully cooperating with DOJ investigations and taking steps to remediate any misconduct.

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Beyond Bathrooms: New Guidance Regarding Transgender Students Addresses FERPA Requirements

Beyond Bathrooms: New Guidance Regarding Transgender Students Addresses FERPA Requirements

The U.S. Department of Education and Department of Justice (“Departments”) recently weighed in on the obligations of school districts, colleges, and universities to provide civil rights protections for transgender students.

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LATAM Airlines Pays $22 Million to Settle FCPA Allegations

On Monday, Chile-based airline LAN Airlines SA (now operating at LATAM Airlines Group) entered into a $22 million agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), to settle allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

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BancorpSouth Bank Agrees to Pay More Than $10 Million to Settle Charges of Redlining and Discrimination in Mortgage Underwriting and Pricing

BancorpSouth Bank Agrees to Pay More Than $10 Million to Settle Charges of Redlining and Discrimination in Mortgage Underwriting and Pricing

On June 29, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and BancorpSouth Bank (BancorpSouth) agreed to settle allegations of redlining and discrimination in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act. 

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