Daily Archives: December 14, 2016, 10:32 am

Last Four Months of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program Could Provide Important Signals | Subject to Inquiry

Last April, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice launched a one-year pilot program in the Fraud Section’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Unit.  The pilot program, self-described as “building” on the Yates memorandum, provides structured incentives for companies to self-disclose, cooperate, and remediate with respect to FCPA violations.  The remaining four months of the program before it…

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Supreme Court’s Wasted Chance On Insider Trading | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

The question before the court was whether it was still insider trading if the insider got nothing in return for giving the information to the outsider who traded.  The court ruled that no exchange is required: Giving information as a gift is still insider trading. Fine, but there is nothing in the decision that event hints at the deeper question…

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