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United States: CFTC’s foray into foreign corruption (video)
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The prosecution and enforcement of the overseas corrupt practices law has been a central concern of the US government in recent years. In March 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it would begin prosecuting foreign corrupt practices, in close partnership with the Department of Justice (DOJ). In this week’s episode, Mayer Brown’s partners Matt Kluchenek and Glen Kopp discuss the CFTC’s involvement as a new player in overseas corruption investigations and what companies should keep in mind to avoid corruption issues when dealing with trade in commodities and derivatives.
At the crossroads: application of the CFTC and the DOJ is a weekly video series hosted by Matt and Glen. In each episode, they discuss a topic at the intersection of law enforcement by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ). The goal: to help legal and compliance departments protect their organizations in an increasingly stringent regulatory environment.
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