High-level officials at the Justice Department are warning that the DOJ is “surging” resources in a new effort to combat corporate crime.

It appears the DOJ’s areas of primary focus will include:

  • Export and sanctions controls
  • Cases involving cryptocurrency
  • Conduits of pandemic-relief funds, such as banks and fintech companies

In a presentation to the GIR Connect New York conference, Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General John Carlin emphasized that the department is preparing “to surge resources for corporate enforcement,” which Carlin indicated is a reflection of a “commitment to white-collar enforcement.”

See our new legal update by Keith Rosen, Jay Dewald and Samuel Romero Ramer for more details on Carlin’s presentation and how this newly emerging government’s enforcement focus could affect your business.

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