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Alex Oh Publishes Article in Anti-Corruption Report

March 3, 2021

Litigation partner Alex Oh published an article, “What to Expect From the Biden Administration’s New Anti-Corruption Tools,” in the Anti-Corruption Report. In the article, Alex discusses the Biden Administration’s access to a number of new powers enacted in recent legislation and recognized in judicial decisions. In particular, the National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 (NDAA) created new statutory prohibitions and reporting requirements, expanded the scope of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), enhanced the powers of the SEC and the Department of the Treasury, and added new penalty provisions. Alex notes that, combined with recent court cases, these updates will significantly expand the powers of the SEC and the DOJ. Litigation associate Andrew Trinker assisted in the preparation of this article.

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