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Department of Energy OIG Enforcement under a Trump Administration

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States Government. Its responsibilities include the nation’s nuclear weapons program, nuclear reactor production for the United States Navy, energy conservation, energy-related research, radioactive waste disposal, and domestic energy production. It also directs research in genomics; the Human Genome Project originated in an iniative between DOE, NIH and international collaborators. 

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Compliance: what are the trade risks (part 1)

by Janet.Labuda@FormerFedsGroup.Com Over the last few weeks, I have written a series of short articles discussing the need for developing a compliance-based approach to transacting international trade. This will help to prepare your organization to effectively deal with the risks inherent in importing. What are these risks

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Bradford Geyer: I GROSSLY UNDERSTATED INCREASED RESOURCES REQUIRED BY DEPARTMENT OF STATE OIG

In my February 14th Post about an armored car services audit conducted by the Department of State OIG, I threw out the following parenthetical comment: (did I mention that DOS-OIG could be doubled or even tripled in size and it would still not have enough resources?…) In reflecting further

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Bradford Geyer explains we need to keep an eye on #OIG audits

Bradford Geyer sees an enforcement agency storm forming around government grants and government procurement and he argues that contractors and grantees would be well served to keep an eye on OIG audit reports that often telegraph enforcement activity.  He provides a quick primer regarding a Department of

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Compliance: it starts at the top

  by Janet.Labuda@FormerFedsGroup.Com Whether you are a small to medium sized enterprise, or a large multinational corporation, creating a culture of compliance starts at the top. This compliance culture should permeate your entire organization starting with the Chief Executive, the Chief Financial Officer, and the corporate counsel.

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Perpetrator Sentenced in $700K Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 23, 2017 Former Greenwich Resident Who Stole More Than $700K in Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced

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Couple Sentenced For Wire Fraud and Identity Theft

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 5, 2017 Agents Seize Approximately $20 Million and Arrest Brazilian National in Scheme to Launder TelexFree Funds BOSTON –Approximately $20 million in cash hidden inside a box spring in a Westborough, Mass. apartment,

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Who’s driving your trade compliance bus?

By Janet Labuda The short answer to the question who’s driving the compliance bus is your corporate compliance department. The driver’s seat, should not be filled with personnel from your transportation and logistics operation, the sourcing, or import management groups. All parts of your organization need to

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The Role of Customs in National Economic Growth

By Janet Labuda** Traditionally, Customs Services have been tasked with the collection and protection of revenues generated from the importation of goods into their respective countries. Declared valuation of the imported goods is the basis for the collection of duties and value added tax for the national

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Time to Reopen Some Antitrust Division Field Offices?

CartelCapers by Robert Connolly

Time to Reopen Some Antitrust Division Field Offices? December 8, 2016 by Robert Connolly There has been much speculation about what a Trump presidency will mean for antitrust enforcement at the Antitrust Division and Federal Trade Commission. Much of the wonder is about whether Trump will take

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