Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. In your inbox this week: the Justice Department opens up about FARA guidance, Winston & Strawn’s Abbe Lowell jumps into the Carlos Ghosn escape plot case, DOJ drops a sanctions case after a jury returned a guilty verdict, and the SEC hands out its largest-ever whistleblower award. Scroll down for more Who Got the Work and notable moves.

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