Good evening, and welcome back to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot of white-collar enforcement, regulatory and news and trends. On deck this week: A look at a new advisory released by the Justice Department that might be unwelcome for lawyers interested in avoiding registration as a “foreign agent.” Also, an extraordinary standoff between U.S. Attorney General William Barr and the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan puts the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission in a tight spot. And Jonathan Kravis, the prosecutor who resigned in protest of Barr’s intervention in the Roger Stone sentencing, finds a home in Big Law.

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