Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. Today, we recap a tough week for the Justice Department in its effort to target antitrust labor abuses. Plus, a new FCPA settlement comes with a compliance monitor, and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco is casting a wide net for advice on corporate enforcement. Please reach out with tips and feedback. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.

U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C, on January 12, 2022. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

DOJ Suffers Setbacks in Antitrust Labor Focus

The U.S. Justice Department’s effort to spotlight labor issues in its antitrust enforcement suffered a major defeat last week when a federal jury in Colorado acquitted both dialysis provider DaVita and the company’s former CEO Kent Thiry following a criminal antitrust trial.