Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. Today, we share insights from Davis, Polk & Wardwell white-collar leaders on FCPA trends. Plus, a former DOJ official lands at Walmart, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges backs Meta in an unusual merger challenge involving the metaverse. Please get in touch with tips and feedback. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.

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‘Compliance is the Only Defense:’ Davis Polk Lawyers on FCPA Trends

After a down year in 2021, white-collar practitioners anticipated a ramp-up in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act activity this year. But what have we actually learned from the first six months of 2022?