Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. As Washington waits on tenterhooks to find out which party will control Congress next year, we take a closer look at an issue increasingly targeted by Republicans: ESG. GOP senators sent letters to Big Law last week warning of antitrust consequences for some practices. Plus, a Sidley Austin partner and SDNY veteran joins Main Justice, and a look at who’s representing former MoviePass executives in a major securities fraud case. Contact me at [email protected] and @agoudsward on Twitter.

A personal note: Today will be my last time writing the Compliance Hot Spots newsletter. I will be starting a new reporting role shortly. It’s been a privilege to bring you the latest developments in government enforcement and compliance each week. Thank you for following our coverage.

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