Compliance Scorching Spots: Prison Monopolization Circumstances Return + Making ready for Video Depositions on Capitol Hill + Latham Brings Again Senior DOJ Official

Welcome to Compliance Scorching Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance information and traits. At the moment, the Justice Division has introduced its first prison monopolization case in 45 years. What does that imply for the enforcement atmosphere? Plus, the Home Jan. 6 committee has congressional investigations legal professionals making ready for extra video depositions and a key DOJ white-collar official lands again at Latham & Watkins. Please get in contact with ideas and suggestions. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.

Jonathan Kanter testifies before the Senate Judiciary . Jonathan Kanter, assistant legal professional common within the antitrust division on the U.S. Division of Justice. Picture: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

They’re Again: DOJ Brings First Prison Monopolization Case in 45 Years

Justice Division antitrust officers raised eyebrows earlier this yr once they introduced that DOJ would think about using an enforcement device dormant for many years: prison monopolization circumstances.