A federal court in the District of Massachusetts authorized the IRS to serve a "John Doe" summons on a Boston-based "digital currency exchanger" seeking information about as yet unidentified U.S. taxpayers who, from 2016 to 2020, conducted at least $20,000 in cryptocurrency transactions.
An investment firm was fined $2.9 billion by several authorities for its failure to (i) properly oversee its operations, (i) maintain internal controls and (iii) conduct proper risk management, with regard to its employees' involvement in improper payments to foreign officials.
Two former executives at Hungarian-based telecommunications company Magyar Telekom agreed to pay financial penalties in order to settle an SEC case alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Commentary by Jodi Avergun
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