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Benton (Ben) Curtis, a former federal prosecutor and experienced trial attorney, focuses his practice on leading matters, both domestically and abroad, that involve government enforcement defense, internal investigations, compliance counseling, and due diligence regarding third parties and business transactions. Ben regularly represents clients before, and in litigation against, government agencies, including clients accused of health care fraud, kickback violations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, money laundering, and securities fraud. Ben likewise regularly represents corporations and high net worth individuals who have been victimized through internal or third-party misconduct, often in the form of an exceptional theft or fraud. Read Benton Curtis's full bio.
By Justin P. Murphy, Edward Diskant, Sarah Walters, Julian Andre, Paul M. Thompson, Michael Stanek, Ben Curtis and Caitlyn Campbell on Sep 19, 2022
Posted In DOJ Developments
At a September 15, 2022, speech at New York University School of Law, US Deputy Attorney General (Deputy AG) Lisa Monaco announced several new policies intended to further the aggressive stance the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has taken under the Biden administration to corporate criminal enforcement. The DOJ’s landmark new policies are focused on...
DOJ to Devote Substantial Resources to Investigating and Prosecuting Corporate Crime, Emphasizing Importance of Effective Compliance Programs
By Julian Andre, Justin P. Murphy, Sarah Walters, Edward Diskant, Paul M. Thompson and Ben Curtis on Mar 9, 2022
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments
In March 3, 2022, speeches at the American Bar Association’s Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime (ABA White Collar Institute), US Attorney General (AG) Merrick Garland and US Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division (AAG) Kenneth Polite Jr. addressed the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) increased commitment to investigating and prosecuting corporate crime....