U.S. Government Requires Companies to Comply with Stringent New Regulations

In a sweeping move this month, the federal government now requires all companies with a government contract to comply immediately with newly-enacted human trafficking regulations. On March 2, 2015, the federal government officially converted its expectation to a mandate. Now, any entity doing business with the federal government must comply with the new regulations to ensure that it has a supply chain free of any association with human trafficking. Companies with government contracts for supplies or services obtained outside the United States with a value exceeding $500,000 (other than for commercially available off-the-shelf items) are additionally mandated to have tailored compliance programs to prevent and detect prohibited activities, and to provide certification of their
compliance to the federal government.

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As a nationally recognized federal prosecutor and a leader in complex criminal litigation, Cynthia brings firsthand knowledge to the compliance, regulatory and investigative issues of her clients. Cynthia has received national and international accolades for her innovative strategies and investigatory techniques. In private practice, she leads internal investigations on behalf of corporations, healthcare providers, and educational institutions.