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Robert Kent

Robert Kent is a partner at Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. He is a member of the Compliance & Investigations Steering Committee. He is recognized as a leader in the areas of business crimes and investigations and corporate compliance. Mr. Kent formerly was chief of the Complex Fraud Section of the US Attorney’s Office in Chicago, and has extensive experience handling clients’ issues with respect to compliance programs and allegations of misconduct.

Announcement of Policy Revisions Reflects a More Practical, Flexible Enforcement Approach The US Justice Department has adjusted its approach to holding individuals, and not only corporations, responsible for improper conduct. In remarks at the ACI’s FCPA conference on November 29, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein softened the DOJ’s formal policy…

President Trump signed an executive order calling for increased monitoring and enforcement of laws that require — or express a preference for — domestic goods, services, and labor. Trump’s order requires more rigorous enforcement of “Buy American” laws that require agencies and government contractors to procure goods, products or materials that are produced in the United States.