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Courtlyn Ward’s practice is primarily focused on complex business disputes and government enforcement matters. She has experience across a broad range of industries and has assisted clients with issues related to partnerships and shareholders, construction, real estate, licensing and trademarks. Courtlyn is a strong advocate who understands the importance of communication and creativity in helping her clients achieve optimal results.

New guidelines may portend increased enforcement over foreign investment that implicates U.S. national-security concerns

On October 20, 2022, the Department of Treasury, which houses the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), adopted the first-ever CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Guidelines. The guidelines represent the first written guidance related to how CFIUS will

On September 15, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced revisions to the Department of Justice’s corporate criminal enforcement policies. In her speech at New York University and subsequent memorandum (the “Monaco Memo”), Monaco outlined this updated guidance, which focused on individual accountability, prior misconduct, voluntary self-disclosures, monitorships, and compensation structures that promote compliance.

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