Around this time of year many people look forward to the ringing of bells. Bryan Rahija wants your help in ensuring that we have year-round blowing of the whistles.

If the estate tax was called the death tax, would we all try to live a little healthier? (It’s the holidays – I’ll make and break my resolutions in a few weeks). Regardless of its title, the tax is on the table. So what should congress do about it?

As a child, my parents coerced my siblings and I to get along through the promise of presents from Santa. Turns out FCPA violators who play nice with the DOJ may be able to secure a present of their own: a Non-Prosecution Agreement.

Holiday takeaways: good = presents; bad = coal; Microsoft engineer who attempts to export ITAR controlled goods to China  = criminal complaint.