Mondaq USA: Criminal Law
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Third Circuit's ruling is a welcome result, especially for employers who deal with the federal government and may, therefore, be exposed to FCA retaliation claims.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein recently announced a revision to the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") policy on corporate enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
WilmerHale
This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the FCPA. Since its enactment in 1977, the DOJ has brought approximately 300 FCPA enforcement actions, while the SEC has brought approximately 200 cases.
Mayer Brown
On December 26, 2017, defendant Gilead Sciences Inc. filed a petition for certiorari (case number 17-936), requesting the Supreme Court to review a major Ninth Circuit False Claims Act ...
Jones Day
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a recent decision in Coyne v. Amgen, Inc., 17-1522-cv, added to the growing body of case law enforcing the False Claims Act's ("FCA")...
Vinson & Elkins LLP
On Wednesday before a crowd of legal and compliance professionals attending the American Conference Institute's 34th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington, D.C...
Baker & McKenzie
On November 29, 2017, in his speech at the 34th International Conference on the FCPA in the Washington, DC metropolitan area ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
There are many competing business and legal considerations that can shape corporate record retention policies. Federal and state governments have enacted statutes ...
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brattle Principals Paul Hinton and George Oldfield have co-authored an article on Law360 discussing the use of criminal prosecution to police trading practices in institutional financial markets.
WilmerHale
False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries topped $3.7 billion in fiscal year 2017, marking the eighth straight year of annual recoveries in excess of $3 billion.
Reed Smith
The defendants have been ordered to pay $501,895 and may not participate in the prize promotion business or misrepresent any good or service.
Withers LLP
On December 19, 2017, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a lower court's dismissal of a class action lawsuit claiming that the NYSE and NASDAQ, among other exchanges, violated trading rules...
Reed Smith
Last week we posted about the need to consider the level of detail and specificity you include in any filing. We happened to stumble across another case that prompted a word to the wise – proofread, proofread, proofread.
Dentons
On December 20, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13818, implementing sanctions under the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act ("Global Magnitsky Act").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A banker was convicted for his role in a scheme to engage in transactions for the Government of Iran and for conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Mr. Cohen allegedly failed to disclose that one of the sellers of the mining company owed Mr. Cohen several million dollars on a delinquent $18 million personal loan.
Day Pitney LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued a ruling in SEC v. Herrera that might upend or at least alter the way law firms and companies cooperate with regulators in internal investigations.
Carlton Fields
In Messmer v. KDK Fin. Serv. Inc., an individual action involving alleged fraud in connection with the sale and surrender of deferred annuities to a senior, the Indiana Court of Appeals refused to extend...
Mayer Brown
On September 29, 2016, a Fifth Circuit panel unanimously reversed one of the most astonishing FCA awards in recent years.
Foley & Lardner
Recognizing that prognostication is a fool's errand and mindful of our own unique limitations (having collectively gone four for 29 in our firm's football picking pool), here are five things ...
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Whether fair or not, Latin America historically has been regarded as a region where corruption is deep and pervasive.
Jones Day
On February 8, 2017, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") Fraud Section published a blueprint for assessing corporate compliance efforts, titled "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs"...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In January 2017, we published our bi-annual Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement report, part of our FCPA Digest, which provides an analysis of recent enforcement trends and patterns...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated a District Court judgment dismissing a securities fraud class action against several major securities exchanges.
BakerHostetler
A year after a global anti-bribery standard was implemented by the International Standards Organization ("ISO"), a slow trend is emerging among major corporations ...
WilmerHale
On December 20, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order (EO) targeting corruption and human rights abuses around the world.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
How much do you really worry much anymore about a breach of your credit card? If your card is lost or your number is stolen, a thief might make a purchase or two before the fraud is detected ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Opinion takes the groundbreaking step of setting out many of the best practices that attorneys can­—and should—strive to achieve in their passport travels.
WilmerHale
Treasury's FinCEN recently announced the creation of the FinCEN Exchange, a new voluntary platform to facilitate information sharing between the government and industry on topics related to AML...
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
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