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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 12, 2018, a 4-1 majority of the New York Court of Appeals held that claims under New York's Martin Act are not governed by the six-year statute of limitations generally applicable to common law fraud claims, but rather by the three-year limitations period applicable to actions to recover based on liabilities created by statute. People v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, 2018 WL 2899299, 2018 N.Y. Slip. Op. 04272 (Ct. App. June 12, 2018).
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The DOJ charged two former executives of a publicly traded transportation company with engaging in a multiyear accounting and securities fraud scheme.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 11, 2018, Judge Paul A. Engelmayer of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed with prejudice a putative securities fraud class action ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A bank agreed to pay $100 million to settle charges related to U.S. Dollar LIBOR ("USD LIBOR") manipulation. The matter was investigated by a working group ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 4, we posted a summary of SEC Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin observations during his recent keynote address at the New York City Bar Association's 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute
Jones Day
A company's best defense against BECs is to proactively maintain adequate cybersecurity and data privacy measures.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As global regulations proliferate and become more complex, so too do the challenges of maintaining a high-performing global ethics & compliance program.
WilmerHale
On 22 May 2018, Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialists at the FCA, delivered a speech on the use of technology to detect and counteract criminal activity...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The Martin Act is one of the most powerful tools in the attorney general's regulatory arsenal because, unlike similar causes of action, it does not require scienter, or intent to defraud.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Today, the FTC announced the results of "Operation Main Street: Stopping Small Business Scams," a law enforcement (and education) initiative targeting operations that seek to defraud small businesses.
Mayer Brown
Recent years have seen significant growth in Securities Act of 1933 class actions filed in California state courts, based on conflicting readings of the jurisdictional provisions of SLUSA.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On June 11, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ("S.D.N.Y.") denied a Motion to Dismiss securities fraud claims ...
Arnold & Porter
On June 12, 2018, the New York Court of Appeals held that a three-year statute of limitations applies to actions brought by the New York Attorney General (NYAG) under the Martin Act ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 29, the SEC announced that it had secured injunctive relief halting an allegedly "ongoing fraud" involving an unregistered, non-exempt ICO that raised as much as $21 million in cryptoassets.
McDermott Will & Emery
On April 2, 2018, the magistrate judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana issued an order refusing qui tam relators' request to conduct discovery ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Treasury Department Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued an advisory describing how corrupt foreign "politically exposed persons" ("PEPs") access the U.S. financial system.
Foley & Lardner
Given the great success for Spearphising criminals it is unlikely to they will ever leave this space!
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At the start of this week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, No. 17-432 (U.S. June 11, 2018), which has important implications...
BakerHostetler
Roca maintained that the FTC had no right to bring unfair practices charges centered on the gag clauses because the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 had been signed after the alleged violations took place.
Carlton Fields
Today, the Supreme Court analyzed the shortcomings of this possibility and unanimously snuffed out serial class action tolling.
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If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
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On March 20, 2018, the Wolfsberg Group published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on financial crime country risk.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Last November, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new enforcement policy. Under the new policy, businesses subject to the FCPA may avoid criminal liability by self-reporting wrongdoing, ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this year, the Department of Justice, Civil Division, issued two policy memos that will directly affect its civil enforcement priorities, particularly with regard to healthcare and life sciences companies.
McDermott Will & Emery
On March 13, 2018, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma dismissed U.S. ex rel. Montalvo v. Native American Servs. Corp.
Jones Day
The Situation: In what may indicate a sea change in terms of who the Department of Justice ("DOJ") is willing to pursue in False Claims Act cases, a private equity firm has been named as a co-defendant in a False Claims Act complaint, along with one of its portfolio companies.
Holland & Knight
While financial recoveries under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) continued at a fast pace last year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) started 2018 ...
Cooley LLP
The recent conviction of UK company Skansen Interiors Limited (SIL), for the corporate offence of failure to prevent bribery has caused controversy.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Today, there are more programs than ever at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the participation of small businesses in contracting opportunities.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Following her September 2017 appearance on CNBC's "Nightly Business Report," Partner Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme returned to the program for a segment exploring ways to identify and avoid scams involving intellectual property.
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