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Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a growing trend, the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted two corporate executives and two licensed pharmacists for drug distribution.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 28, 2019, the French National Financial Prosecutor's Office (Parquet National Financier)("PNF")1 and the French Anti-Corruption Agency (Agence Française Anticorruption)("
DLA Piper
On August 9, 2019, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the high bar for corruption cases set by the US Supreme Court in McDonnell v. United States does not apply
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 22 July 2019, the Securities Commission Malaysia announced that it would implement an action plan to strengthen standards of corporate governance to prevent corruption, misconduct and fraud in Malaysia.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Child Victim Act is now law and will have a significant impact on New York's educational and religious institutions and other civic organizations that care for children.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On August 6, 2019, Acting New Jersey Governor Sheila Oliver signed into law A-2903/S-1790, described as an Act "concerning enforcement, penalties, and procedures for law regarding failure to pay wages."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Congressional lawmakers introduced a bill that would update the federal domestic bribery statute by prohibiting foreign officials from demanding corrupt payments.
Duane Morris LLP
The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in United States v. Davis, 588 U.S. ___ (2019), has opened the floodgates to hundreds of petitions seeking to overturn convictions under the residual clause of Section 924(c).
Ropes & Gray LLP
In "The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations" half-year update, Global Investigations Review published a piece authored by litigation and enforcement
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. District Court in Hawaii sentenced a Micronesian government official to prison for conspiracy to commit money laundering in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
Foley & Lardner
RiskIQ reported that it "tapped proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyze the volume of malicious activity on the internet, revealing that cybercriminals cost the global economy
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
OFAC designated a Colombian national and a "vast corruption network" for aiding Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro and his regime to profit from a Venezuelan food subsidy and distribution program.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The Bankruptcy Code does not treat all unsecured creditors equally; public policy concerns dictate otherwise. Workers, for example, benefit from a priority given to payment of certain wages.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A global technology company and its subsidiary settled SEC and DOJ charges for violating the books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In 2019 the Department of Justice took off its gloves in the opioid fight.
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
Menendez took to Twitter yesterday to thank the Department of Justice for "reevaluating its case and com[ing] to the appropriate conclusion.
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
The defendant's conduct is more colorfully described in Justice Thomas's dissent than in Justice Breyer's majority opinion.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued an advisory and trend analysis alerting financial institutions to a recent surge in business email compromise ("BEC")
Arnold & Porter
The US Department of Justice and US Securities and Exchange Commission have announced over $1 billion in corporate settlements of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters so far this year.
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On July 4, 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") secured approval for its fifth Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") before the Crown Court sitting at Southwark. The DPA is with
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A global technology company and its subsidiary settled SEC and DOJ charges for violating the books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
Arnold & Porter
The US Department of Justice and US Securities and Exchange Commission have announced over $1 billion in corporate settlements of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters so far this year.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On 18 June 2019, the Law Commission published its report on reform of the UK's anti-money laundering ("AML") and terrorist financing ("CTF") regime.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On February 14, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Child Victims Act (CVA), which greatly expanded the right of childhood sexual assault survivors.
WilmerHale
BSA/AML and sanctions matters continue to be a core focus of regulators, law enforcement agencies, policymakers and Congress, and the story of the Obama and Trump Administrations on AML and sanctions is one of general continuity.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
As we progress through the Trump Administration's third year, robust False Claims Act ("FCA") enforcement continues. At the same time, the Administration has continued to signal
Arnold & Porter
A recent Third Circuit decision reaffirmed the high bar a relator must meet to qualify as an "original source" under the pre-2010 version of the False Claims Act's (FCA) public disclosure bar.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
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