Mondaq USA: Criminal Law
BakerHostetler
According to the IRS, the IRS saw the number of businesses, public schools, universities, tribal governments and nonprofits victimized by W-2 scams increase to 200 in 2017 from 50 in 2016.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Within days of each other in August and September 2016, Phillips Academy Andover and St. George's School disclosed the names of past faculty or staff who had engaged in sexual misconduct.
McDermott Will & Emery
On January 11, 2018, a federal court in Florida overturned a $350 million False Claims Act (FCA) jury verdict against a nursing home operator ...
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.
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Holland & Knight
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.
WilmerHale
On December 20, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order (EO) targeting corruption and human rights abuses around the world.
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 ...
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 ...
Foley Hoag LLP
On December 21, 2017, the Trump Administration released a list of foreign nationals it has identified to be sanctioned in accordance with the Global Magnitsky Human Rights ...
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
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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