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On Wednesday, April 11, the President signed into law the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, also known as "FOSTA."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth's Andrew Boutros and John Schleppenbach authored a March 30 article in Bloomberg White Collar Crime Report, "Department of Justice & Congress Signal Possibility of Increased Foreign Agents...
BakerHostetler
The Department of Justice (DOJ) launched a wide-ranging campaign against elder fraud in February 2018.
McDermott Will & Emery
On April 6, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a motion for summary judgment filed by a waste company in an implied certification case under the False Claims Act (FCA)...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 3, 2018, the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released answers to 37 frequently asked questions regarding its final rule on Customer Due Diligence Requirements
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a set of "frequently asked questions" (FAQs) on April 3, 2018...
Arnold & Porter
In Wescott Electric Co. v. Cincinnati Insurance Co., the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that it would not add terms to an insurance policy even though the terms were contained in a different insurance policy ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Following the October 27, 2017, indictment of Paul Manafort, legal experts and savvy political actors alike expressed surprise to see charges brought under the Foreign Agents Registration Act...
Day Pitney LLP
On the last day of the American Bar Association's National Institute on White Collar Crime, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein described some of the white collar crime priorities ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC charged a Massachusetts trader for allegedly trading on material nonpublic information. The trader allegedly operated for over two years and earned approximately $1 million in illegal gains.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The woman fights her way free of his grasp and when she does, the officers stop the gunman with a barrage of gunfire.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Proskauer represents a number of trafficking victims as part of our pro bono program.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, Judge Valerie Caproni dismissed claims brought by ExxonMobil against New York Attorney General Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Healey.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
Consider the following factual scenario: A national retail and/or grocery business suspects that one of its customers is shoplifting.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has recently indicated a softening of its approach to corporate prosecutions, with the Deputy Attorney General stating that the government ...
Dentons
For those of our readers with a latent East Coast bias or who have just been preoccupied with the latest political drama emanating from Washington, you may have missed the recent flurry of activity...
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
In 2017 and 2018 to date, there has continued to be an increasing awareness among multinational companies of the significance of anti-corruption regulations in foreign countries and...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On March 26, Kinross Gold Corporation settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission over its alleged failure to implement and maintain adequate anticorruption controls at two...
Mishcon de Reya
The International Fraud Group was established by Mishcon de Reya LLP in 1997 under the name of the Fraud Network ...
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In a January 10, 2018 memo that leaked last week (the "Granston Memo"), the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") directs its prosecutors to more seriously consider dismissing meritless False Claims Act ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
An accounting firm agreed to pay nearly $150 million to the U.S. government to settle potential liability related to the audits of a failed mortgage lender.
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, ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This month we ask: Which countries came out on top—and at the bottom—in this year's Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index?
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In December 2017, the United States intervened in a qui tam suit relators Marisela Carmen Medrano and Ada Lopez filed against defendants Diabetic Care RX, LLC d/b/a Patient Care America ("Patient Care")...
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.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A Canadian gold mining corporation agreed to settle SEC charges that the company failed to maintain adequate internal controls sufficient to prevent and detect illegal payments by two African subsidiaries.
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