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The DOJ Lashes Out At Qui Tam Abuse
What follows is a guest post from Joe Metro and Andy Bernasconi of Reed Smith. Andy has some experience with the guest post gig (here and here) ...
United States
7 Jan 2019
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The Supreme Court's Recent Confirmation that Yearsley Derivative Sovereign Immunity Extends Beyond Public Works Projects
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of "Yearsley immunity" – a form of derivative sovereign immunity available to qualifying government contractors – in its decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.
United States
5 Feb 2016
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The Supreme Court's Recent Confirmation That Yearsley Derivative Sovereign Immunity Extends Beyond Public Works Projects
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of "Yearsley immunity" – a form of derivative sovereign immunity available to qualifying government contractors – in its decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.
United States
3 Feb 2016
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Export, Customs & Trade Enforcement Highlights, Summer 2006
Ingersoll-Rand Company of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. entered into a settlement agreement with BIS under which it will pay a $680,000 civil penalty to settle charges of improperly exporting diaphragm pumps, without the required license, to India and Israel, by misrepresenting facts on an SED, and acting with knowledge that a violation would occur.
United States
15 Sep 2006
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Export, Customs & Trade - Enforcement Highlights
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry of Security ("BIS"), announced on July 28, 2005 that the Chattanooga Group Inc. ("CGI"), a division of Encore Medical Corporation based in Hixson, Tennessee, will pay a $101,000 civil penalty to settle administrative charges that it committed 13 violations of the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") in connection with unauthorized exports of physical therapy equipment from the United States to Iran via Australia without the required export
United States
30 Nov 2005
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Your Competitors are Watching: False Claims and Customs Compliance
Although U.S. Customs and Border Protection has been consistently urging companies to develop written internal Customs compliance programs under Customs’ informed compliance/shared responsibility principles, a recent federal case has provided another reason for companies to implement or strengthen internal customs compliance controls—Qui Tam liability under the False Claims Act.
United States
12 Aug 2005
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ABCs of CBP: A Glossary of U.S. Customs Acronyms
Talking with Customs professionals can sometimes sound like a foreign language. Like many other agencies, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") has developed a host of acronyms, and more are being added on a regular basis. The goal of this article is to familiarize the reader with some of the key programs and tools currently offered by CBP. So that the next time your broker or compliance officer says, "I looked up the HTSUS code that I will need to wrap up my C-TPAT and ISA applications on
United States
8 Mar 2005
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Enforcement of Judgments in England
When an international business transaction goes bad because goods or services are not paid for or monies lent are not repaid, creditors can often be left with a shortfall when they discover that the only assets the debtor owns are outside their local jurisdiction where such assets, which could satisfy a judgment, may be difficult to attack or are at risk of dissipating quickly without a trace (since there may be no interim freezing of assets
UK
9 Feb 2005
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