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US Corporate Law News: Appellate Ruling Curtails FCPA Accomplice, Conspiracy Liability
On August 24, 2018 the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected the Department of Justice's expansive jurisdictional theory of prosecution in United States v. Hosk
United States
24 Sep 2018
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Criminal Record Screening Policies Continue To Raise Important Multi-Jurisdictional Compliance Issues
Employers that use criminal record screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws.
United States
23 Sep 2018
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Affiliated Broker-Dealers Settle SEC Charges In Connection With Operation Of Dark Pool
Two affiliated broker-dealers agreed to settle SEC charges for allegedly misleading institutional customers regarding the operation of a dark pool.
United States
23 Sep 2018
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New Commission Moves Quickly On Enforcement
Within a week of the ceremonial swearing in of its last commissioner, the now fully formed Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued 17 enforcement orders and filed one complaint.
United States
20 Sep 2018
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First Conviction In The United States For FATCA Violations
The former head of an offshore bank pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States by intentionally circumventing the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"). His guilty...
United States
20 Sep 2018
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Top 10 International Anti-Corruption Developments For August 2018
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,...
United States
20 Sep 2018
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United Technologies Hit With $13.9 Million Fine For Making Illicit Payments
On September 12, 2018, the United Technologies Corporation reached a $13.9 million resolution with the SEC over allegations that it violated the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions ...
United States
20 Sep 2018
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Northern District Of California Finds Scienter And Individual Reliance Adequately Pleaded, But Stresses That Issues Respecting Class-Wide Reliance Remain To Be Considered
On September 7, 2018, Judge Charles Breyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion to dismiss a second amended putative class action complaint on behalf of Volkswagen bondholders ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
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Industry Impact From Criminal Verdict In Pipeline Oil Spill
On September 7, 2018, a jury in a California state court found Plains All American Pipeline guilty on 9 criminal counts ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
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"Ban The Box" Turns 20: Decoding The Current Framework
Twenty years ago, on a warm summer day, Hawaii enacted a restriction on employer inquiries into an applicant's work history until after a conditional offer of employment
United States
18 Sep 2018
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Cryptocurrencies Continue To Enter Traditional Areas Of Financial Crimes
New developments show criminals continue to abuse cryptocurrencies in the traditional areas of theft, fraud and extortion.
United States
18 Sep 2018
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Kevin Garnett Sues Accountant
Retired basketball star Kevin Garnett is suing his accountant, Michael Wertheim, alleging that he helped wealth manager Charles Banks IV steal $77 million from Garnett.
United States
18 Sep 2018
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Federal District Court Confirms That Securities Laws Apply To Initial Coin Offerings
The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of New York ruled that virtual currencies issued through an initial coin offering ("ICO") may constitute securities under the Securities Act and Exchange Act.
United States
17 Sep 2018
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Multinational Corporation Settles FCPA Charges
A Connecticut-based multinational corporation agreed to pay $13.9 million to settle SEC charges for violating the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
17 Sep 2018
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SEC Charges Short Seller With Misleading Investors
The SEC charged a hedge funder adviser, his investment advisory firm and a Delaware-based company in a scheme to manipulate a stock price.
United States
17 Sep 2018
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SEC Charges Broker For Misusing Access To Customers' Brokerage Accounts
The SEC filed charges against a New Jersey-based broker for allegedly misusing his access to customers' brokerage accounts to enrich himself and two of his family members at the expense of his customers.
United States
17 Sep 2018
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TTAB Test: Is "BIRTHPLACE OF THE AMERICAN BIKER" Merely Descriptive Of Clothing?
Biker Clothing Company petitioned to cancel a registration for the mark BIRTHPLACE OF THE AMERICAN BIKER for "Clothing, namely, t-shirts, sweaters, scarves, bandanas, jackets," on the grounds of fraud
United States
17 Sep 2018
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Insys Announces Settlement-In-Principle With DOJ Over Alleged Subsys Kickback Scheme
Last month, Insys Therapeutics, Inc. announced that it reached a settlement-in-principle with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to settle claims ...
United States
17 Sep 2018
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Down But Not Out: Second Circuit's Hoskins decision Narrows But Does Not Eliminate FCPA Liability For Non-Resident Foreign Nationals Acting Outside US
A recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision curtailed the broad theory of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) liability asserted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
United States
17 Sep 2018
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Down But Not Out: Second Circuit's Hoskins Decision Narrows But Does Not Eliminate FCPA Liability For Non-Resident Foreign Nationals Acting Outside US
A recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision curtailed the broad theory of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) liability asserted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
United States
17 Sep 2018
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