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Latest FCA Settlement Involving Massachusetts Lab Highlights Federal/State Cooperation
Late last month the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut issued a press release regarding the latest False Claims Act (FCA) settlement involving the healthcare industry
United States
17 Jul 2019
IRS Criminal Investigation Update: The "New" Voluntary Disclosure Practice
In September 2018, the IRS closed its OVDP, which had, in various forms and at various times since 2009, provided a mechanism for taxpayers with undisclosed foreign accounts to come clean and avoid criminal liability.
United States
2 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Revives False Claims Act Suit By Applying "Government Knowledge" Statute Of Limitations
The United States declined to intervene, and the complaint was dismissed as untimely.
United States
6 Jun 2019
Partner Matt Miller Publishes Article On Minimizing Litigation Risk In Cybersecurity Audits
Data breaches have become an all-consuming topic of late. Stories about data theft dominate political headlines, boardroom discussions and family meetings around the dinner table.
United States
3 Jun 2019
Court Warns Government Agencies Against Directing Internal Company Investigations
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently criticized government agencies for outsourcing their investigation to the target company,
United States
29 May 2019
DOJ Criminal Division Publishes Guidance On Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs
This week the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division released revised guidance on the "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs."
United States
20 May 2019
DOJ Issues New Guidance On False Claims Act Investigation Cooperation Credit
The Department of Justice Civil Division this week issued a long-awaited policy regarding the circumstances under which companies and individuals can receive cooperation credit in False Claims Act investigations.
United States
16 May 2019
Minimizing Risk And Liability From Man-In-The-Middle Attacks (Or, How To Keep Your Company's Wire Transfers From Going Awry)
Imagine this scenario: you've had a productive and mutually advantageous ongoing contractual relationship of several years with another party.
United States
16 May 2019
Trends In Securities Enforcement Discussed At BBA's White Collar Conference
We have been writing about white-collar enforcement trends discussed at the Boston Bar Association's recent White Collar Crime Conference (see here and here). Today we look
United States
16 May 2019
Government Attorneys Discuss Health Care Enforcement Priorities At BBA White Collar Crime Conference
Opioids, off-label marketing, and the home health industry will remain priorities for federal and state attorneys enforcing health care laws
United States
14 May 2019
Two More Pharma Companies Resolve Co-Pay Foundation Kickback Claims – Prosecutors Continue Pursuit Of Similar Cases
Federal and state prosecutors recently convened at the Boston Bar Association's White Collar Crime Conference to discuss, among other topics, health care enforcement priorities.
United States
14 May 2019
Supreme Court Extends Securities Fraud Liability To Knowing Dissemination Of False Statements Made By Others
Recently, in Lorenzo v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 17-1077, the Supreme Court held that an investment banker had committed securities fraud by copying and pasting false statements.
United States
1 May 2019
But No One Goes To Jail For Insider Trading, Right? Wrong
Schultz "Jason" Chan, former director of biostatistics at Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA), was sentenced to three years in prison following his conviction for insider trading.
United States
14 Nov 2018
New Law Provides Free Credit Freezes And Year-Long Fraud Alerts
As summarized nicely in the FTC FAQs below, there is a new law, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
United States
8 Oct 2018
FCPA Liability For Foreign Individuals – The Second Circuit Enforces Some Limits
In the recent, long-awaited decision in United States v. Hoskins1, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected the expansive interpretation of FCPA jurisdiction over foreign...
United States
4 Sep 2018
Exxonmobil's AG Claims Are Dismissed — What A Shock!
Yesterday, Judge Valerie Caproni dismissed claims brought by ExxonMobil against New York Attorney General Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Healey.
United States
5 Apr 2018
Defending False Claims Act Cases: Two New Tools Under The Trump Administration
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.
United States
14 Mar 2018
Supreme Court Invalidates SEC Expansion Of Who Can Be A Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank Act
On Wednesday February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court rejected a Securities Exchange Commission regulation that sought to expand the definition of a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act, and thereby resolved a split in the Circuit Courts.
United States
28 Feb 2018
Trump Administration Announces Sanctions Pursuant To The Global Magnitsky Act
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 ...
United States
28 Dec 2017
New FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy Incentivizes Corporate Voluntary Self-Disclosure And Cooperation
Under the new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy recently released by the Department of Justice ("DOJ"), when a company has voluntarily self-disclosed misconduct ...
United States
27 Dec 2017
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