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By Leila Gaafar
On 28 November 2018, Lisa Osofsky, Head of the UK Serious Fraud Office, delivered the keynote address at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington DC.
By Petal Walker
On August 28, 2018, the US Senate confirmed Dan Berkowitz (D) and Dawn Stump (R) as Commissioners of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission").
By Anna Gaudoin, Alison Geary
Speaking at The Lawyer's Managing Risk and Litigation 2018 Conference recently, Matthew Wagstaff, Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the SFO, outlined the agency's current priorities and future directions for 2019.
By Lloyd Firth
For the first time, the report presents a collective snapshot of the financial crime risks facing the UK's financial services sector.
By David Rundle
On 5 December Lisa Osofsky will have been in post as the Director of the Serious Fraud Office for 100 days.
By Georgina Whittington
It is easy to imagine the shockwaves if, for example, an estate agent or law firm were to be prosecuted.
By Laura Goodall, Michael Mugmon, Meghan Walsh
Second, the private sector must work cooperatively with law enforcement agencies on emerging security issues.
By WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
By John Ratliff, Anne Vallery, Itsiq Benizri
"Geo-blocking" is the practice whereby traders operating in a country block or limit access to their online interfaces, such as websites or apps, by customers from other countries wishing to engage in cross-border transactions.
By David S. Cohen, Sharon Cohen Levin, Ronald Meltzer, David Horn, Zachary Goldman
On November 28, the Treasury Department sanctioned two Iran-based individuals for exchanging bitcoin into Iranian rials on behalf of malicious cyber actors involved in the SamSam ransomware scheme.
By Natalie Hanlon Leh, Natalie R. Pous
As outlined in prior articles in this series, the Internet of Things (IoT), or the connection of a variety of devices to collect and exchange data through the internet, has broad potential to impact the automotive industry.
By Rachel Jacobson, Matthew F. Ferraro
Special Counsel Rachel Jacobson and Senior Associate Matthew Ferraro published an opinion piece in The Hill that explains the not widely known role Congress' defense policymakers have in preventing and responding to Western wildfires.
By David Bassett, Christine Duh
The US Supreme Court may soon resolve an issue that has sparked much debate since the enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act—namely, whether under the AIA, an inventor's sale of an invention to a third party ...
By Alison Geary
The Serious Fraud Office has come in for its fair share of criticism in recent years, but last month, in a New York court room, its judgment was vindicated.
By Franz Schwarz
This chapter provides an overview of topics and techniques to consider in the preparation and delivery of opening submissions in international arbitration.
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