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Stacks Law Firm
The idea of executive powers being counterbalanced by the law stems from the trial of King Charles I of England in 1649.
Marque Lawyers
These proposed reforms will significantly lower the bar for corporate prosecutions for foreign bribery in Australia.
Stacks Law Firm
Drivers should be aware of the 2 km rule, which is invoked by police as a basis for issuing fines and demerit points.
HBA Legal
With abortion still considered a crime in NSW, many have labelled the current position as 'archaic' and 'out of touch'.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
According to new tendencies of prosecution authorities, the practical scope of the VbVG could expand in the future.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A St. Catharines vet has been charged with 16 counts of animal cruelty including right indictable counts of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal, and eight indictable counts of failing
KRYS Global
Many sophisticated fraudsters use offshore bank accounts and corporate vehicles to conceal their proceeds of fraud.
In response to the wave of revelations of corruption in government contracting in Latin America, Ecuador's Public Procurement Service announced at the outset of June that it is in the process of...
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
With the proliferation of official investigations into international bribery allegations in recent years, as well as the huge fines imposed as a consequence of such investigations, much of the attention of the compliance community has lately been focused on anti-bribery efforts.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Is Eating In Public During The Day Over Ramadan A Crime In The UAE?
Jones Day
The Eleventh Circuit adopted an approach that could conflict with other courts' treatment of the FCA's intent requirement.
Holland & Knight
Dan Small, partner and prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, joined Boston Public Radio to talk about the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Our colleague Rebecca Zeidel just published a terrific blog posting on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Kokesh v. SEC, in which the Court imposed a five-year statute of limitations on ...
Melinda Haag, leader of Orrick's Global Litigation Business Unit and former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, recently appeared on KQED News to discuss former FBI Director...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") held that 28 U.S.C. § 2462's ("Section 2462") five-year limitations period for the enforcement of penalties applies to claims for disgorgement...
The Supreme Court held unanimously last week in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 16—529 (2017), that the SEC's often used disgorgement remedy was a penalty subject to,,,
Jones Day
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that the False Claims Act's intent requirement can be met even if the underlying regulation that the defendant allegedly violated is ambiguous.
Foley & Lardner
As we have previously chronicled, the STOCK Act explicitly applies federal insider trading laws to congressional members and staffers.
Galante & Martins
El ciudadano debe estar atento y preocupado. Derogar o no el delito de abuso de funciones no ubica la discusión del tema correctamente.
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The consultation paper suggests that Government will crack down on phoenix activity and corporate restructuring rorts.
Stacks Law Firm
Celebrity criminals may be offered huge amounts of money to tell their story, but they can't profit from their crime.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Queensland Government has announced that it will introduce a new criminal offence of 'negligence causing death'.
Accountants are encouraged to speak up if they uncover or suspect fraud, corruption, bribery or money laundering.
With the AFP focus on foreign bribery and corruption, companies should examine their anti-bribery compliance programs.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Every day, companies are being formed around the world for a variety of reasons. Incorporation produces a corporate entity which is separate from its owners, with its own legal rights and obligations.
Clayton Utz
This are common questions: What do I need to show a law firm to verify my identity - and how often do I need to show it?
Stacks Law Firm
Despite the best endeavours of her defence team, the jury found that she had contravened the 1735 Witchcraft Act in 1944.
Stacks Law Firm
Police and lawyers use electronic surveillance and on-the-spot downloads from devices as basic tools in criminal trials.
Vinod Kothari & Co.
This article shall deal with material FAQs on Section 14 of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002.
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