Mondaq USA: Criminal Law
Sedgwick LLP
Yesterday, we began our analysis of the Chief Justice's question patterns in civil cases from 2008 through 2016. Today, we address the Chief Justice's patterns in criminal cases.
Fenwick & West LLP
On June 7, the U.S. Department of Justice arrested Isaac Choi, the founder and former chief executive of the Silicon Valley startup, WrkRiot, on wire fraud charges.
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.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Bank Secrecy Act requires firms to submit SARs to FinCEN when suspicious transactional activity is identified.
Duane Morris LLP
On May 12, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum, dated May 10, 2017, ordering stricter charging and sentencing policies to the Department of Justice in conducting federal prosecutions.
On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Honeycutt v. United States (No. 16-142), holding that a criminal defendant can be held liable to forfeit only crime proceeds...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Toward the end of HBO's legendary television series, The Sopranos, a classic racketeering scheme is presented.
Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello
The legal commentariat seems to have settled on the view that newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will fill the seat left by the late Justice Antonin Scalia...
On May 24, 2017, the SEC for the first time brought charges based on allegations of insider trading on confidential government information.
Bowditch & Dewey
In April, the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) released amendments to the regulations governing access to and the use of information maintained in the Commonwealth's...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Ryan Rohlfsen, Ropes & Gray government enforcement partner, analyzes the first year of the U.S. Department of Justice's FCPA Pilot Program.
Reed Smith
The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently entered a fraudulent joinder order that is worth highlighting because it applies a fraudulent joinder standard that we think should apply more broadly.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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...
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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Read the latest edition of Red Notice, a monthly update on global investigations and prosecutions that cross multiple jurisdictions. Red Notice focuses on developments related to anticorruption...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Against this landscape, we summarize below some recent significant decisions regarding FCA actions premised on risk minimization or benefit overstatement.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The DOJ enacted the Pilot Program in early 2016. It was part of a long running effort by the DOJ to provide more transparency and consistency into how it addresses, investigates and resolves cases.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Overpayments to healthcare providers receiving Medicare reimbursements are at risk of civil and criminal enforcement action if not attuned to a particular reimbursement rule and diligent...
Jones Day
Federal circuit courts had issued divergent rulings as to whether the SEC's disgorgement measures constituted a punitive or a remedial action.
Day Pitney LLP
Massachusetts-based electronic health records (EHR) vendor eClinicalWorks (ECW) and several of its employees will pay nearly $155 million to settle allegations that it violated federal law...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Michael Lampert, Ropes & Gray health care partner, discusses fraud and abuse law application to value-based health care arrangements.
Pryor Cashman LLP
On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion holding that disgorgement imposed by the SEC is a "penalty" subject to a five-year statute of limitations.
Day Pitney LLP
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a Memorandum for All Federal Prosecutors to outline the charging and sentencing policy of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
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