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Barnes & Thornburg
Union corruption probes, unfortunately, continue to make headlines.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On August 1, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan released its decision in American Tooling Center, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC agreed to settle charges with a former hedge fund analyst accused of trading on nonpublic information (see previous coverage).
Fenwick & West LLP
On Friday, August 4, 2017, a federal court jury in Brooklyn, New York, found Martin Shkreli, former CEO of biopharmaceutical company Retrophin, guilty on three of eight counts of securities fraud.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As reported by the New York Times in an article dated July 13, 2017, in an effort to crack down on fraud and abuse, and with a particular focus on opioids, the Department of Justice is charging 412 individuals for collectively defrauding the government of around $1.3 billion.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A U.S. Appeals Court ruled that compelled testimony is not admissible in U.S. criminal proceedings, regardless of whether it was obtained lawfully in a foreign jurisdiction.
McDermott Will & Emery
This is so even when the testimony was compelled by a foreign government in full accordance with its own law." Id. at 38.
Ice Miller LLP
The U.S. Department of Justice announced yesterday the formation of a new Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Creating a potential new impediment for collaboration between UK and US investigators, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 5 July 2017, Shearman & Sterling published its bi-annual FCPA Digest: Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, covering developments in FCPA...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On July 27, 2017, the SEC charged the Halliburton Company and a former Halliburton Vice President and manager of business operations in Angola with violating the FCPA's books...
Jones Day
Companies with no physical presence in the United States may be subjected to prosecution.
Day Pitney LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was quite busy in July. It issued three WCR-worthy opinions.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Following a flurry of corporate settlements in the final days of the Obama Administration, enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has been relatively quiet.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The DOJ secured an important victory for its FCPA enforcement efforts on July 27, 2017, when a Manhattan jury found Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty on six counts related to a bribery scheme.
Duane Morris LLP
In yet another modification by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") to Obama administration policies, on July 19, 2017, Attorney General Jefferson Sessions announced a policy reviving the criticized civil asset forfeiture practice that allows the DOJ to forfeit assets seized by state or local law enforcement.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Judge Friedman's narrow focus on the materiality requirement implies that Escobar may not open the door for such theories as wide as many observers initially thought.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") penalized ExxonMobil Corp. and two of its U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, "ExxonMobil") $2 million for violations of the Ukraine-Related Sanctions Regulations.
Orrick
A multi-office group of Orrick partners have authored a guide on the key provisions of French, US and UK anticorruption law
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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Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The DOJ secured an important victory for its FCPA enforcement efforts on July 27, 2017, when a Manhattan jury found Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty on six counts related to a bribery scheme.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") penalized ExxonMobil Corp. and two of its U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, "ExxonMobil") $2 million for violations of the Ukraine-Related Sanctions Regulations.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On July 24, 2017, the United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office announced that it had opened an investigation into the mining giant Rio Tinto PLC after the company allegedly made payments to a contractor in Guinea ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Did someone steal your tax return? You are not alone.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On July 27, 2017, the SEC charged the Halliburton Company and a former Halliburton Vice President and manager of business operations in Angola with violating the FCPA's books...
McDermott Will & Emery
We reported back in March on the US District Court for the District of Columbia's summary judgment decision in the Lance Armstrong/Floyd Landis/USPS FCA litigation, centered on Lance Armstrong's use of PEDs...
Ice Miller LLP
Yesterday, websites for the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Howard County (Maryland) and the town of Brookhaven (New York) were replaced with an ISIS message.
Jones Day
Almost two years after Sally Yates, then Deputy Attorney General, issued a memorandum regarding individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing, the effects of the so-called Yates Memo...
BakerHostetler
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