Mondaq USA: Criminal Law
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
How have appellate courts applied the Supreme Court's ruling in Escobar?
Withers LLP
The investigation leading to the arrests began in 2015.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Sellers of a vineyard were exonerated of a claim for fraud because they "could not be held liable for nondisclosure in the absence of evidence they had actual knowledge of the facts to be disclosed."
Proskauer Rose LLP
With the Court declining to review, this important pair of rulings about the breadth of CFAA liability will stand.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Given the uptick in global awareness and enforcement of anti-bribery and corruption laws, most U.S.-based health care companies are attuned to the risks associated with legal infractions...
Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC
The immediate reaction from the association board of directors was that the pool was private, not public.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC charged an investment advisor with fraud for allegedly misleading investors about fund performance.
Day Pitney LLP
Dan Wenner and Danielle Corcione authored an article, "Escobar's Effect On False Claims Act Qui Tam Actions; Region By Region," for Business Crimes Bulletin, an ALM publication ...
Day Pitney LLP
In a Statement on Cybersecurity, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton described the SEC's involvement with and approach to cybersecurity and related incidents.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Anyone faced with a claim or a loss will look for someone else to pay the claim or bear the loss.
Reed Smith
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued a well-reasoned decision that takes the rare step of overruling a jury finding of False Claims Act liability, and erasing the damages award ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 28, 2017, Alere Inc. ("Alere"), a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of medical diagnostic and testing equipment, submitted an Offer of Settlement to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ...
Reed Smith
With Bexis having originally conceived the preemption argument that became Buckman Co. v. Plaintiffs Legal Committee, 531 U.S. 341 (2001)...
Mayer Brown
Should whistleblowers be permitted to recover hundreds of millions of dollars when the Government steadfastly insists that the factual underpinnings of a False Claims Act relator's allegations are flatly incorrect?
Jones Day
Courts have repeatedly recognized that not all trading on material, nonpublic information runs afoul of insider trading law.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As its name implies, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") was designed to prevent U.S. companies from engaging in foreign bribery.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Along with the anti-bribery provisions, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") contains accounting provisions that apply to publicly traded companies.
In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, another potential disaster lies waiting for those who apply for relief funds or assist in recovery efforts: criminal prosecution and/or civil litigation.
McDermott Will & Emery
Like its sister cases, the relator in Par Pharmaceutical alleged that the defendant caused the submission of false claims to the Medicaid program via an unlawful prescription-switching scheme.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 21, 2017, the North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") released a survey on senior citizens and financial exploitation. The survey of the state securities...
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Massachusetts lawmakers have returned from summer recess and are preparing to tackle a robust legislative agenda this fall.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 18, 2017, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, Joel R. Levin, announced the creation of a dedicated criminal Health Care Fraud Unit.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The recent indictment of at least 10 individuals associated with college basketball should alert every university, and many businesses, to the importance of operating strong ethics and compliance programs...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Having found that hiQ's claims were not preempted under the CFAA, the court then went on to address the potential merits of hiQ's claims under state law.
Jones Day
Courts have repeatedly recognized that not all trading on material, nonpublic information runs afoul of insider trading law.
Miller Friel
Two recent decisions by two different federal courts interpreting "Computer Fraud" insurance coverage reveal the limitations of cyber insurance in a rapidly changing cybersecurity landscape.
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