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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.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
These solicitations are typically received by U.S. Mail from U.S. and European locations.
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.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 5 June 2017, in Kokesh v. SEC, the US Supreme Court held unanimously that the ability of the SEC to seek disgorgement for violations of the federal securities laws is subject to a five-year statute of limitations.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 5 May 2017, in City of Dearborn Heights Act 345 Policy & Fire Retirement Sys. v. Align Technology, Inc., the federal appeals court based in California affirmed a lower court's dismissal of securities fraud claims...
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...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Truffles are renowned as one of the rarest delicacies in the world.
Carlton Fields
The Second Circuit recently rejected the "heightened" ascertainability requirement under Rule 23(b)(3), turning aside a challenge to a district court's certification of a securities fraud class action.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A federal judge in Michigan recently granted summary judgment to Travelers in American Tooling Center, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, Case No. 16-12108...
Farella Braun & Martel
The prosecution of Martin Shkreli, whom the BBC has called "the most hated man in America," reveals some important lessons about the Fourth Amendment protections against search and seizure...
Duane Morris LLP
On August 2, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of the Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit, a Department of Justice pilot program designed to combat the opioid-addiction epidemic ravaging parts of the country.
Jones Day
Companies with no physical presence in the United States may be subjected to prosecution.
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...
Day Pitney LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was quite busy in July. It issued three WCR-worthy opinions.
Orrick
A multi-office group of Orrick partners have authored a guide on the key provisions of French, US and UK anticorruption law
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 ...
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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...
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
Welcome to AD-ttorneys@law, BakerHostetler's new weekly publication focused on keeping you up to date on legal and regulatory developments in advertising, marketing and digital media.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
After a banner year in 2016 that included a record twenty-seven corporate enforcement actions, the two U.S. enforcement agencies, the DOJ and the SEC, continued this momentum over the course of...
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