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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A divided SEC affirmed an earlier ruling by an administrative judge that the SEC Division of Enforcement did not demonstrate sufficiently that a former trader had engaged in insider trading.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a recent opinion, Hsu v. ODN Holding Corp. (Del. Ch. April 25, 2017), the Delaware Court of Chancery refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that the company's directors and others breached...
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.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
There are medical mishaps that have been deemed "Never Events" by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This term refers generally to preventable occurrences so egregious that they should never occur.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC charged a research scientist with insider trading in relation to allegations that he traded on confidential information obtained from his wife.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The UK's new corporate offence of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion is quite a mouthful, but the title does do a pretty accurate job of describing the offence.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
unanimous Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the Securities and Exchange Commission's power to recover ill-gotten profits from misconduct, also known as "disgorgement," is subject to a five-year statute of limitations.
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
It is an age-old principle of corporate law: corporations can act only through their agents. Ensley v. City of Nashville, 61 Tenn. 144, 146 (1872)
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Microsoft and Wal-Mart recently announced that their organizations recognize the value of having a uniform international standard across their organizations to combat bribery, and will now be seeking ISO 37001 Certification ("Certification").
Poyner Spruill LLP
On February 8, 2017, the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published new guidance titled "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs" (Compliance Guidance), ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In Lynn v. Tatitlek Support Services, Inc., the plaintiffs appealed a summary judgment at the California Court of Appeal granted to Tatitlek Support Services, Inc. in a wrongful death action ...
Day Pitney LLP
Contents: U.S. Department of Justice Extends Its FCPA "Pilot Program"; DOJ Persists – And So Far Prevails – in Two New Warrant Applications for Users' Content Stored Abroad; Cybersecurity Disclosure Might Become Law
WilmerHale
On Monday 13 March the Financial Times, in an article titled 'UK economic crime agencies given fitness test', reported on comments made by the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, alluding to a review of the agencies tasked with tackling financial crime.
Farella Braun & Martel
Recent corporate guilty pleas can be expected to have serious implications for the individual executives and employees alleged to have been involved in the conduct under scrutiny.
WilmerHale
On 17 January 2017, Sir Brian Leveson, the President of the Queen's Bench Division, declared that the proposed Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") between the SFO and Rolls-Royce plc and Rolls-Royce Energy Systems Inc (together, "Rolls-Royce") was in the interests of justice and that its terms were fair, reasonable, and proportionate.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 6 December 2016, in Salman v. United States, the US Supreme Court ("Court") affirmed the insider trading conviction of a defendant who traded on inside information after receiving it....
Ropes & Gray LLP
Colleen Conry, Ropes & Gray government enforcement partner, provides insights on what to expect with enforcement activity under the Trump administration and a Jeff Sessions led Department of Justice.
BakerHostetler
2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ")...
WilmerHale
After a decline in recent years of the use of external monitors to oversee post-resolution remediation, 2016 saw a marked uptick in their use.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
2016 also was notable for the level of international cooperation on anti-corruption matters.
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The UK's new corporate offence of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion is quite a mouthful, but the title does do a pretty accurate job of describing the offence.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The UK government has announced plans to create the first-ever International Anti-Corruption Co-ordination Centre.
WilmerHale
On 17 January 2017, Sir Brian Leveson, the President of the Queen's Bench Division, declared that the proposed Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") between the SFO and Rolls-Royce plc and Rolls-Royce Energy Systems Inc (together, "Rolls-Royce") was in the interests of justice and that its terms were fair, reasonable, and proportionate.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In Lynn v. Tatitlek Support Services, Inc., the plaintiffs appealed a summary judgment at the California Court of Appeal granted to Tatitlek Support Services, Inc. in a wrongful death action ...
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
It is an age-old principle of corporate law: corporations can act only through their agents. Ensley v. City of Nashville, 61 Tenn. 144, 146 (1872)
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Microsoft and Wal-Mart recently announced that their organizations recognize the value of having a uniform international standard across their organizations to combat bribery, and will now be seeking ISO 37001 Certification ("Certification").
Ropes & Gray LLP
Latin American countries continue to be a source of potentially lucrative investment opportunities for U.S. and multinational corporations.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
What a difference six months makes. Earlier this year, it was widely reported that Congress was closer than ever to passing significant federal criminal sentencing reform on a wide bipartisan basis.
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...
Foley Hoag LLP
Today, January 11, is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, and therefore a good time to revisit some recent litigation developments.
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