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Devry Smith Frank LLP
If you remember "Crane Girl", an adventure-seeking woman by the name of Marisa Lazo who scaled a crane in April last year, you may have noticed she is in the news this morning.
Miller Thomson LLP
Finally, with elimination of the "facilitation payment" exemption, a little-known loophole in Canada's foreign anti-corruption law has been closed.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Nov. 14, 2017, six months after the so-called Sapin II law1 entered into force in France...
Stephenson Harwood
The internet has presented fraudsters with a range of new ways to trick and scam unsuspecting consumers and companies. Most people are familiar with the "classic" scams ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
2017 was an important year for the UK's SFO. The Government's plan to merge the SFO with the National Crime Agency was scrapped, seemingly securing the SFO's future as an independent investigator and prosecutor.
Shepherd & Wedderburn
The Secretary of State has used its power under the Digital Economy Act 2017 to create a new criminal offence targeting ticket bots.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 11, 2017, the U.K. Government published a U.K. Anti-Corruption Strategy 2017 to 2022 setting out how the U.K. Government intends to combat corruption over the next five years.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein recently announced a revision to the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") policy on corporate enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
WilmerHale
This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the FCPA. Since its enactment in 1977, the DOJ has brought approximately 300 FCPA enforcement actions, while the SEC has brought approximately 200 cases.
Mayer Brown
On December 26, 2017, defendant Gilead Sciences Inc. filed a petition for certiorari (case number 17-936), requesting the Supreme Court to review a major Ninth Circuit False Claims Act ...
Jones Day
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a recent decision in Coyne v. Amgen, Inc., 17-1522-cv, added to the growing body of case law enforcing the False Claims Act's ("FCA")...
Vinson & Elkins LLP
On Wednesday before a crowd of legal and compliance professionals attending the American Conference Institute's 34th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington, D.C...
Baker & McKenzie
On November 29, 2017, in his speech at the 34th International Conference on the FCPA in the Washington, DC metropolitan area ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
There are many competing business and legal considerations that can shape corporate record retention policies. Federal and state governments have enacted statutes ...
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brattle Principals Paul Hinton and George Oldfield have co-authored an article on Law360 discussing the use of criminal prosecution to police trading practices in institutional financial markets.
WilmerHale
False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries topped $3.7 billion in fiscal year 2017, marking the eighth straight year of annual recoveries in excess of $3 billion.
Reed Smith
The defendants have been ordered to pay $501,895 and may not participate in the prize promotion business or misrepresent any good or service.
Withers LLP
On December 19, 2017, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a lower court's dismissal of a class action lawsuit claiming that the NYSE and NASDAQ, among other exchanges, violated trading rules...
Reed Smith
Last week we posted about the need to consider the level of detail and specificity you include in any filing. We happened to stumble across another case that prompted a word to the wise – proofread, proofread, proofread.
Dentons
On December 20, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13818, implementing sanctions under the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act ("Global Magnitsky Act").
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The Indian Government's crackdown on black money continues unabated and a spate of prosecutions have been launched in the recent times under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This Bill implements recommendations of the CCC's recent inquiry into local government corruption and integrity issues.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Stacks Law Firm
All Australian states and territories now use both fixed and mobile automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) systems.
Carroll & O'Dea
The article explains notices of suspension, drink driving offences, and the Traffic Offenders Intervention Program.
Stacks Law Firm
Abolishing rego stickers was initially a cost-cutting measure, but the infringement fines caused an influx of revenue.
Holding Redlich
This bulletin has links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation of interest to Queensland government lawyers.
Bartier Perry
All levels of government must exercise the utmost care, in order to ensure that they avoid appearing at ICAC hearings.
McCullough Robertson
Business should review all WHS processes and procedures, and check their insurance policies for appropriate coverage.
Holding Redlich
Article provides an update for various aspects of law including in media, in practice and courts, cases and legislation.
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