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Kells
A homeowner is entitled to defend himself and his property from home intruders, but only to a reasonable degree.
Dentons
Amidst the media and political storm engulfing the Prime Minister's Office over its handling of the ongoing SNC-Lavalin proceedings, the conviction of two businessmen on charges of bribing foreign public officials in India appears to have crept under the radar.
Bennett Jones LLP
In Canada, corporate criminal liability is increasingly becoming an area of focus for regulators, law enforcement officers, and the public. As stories of corporate wrongdoing have generated media
Blaney McMurtry LLP
A surprising number of pharmacies and pharmacists are fraudulently overbilling the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program for millions of dollars and they are largely getting away with it.
Ogier
In the long-awaited decision of Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company ('AHAB') v SAAD Investments Company Limited (In Official Liquidation) (SICL) and Others,[1] the Cayman Court ('the Court')
VGC Law Firm
Recently, while dealing with an anticipatory bail application filed under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Kerala High Court has, in Joy V.S v. State of Kerala B.A No. 8741 of 2018 (decided on March 5, 2019) ...
Dillon Eustace
The Supreme Court also referred to other evidence put forward by Mr. Casey to support his argument of officially induced error.
BCL Solicitors LLP
On 22 September 2014, Tesco plc announced to the market that it had overstated its income for the first half of the financial year by £250m due to the accelerated recognition of income and delayed accrual of costs.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli explains why an HMRC crackdown on estate agents must be seen as a warning to those working in property sales to tackle money laundering.
WilmerHale
On 7 February 2019, the UK National Crime Agency announced that it had, for the first time, successfully used its powers of account freezing orders to forfeit over £400,000 from three UK bank accounts suspected of harbouring dirty money.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, explains that introducing compliance procedures can be of value even after a company has come under investigation.
Day Pitney LLP
As we reported here and here, the DOJ has been keen on limiting the use of guidance documents to govern its prosecution decisions.
Day Pitney LLP
U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted a motion for summary judgment filed by two Jane Does ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued a fraud alert notifying the public of an ongoing phone scam whereby scammers dupe their victims
Morrison & Foerster LLP
David Anderson, the recently appointed United States Attorney for the Northern District of California, has announced a corporate fraud "strike force" designed to pursue ...
Day Pitney LLP
U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied the motions to suppress filed by Sebastian Pinto-Thomaz and Jeremy Millul in their prosecution...
Day Pitney LLP
In Timbs v. Indiana, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on excessive fines applies to the states.
McDermott Will & Emery
On February 11, 2019, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a group of relators' qui tam suit against Crawford County Memorial Hospital for failure to meet the pleading standards required
Caplin & Drysdale
The criminal charges of more than 50 individuals, including parents and college athletic coaches, arising from an alleged fraudulent scheme to secure choice slots for their children at elite colleges, has rocked the world of college admissions.
Orrick
Il 31 gennaio 2019 è entrata in vigore la Legge 9 gennaio 2019, n. 3 "Misure per il contrasto dei reati contro la pubblica amministrazione,
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Vaish Associates Advocates
That is how, in a private complaint case, the accused will have two cross-examinations.
Arnold & Porter
If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
Singh & Associates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in its recent judgment of Social Action Forum for Manav Adhikar and Another v Union of India Ministry of Law and Justice and Others revisited the important issue relating to ...
Bennett Jones LLP
After 13 months of negotiations, the United States, Mexico and Canada have concluded the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The Government of Canada is seeking to amend its current policy on debarment (consultation administering Canada's expanded "integrity regime").
Gilchrist Connell
This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
IndusLaw
The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (the "Act") was recently amended by the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 (the "Amendment Act").
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