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DOJ Announces New FCA Policy
On May 6, 2019, Assistant Attorney General (Civil) Joseph Hunt announced a new DOJ policy for incentivizing companies and individuals to voluntarily disclose false claims to the government,
United States
28 May 2019
DOJ Assistant FCPA Chief Discusses "Meat-And-Potatoes" Cases, A "Global Awakening" And The Impact Of New Technologies On Evaluations Of Corporate Compliance
The Assistant Chief of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division, Fraud Section's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit spoke at an event presented by Dow Jones Risk & Compliance on Tuesday, March 12.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Red Notice Newsletter June 2018
On June 28, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to its whistleblower award process for the first time since the program was announced in 2010.
13 Jul 2018
Civil Litigation Risks For Offerors Of Digital Tokens And Cryptocurrencies
Organizational distinctions or statements of nonaffiliation do not necessarily preclude liability or personal involvement in civil litigation
5 Apr 2018
Department Of Justice Memorandum Provides Guidance For Evaluating Dismissal Of Qui Tam FCA Cases
Over the last four months, two federal courts have issued decisions in False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam cases in which Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP represented the defendants ...
United States
30 Jan 2018
DOJ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Announces FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy
The voluntary disclosure of a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violation, "full cooperation" in an ensuing investigation, and timely and appropriate remediation, will create a presumption...
United States
4 Dec 2017
Red Notice Newsletter - September 2017
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), ...
United States
6 Oct 2017
Red Notice Newsletter - December 2016
On December 27, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit ruled 2­1 that the SEC's process for hiring administrative­-law judges violates the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
United States
3 Jan 2017
District Of Columbia Court Of Appeals Adopts FRE 702 As The Legal Standard For The Admissibility Of Expert Testimony
The D.C. Court of Appeals has adopted Federal Rule of Evidence 702 as the legal standard for determining the admissibility of expert testimony in the District of Columbia in all cases that have not yet begun trial.
United States
24 Oct 2016
President Obama Signs The Toxic Substances Control Act Modernization Act
Since its passage in 1976, TSCA has been widely criticized—by industry and environmental groups alike—for its perceived inefficacy.
United States
30 Jun 2016
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