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White Collar Roundup: Materiality, Brady, RICO & More (July 2017)
Sometimes when agents execute a search warrant, they don't consider the risks of being too aggressive and focus instead on gathering as much evidence as they can.
United States
12 Jul 2017
White Collar Roundup - June 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a Memorandum for All Federal Prosecutors to outline the charging and sentencing policy of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
United States
7 Jun 2017
White Collar Roundup - April 2017
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
United States
31 Mar 2017
White Collar Roundup - January 2017
Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the indictment of three Chinese defendants for hacking law firms.
United States
4 Jan 2017
White Collar Roundup - October 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Enforcement director, Andrew Ceresney, outlined the successes of the whistleblower program during a speech in Washington, D.C.
United States
4 Oct 2016
The False Claims Act After Escobar: A Three-Part Test
Stanley A Twardy Jr. and Liz Latif wrote an article, "The False Claims Act After Escobar: A Three-Part Test," for the Business Crimes Bulletin.
United States
12 Sep 2016
White Collar Roundup - September 2016
The Second Circuit held that in securities-fraud prosecutions, "[v]enue is proper not only in the district where telephonic or electronic materially fraudulent communications were initiated..."
United States
8 Sep 2016
White Collar Roundup - July 2016
In the case, defendant Melissa Beecroft was convicted of participating in a multimillion-dollar residential mortgage-fraud scheme in the Las Vegas area.
United States
6 Jul 2016
White Collar Roundup (May 2016)
The DOJ announced a one-year pilot program to handsomely reward companies that self-report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
16 May 2016
White Collar Roundup - May 2016
The DOJ announced a one-year pilot program to handsomely reward companies that self-report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
13 May 2016
White Collar Roundup - April 2016
A fractured majority of the U.S. Supreme Court held in Luis v. United States that the government cannot restrain untainted assets before conviction to prevent a criminal defendant from hiring counsel of choice.
United States
6 Apr 2016
White Collar Roundup - March 2016
What Makes Forfeiture Excessive?
United States
2 Mar 2016
White Collar Roundup - February 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Salman v. United States to address what the government must prove to win an insider-trading case.
United States
8 Feb 2016
White Collar Roundup - December 2015
In a speech at an American Bar Association conference, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates highlighted changes that will be made to the U.S. Attorney's Manual (USAM) relating primarily to the Filip factors, which govern the considerations attorneys at the Department of Justice (DOJ) are to analyze when deciding whether to bring charges against organizations.
United States
2 Dec 2015
White Collar Roundup - September 2015
In United States v. Cosme, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the government could not seize and hold assets in connection with criminal conduct...
United States
8 Sep 2015
The U.S. Normalizes Relations with Cuba: What Does It Mean For The Existing Sanctions Regime And The Prospect Of Economic Expansion Into The Country?
Following more than 50 years of Cold War acrimony with Cuba, President Obama announced last week that the United States will normalize relations with the country.
United States
23 Dec 2014
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