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UK Government Publishes Economic Crime Plan For 2019-22
On 12 July 2019 the UK government published its Economic Crime Plan for 2019-22 (the "Economic Crime Plan" or the "Plan").
United States
26 Jul 2019
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Anti-Money Laundering: Law Commission Proposes Reforms To The SARs Regime
On 18 June 2019, the Law Commission published its report on reform of the UK's anti-money laundering ("AML") and terrorist financing ("CTF") regime.
United States
17 Jul 2019
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UK Starts European Union Withdrawal Process
The UK prime minister gave notice to the European Council yesterday of the UK's intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU).
UK
31 Mar 2017
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UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Should Hold Brexit Vote
The UK Supreme Court ruled today that the UK government must hold a parliamentary vote before triggering Article 50 to leave the European Union. The ruling confirmed the November 2016...
UK
25 Jan 2017
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Prime Minister Confirms That The UK Will Exit The EU Single Market
In a speech made this afternoon, Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the UK will leave the European Union (EU) and will not seek membership of the single market.
UK
17 Jan 2017
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Brexit: High Court Rules That Parliamentary Approval Is Required
In a case of fundamental constitutional importance, the High Court ruled this morning that the UK Government has no power to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union to withdraw from the European Union, without an Act of Parliament.
UK
5 Nov 2016
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Federal Jury Finds Lindsey Manufacturing Defendants Guilty On All Counts For FCPA Violations
In the closely watched trial of U.S. v. Lindsey Manufacturing Co., a federal jury has found the defendants guilty on all counts of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
 
24 May 2011
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Federal Jury Finds "Lindsey Manufacturing" Defendants Guilty On All Counts For FCPA Violations
In the closely watched trial of "U.S. v. Lindsey Manufacturing Co.", a federal jury has found the defendants guilty on all counts of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
 
19 May 2011
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Supreme Court Places A New Roadblock In The Way Of Qui Tam Relators
The False Claims Act’s "public disclosure bar" generally forecloses qui tam suits that are "based upon the public disclosure of allegations or transactions" in a governmental "report, hearing, audit, or investigation."
United States
 
18 May 2011
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FDA Chemist Charged With Trading On Confidential Information Related To Drug Approvals
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced on March 29, 2011, that civil and criminal proceedings are being brought against Cheng Yi Liang, a chemist employed by the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"), for alleged insider trading.
United States
13 May 2011
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The UK Bribery Act 2010: Recent Guidance For Commercial Organizations
On March 30, 2011, the British Ministry of Justice released its much-awaited guidance ("Guidance") for commercial organizations subject to the Bribery Act 2010 ("Act"), a sweeping restructuring of United Kingdom bribery law.
United States
13 May 2011
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Federal Judge Rules That Officers Of Foreign State-Owned Utilities Are Foreign Officials For Purposes Of FCPA Liability
On an issue being closely watched by the white-collar bar, a federal judge in Los Angeles has handed down an important ruling on the definition of "foreign official" within the meaning of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
13 May 2011
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