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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
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
New York's Highest Court Holds That Medical Practices That Cede Too Much Control To MSOs Are "Fraudulently Incorporated" And Ineligible To Be Reimbursed By No-Fault Automobile Insurers
On June 11, 2019, the New York Court of Appeals (the "Court")—the highest court in New York State—issued a rare opinion on the State's broad corporate practice of medicine prohibition
United States
5 Jul 2019
A "Pivotal Time" For The UK Serious Fraud Office: SFO Secures First Convictions Against Individuals And A Corporation For Bribery Offenses
In December 2014, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") secured its first criminal convictions against a number of individuals for offenses under the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") and, in a separate case, a corporation for offenses under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 (a predecessor to the Act).
United States
14 Jan 2015
Recent Developments In Successor Liability Under The FCPA And UK Bribery Act
On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") Opinion Procedure Release 14-02 (the "DOJ Opinion") that provides real-world guidance on DOJ’s application of FCPA successor liability principles.
United States
5 Dec 2014
Court Issues Rare Guidance On When State-Owned Enterprises Are "Instrumentalities" Of Foreign Governments
The Eleventh Circuit set forth a test for evaluating when the executives and employees of a company controlled by a government count as "foreign officials".
United States
30 May 2014
The SEC’s New Whistleblower Compensation Rules
On May 25, 2011, by a vote of 3 to 2, the SEC approved its whistleblower compensation rules substantially as proposed.
United States
6 Jun 2011
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
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
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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