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Cooperation Resulting In Waiver
Just days before a potentially landscape-altering hearing in a Miami federal courtroom at which lawyers were going to be forced to testify about the legal advice they had given their clients during the course of an internal investigation, the parties quietly backed into their own corners and the hearing was cancelled.
United States
7 Jan 2019
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DOJ Revises Policies To Encourage Corporate Cooperation In Civil And Criminal Cases
The DOJ revised its corporate enforcement policies to help companies achieve cooperation credit in civil and criminal cases without unnecessarily wasting resources or impeding court proceedings.
United States
4 Dec 2018
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Money Transfer Company Settles AML Compliance Failure Charges
In 2009 and 2012, MoneyGram settled separate actions against it by the FTC and DOJ, respectively.
United States
15 Nov 2018
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SEC Charges Cannabis Investment Fund And Founder With Securities Fraud
The SEC charged a cannabis investment fund and its founder with securities fraud for allegedly using misleading marketing materials and deceptive sales pitches to lure investors.
United States
10 Sep 2018
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Second Circuit Finds There Are Limits To FCPA Jurisdiction
On August 24, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ("Second Circuit"), in U.S. v. Hoskins, affirmed a lower Court's ruling that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") does not apply to non-resident foreign nationals unless they were either physically present in the United States or acting as agents of a U.S. entity when they committed their crimes.
United States
2 Sep 2018
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Barcelona-Based Media Firm Signs Non-Prosecution Agreement Regarding Bribery Allegations
A Barcelona-based media firm entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the DOJ related to the alleged bribery of Caribbean Football Union ("CFU") ...
United States
17 Jul 2018
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Electronics Company To Pay $280 Million For FCPA Violations
In addition, PAC agreed to the imposition of a compliance monitor for a period of two years.
United States
3 May 2018
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Commercial Data Provider Agrees To Pay $9 Million For FCPA Violations
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation ("D&B"), a global commercial data provider, agreed to pay over $9 million to settle SEC charges arising from unlawful payments ...
United States
27 Apr 2018
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Broker-Dealer Settles Charges Of Failing To File Suspicious Activity Reports
A broker-dealer settled charges with the SEC and FINRA, admitting that it had failed to file Suspicious Activity Reports ("SARs") concerning numerous suspicious transactions.
United States
4 Apr 2018
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Gold Mining Corporation Settles FCPA Violations
A Canadian gold mining corporation agreed to settle SEC charges that the company failed to maintain adequate internal controls sufficient to prevent and detect illegal payments by two African subsidiaries.
United States
29 Mar 2018
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SCOTUS Blows The Whistle: Internal Whistleblowers Take Note
A whistleblower is not a whistleblower unless he reports suspected securities law violations to the SEC.
United States
27 Feb 2018
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2017 Year In Review: Securities Litigation And Regulation
The securities litigation and regulatory landscape in 2017 defies simple categorization.
United States
8 Jan 2018
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Practice Alert: Implicit Warnings In The DOJ's Declinations With Disgorgement
Since the DOJ launched the Pilot Program in April 2016 to encourage companies to self-report FCPA violations and cooperate with the feds, the DOJ has published seven declination letters...
United States
11 Sep 2017
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Fincen Issues New Geographic Targeting Order For Shell Companies Purchasing High-End Residential Real Estate
In its latest effort to combat money laundering within the real estate sector, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") has issued a new Geographic Targeting Order ("GTO")....
United States
4 Sep 2017
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U.S. Court Finds Compelled Foreign Testimony To Be Inadmissible
A U.S. Appeals Court ruled that compelled testimony is not admissible in U.S. criminal proceedings, regardless of whether it was obtained lawfully in a foreign jurisdiction.
United States
11 Aug 2017
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US Second Circuit Finds Testimony Compelled By UK Regulators To Be Inadmissible In Criminal Proceedings
Creating a potential new impediment for collaboration between UK and US investigators, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York...
United States
10 Aug 2017
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CCO Of Money Transfer Company Settles Case Involving AML Compliance Failures
FinCEN and the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced the settlement of charges that FinCEN previously filed against Thomas Haider...
United States
12 May 2017
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Executives At Hungarian Telecom Company Settle FCPA Charges
Two former executives at Hungarian-based telecommunications company Magyar Telekom agreed to pay financial penalties to settle an SEC case alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
2 May 2017
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UK Proposal For Register Of Foreign Beneficial Ownership Of Real Estate Continues Global Trend Toward Transparency
The proposal responds to recent pressure on the UK government to enhance the transparency of foreign property investment...
UK
26 Apr 2017
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Signs, Signs, Everywhere A Sign: Changes In Store For SEC Enforcement Under The Trump Administration
Even before President Trump's nomination of Jay Clayton as the next Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission")...
United States
15 Mar 2017
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