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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
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
The U.S. Department Of Justice's New Policy Emphasizing Individual Civil And Criminal Accountability For Corporate Wrongdoing
Despite the influx of billions of dollars in fines and penalties into the government's coffers, the DOJ's prosecutions of flesh and blood individuals has lagged.
United States
16 Mar 2016
New DOJ Policy Regarding Individual Accountability For Corporate Wrongdoing
On September 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a new policy regarding individual accountability for corporate misconduct.
United States
16 Sep 2015
D.C. Circuit Upholds Attorney-Client Privilege Again In In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.
The D.C. Circuit issued its first writ of mandamus in the KBR litigation on June 27, 2014.
United States
19 Aug 2015
Friends With Benefits: Second Circuit Overturns Newman And Chiasson Convictions And Raises The Government's Burden In Insider Trading Cases Against Tippees
The genesis of the issue in United States v. Newman can be traced back to Dirks, which introduced a new analysis for determining when a breach of duty had occurred.
United States
23 Dec 2014
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