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Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier today, the Supreme Court threw out federal program and wire fraud convictions for two former public officials who conspired to induce traffic jams in Fort Lee, New Jersey as political retaliation in 2013.
Holland & Knight
In a stinging rebuke to government prosecutors, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed the federal fraud convictions of two New Jersey officials — Bridget Anne Kelly and William Baroni
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 28, 2020, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announced that companies that received loans of more than $2 million through the Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP")...
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Michael Engle, shareholder and chair of the firm's White Collar Defense, Compliance & Investigations practice group, and Ashley Shapiro, counsel in the White Collar Defense,...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Senate Banking Committee reconvened in person and by video on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, to hold a hearing on President Trump's nomination of Brian D. Miller...
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, May 5, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed charges in the federal District Court of Rhode Island against David A. Staveley and David Butziger for conspiracy...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Delaware law is clear that a shareholder generally may not bring a derivative action on behalf of a corporation unless the shareholder pleads that: (i) it made a pre-litigation demand upon the...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
New York, N.Y. (May 1, 2020) - In May of 2019, three defendants were convicted following a three-week trial in New York federal court, Southern District, in connection with a fraudulent scheme
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Federal prosecutors are investigating possible fraud by applicants to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Bloomberg News and other outlets report.
Duane Morris LLP
It did not take long. On April 3, 2020, the Small Business Administration began accepting applications for companies to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP"). By early May...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Richard Reiter (Partner-New York) collaborated with David Anderson, Vice President, Northeast Cyber Technology Practice of Lockton Companies
Foley Hoag LLP
In yet another sign that the federal government is following through on its warnings about PPP loan fraud, the Department of Justice, according to reports from Reuters, has issued grand jury subpoenas...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Latin America declared its first confirmed case of COVID-19 approximately two months ago.1 Since then, anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance risks in the region have mounted.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On May 7, 2020, the Supreme Court unanimously held in Kelly v. United States that the "Bridgegate" political retribution scheme did not violate the wire fraud or federal-program fraud statutes.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In the second episode of Ropes & Gray's False Claims Act podcast series, Public Disclosure, litigation partner Kirsten Mayer and her guests delve into the knowledge requirement under the FCA.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We continue to wait to see if the Supreme Court will accept LinkedIn's petition to overturn the Ninth Circuit's blockbuster ruling in the hiQ Labs case.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On May 7, 2020, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned the convictions of two public officials charged in the "Bridgegate" political corruption scandal. The two had been convicted for their roles...
Foley Hoag LLP
The United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts is proactively seeking to find, investigate, and prosecute unlawful attempts to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
While it can be hard to remember in a world dominated by COVID-19 headlines, the wheels of justice have not stopped turning at the Supreme Court—even if Justices are now hearing argument remotely.
Cooley LLP
In June 2019 we wrote about the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 (COPOA), an unheralded piece of legislation that created a framework for the government
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