Mondaq USA: Criminal Law
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Cases resulting in economic sanctions and enforcement actions by (criminal) supervisory authorities related to RMBS are settled fairly regularly.
McGuireWoods LLP
FinCEN has reached an agreement with a casino official permanently barring him from working in financial institutions as a result of his willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Michael Pizzi has filed a petition with the Florida Supreme Court to force Gov. Rick Scott to order him reinstated after his acquittal on public corruption charges.
Day Pitney LLP
Despite the government's hopes, the statute-of-limitations tolling provision of its cooperation agreements is strictly construed, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Mergen.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Joseph DeMaria was recently interviewed by Venezuelan television station Globovision.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Joseph A. DeMaria was quoted in the Courthouse News Service article, "Ex-Ambassador’s Chavez-Tied RICO Claims Fail."
Fox Rothschild LLP
Joseph A. DeMaria was quoted in the Law360 article, "Execs Duck RICO Claims Over $1B Venezuelan Energy Deals."
Holland & Knight
White Collar Defense Partner and former Florida Commissioner on Ethics LT Lafferty discusses the recent inclusion of Florida on the list of most corrupt states.
Blank Rome LLP
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. agreed to resolve charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the SEC brought civil charges, and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York brought criminal charges
Fox Rothschild LLP
Joseph A. DeMaria was quoted in the Daily Business Review article, "Not a Good Track Record, Pizzi Case Latest Instance where Prosecutors Failed."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Following on the heels of Japanese trading company Marubeni's recent admission that it violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Orrick
Securities fraud actions are often filed on the heels of an announcement of an internal or SEC investigation
McGuireWoods LLP
This title is taken from an article published in Legal Week last week which we quote in full below.
Mayer Brown
In a case against two medical device makers in which DOJ (reasonably) declined to intervene, the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the district court's dismissal of a series of False Claims Act allegations.
Jones Day
On June 4, the government published the Serious Crime Bill, proposing amendments to the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
Day Pitney LLP
In United States v. Flores-Mejia, the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit implemented a new requirement to preserve a sentencing error for appeal.
WilmerHale
On June 23, 2014, all eyes in the securities bar were fixed on the Supreme Court’s opinion in Halliburton as practitioners and commentators evaluated the impact of that decision on the future of private securities class action litigation.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 24, 2014, the Department of Justice announced that Bernd Kowalewski, the former president and CEO of BizJet, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.
WilmerHale
On July 30, 2014, David W. Ogden, former Deputy Attorney General of the United States and current partner with WilmerHale, urged Congress to amend the False Claims Act while testifying before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
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Ropes & Gray LLP
The SEC announced the settlement of charges under the FCPA against Smith & Wesson for violations involving payments to Pakistani, Turkish and Indonesian officials.
Mayer Brown
Audit Committees have seen their responsibilities increase dramatically in 2014.
BakerHostetler
The first half of 2014 has seen several important developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") as well as other anti-corruption laws worldwide.
Venable LLP
On October 26, 2013, the Washington Post reported that from 2008 to 2012, more than 1,000 nonprofit organizations disclosed hundreds of millions in losses attributed to theft, fraud, embezzlement, and other unauthorized uses of funds and organizational assets. According to a study cited by the Post, nonprofits and religious organizations suffer one-sixth of all major embezzlements, second only to the financial services industry.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The 2013 calendar year saw several significant developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
BakerHostetler
Bernard Kramer pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to conspiracy to defraud the United States and filing a false income tax return.
BakerHostetler
The federal government was busy over the summer when it came to decisions and settlements under the Stark Law, anti-kickback law and federal False Claims Act.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Cases resulting in economic sanctions and enforcement actions by (criminal) supervisory authorities related to RMBS are settled fairly regularly.
Mayer Brown
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the presumption against extraterritoriality applies to private party actions under Section 21(h) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act").
Jones Day
Although the business community had hoped the Court would overrule Basic v. Levinson, and the presumption of reliance it created, the Court did not go so far.
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