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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Judge Friedman's narrow focus on the materiality requirement implies that Escobar may not open the door for such theories as wide as many observers initially thought.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") penalized ExxonMobil Corp. and two of its U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, "ExxonMobil") $2 million for violations of the Ukraine-Related Sanctions Regulations.
McDermott Will & Emery
In Leysock, the relator alleged that the defendant caused the submission of false claims to Medicare by promoting Forest's dementia drug, Namenda, for off-label label use.
Reed Smith
Our day job has been keeping us busy, so busy with depositions, motions, delayed flights, and assorted drama that we have not posted in more than a month.
McDermott Will & Emery
We reported back in March on the US District Court for the District of Columbia's summary judgment decision in the Lance Armstrong/Floyd Landis/USPS FCA litigation, centered on Lance Armstrong's use of PEDs...
WilmerHale
The US government's settlement with Hobby Lobby on July 5, 2017 is part of its broader effort to combat trafficking in looted antiquities from the war-torn Middle East and to reduce market demand...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
After a banner year in 2016 that included a record twenty-seven corporate enforcement actions, the two U.S. enforcement agencies, the DOJ and the SEC, continued this momentum over the course of...
Day Pitney LLP
Sometimes when agents execute a search warrant, they don't consider the risks of being too aggressive and focus instead on gathering as much evidence as they can.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 16, 2017, German-based chemical and gas company Linde Group's American affiliates, Linde North America Inc. and Linde Gas North America LLC, executed a declination letter agreement with the Department of Justice ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
David Eisen (Partner-Los Angeles) spoke about a recent case in "L.A. Vehicle Donation Charity Ordered to Shut Down after Alleged False Advertising" in the June 26, 2017, issue of theLos Angeles...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Department of Justice announced that Bruce Kevin Hawkins, 52, of Desoto, Texas, recently pled guilty in a federal court in Texas regarding his role in a foreclosure rescue scheme that ran from...
Orrick
Tom McConville, Warrington Parker and Elizabeth Morgan co-authored an article for Law360 that examines where different courts have drawn the line when it comes to employees engaging in self-help...
Duane Morris LLP
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the convictions of two former hospital executives finding that there was more than enough evidence for a reasonable jury to conclude that certain contracts...
Reed Smith
The federal court decided that the issue of the enforceability of the subpoenas was best resolved by the New Jersey state courts. Id.
Carlton Fields
In Ludwick v. Harbinger Group, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the dismissal under the McCarran-Ferguson Act of a federal RICO claim against Fidelity & Guaranty...
McDermott Will & Emery
In a bombshell opinion, the Illinois Appellate Court held that a law firm serving both as client and attorney may not recover statutory attorneys' fees under the Illinois False Claims Act (the Act).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Universally endorsed for publication by the ABA Criminal Justice Section Council, the Task Force recommendations urge the nation's nearly 5,000 private and public colleges and universities to adopt...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
On June 28, 2017, then Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams faced a twenty-nine count indictment with a potential term of imprisonment of at least twenty years.
Mayer Brown JSM
Recent reports indicate that anti-corruption matters are among the most common regulatory issues facing foreign investors in the United States.
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McDermott Will & Emery
We reported back in March on the US District Court for the District of Columbia's summary judgment decision in the Lance Armstrong/Floyd Landis/USPS FCA litigation, centered on Lance Armstrong's use of PEDs...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 16, 2017, German-based chemical and gas company Linde Group's American affiliates, Linde North America Inc. and Linde Gas North America LLC, executed a declination letter agreement with the Department of Justice ...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on June 16, 2017, announced its first declination of 2017 and the closing of its investigation of Linde North America Inc. and Linde Gas North America LLC...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The FDCPA prohibits a "debt collector" from using any "false, deceptive, or misleading representation or means in connection with the collection of any debt," as well as any ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a Press Release issued on June 6, 2017, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the Department of Labor's (DOL) aggressive plan of action to combat visa program fraud and abuse.
Ice Miller LLP
Yesterday, websites for the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Howard County (Maryland) and the town of Brookhaven (New York) were replaced with an ISIS message.
Dentons
In a decision that could have far reaching consequences in both the civil and criminal tax realms, on June 27th, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the conviction of Carlo Marinello...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the pendency of a securities class action does not allow individual class members to opt out of the class and file separate actions under the Securities Act of 1933...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
After a banner year in 2016 that included a record twenty-seven corporate enforcement actions, the two U.S. enforcement agencies, the DOJ and the SEC, continued this momentum over the course of...
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