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Fox Rothschild LLP
Christopher J. Pippett was featured in the Credit Union Times article, "Baffling Credit Union Fraud Cases Teach Lessons."
Dentons
Since it's release more than ten months ago, the so-called Yates Memo has stirred up its fair share of commentary.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit yesterday affirmed another conviction in a pair of appeals arising from insider-trading prosecutions.
Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP
Fraud has been a hot topic this year, between fake IRS scams and retailer data breaches. However, one segment of the population may be especially at risk.
Morgan Lewis
On July 11, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it had secured its second deferred prosecution agreement (DPA).
Kaye Scholer LLP
In the last year, we have seen a noticeable uptick of charges involving market manipulation brought by the DOJ, the SEC, and the CFTC.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Freddie Mac's stock price fell after those disclosures.
Carlton Fields
In April, the DOJ announced a one-year pilot program offering certain violators of the FCPA the possibility of reduced sanctions on top of any credit provided for by the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.
Jones Day
Courts routinely dismiss civil complaints for failure to state a claim but seldom dismiss criminal indictments under the analogous Criminal Rule 12 for failure to state an offense.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Criminal and supervisory authorities regularly settle enforcement actions. In light of these developments, we advise companies to take appropriate measures.
Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP
Occupational Fraud is considered a "growth industry" and here's why all organizations are at risk.
Dentons
While the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's ) recent announcement of two non-prosecution agreements with Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Nortek, Inc. in matters involving books and records violations...
Fox Rothschild LLP
Christopher J. Pippett was featured in the CU today article, "Who Ya Gonna Call? Initially, Not The Regulator."
Fox Rothschild LLP
Christopher J. Pippett was featured in the CU today article, "Internal Fraud Cases Demonstrate Many Boards Not Doing Their Jobs."
WilmerHale
The Recorder discusses the first SEC defeat in 2016, detailing the case led by Heather Tewksbury and Randall Lee.
Jones Day
On June 29, 2016, the Department of Justice issued an interim rule—the Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment, 81 Fed. Reg. 42,491 (June 30, 2016)—that will nearly double civil penalties for False Claims Act violations.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Thus far in 2016, the DOJ and SEC have resolved twelve FCPA corporate enforcement actions: SAP, SciClone, PTC, VimpelCom, Qualcomm, Olympus, Nordion, Novartis, Las Vegas Sands, Nortek, Akamai, and Analogic.
Morgan Lewis
The mandatory minimum penalty has increased from $5,500 to $10,781, and the mandatory maximum penalty has increased from $11,000 to $21,563.
Taylor Wessing
The US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced earlier this month that it had entered into non-prosecution agreements ("NPAs") with two companies that had (according to the NPAs) paid bribes to Chinese officials...
Giambrone
The assistant attorney general made it clear that no matter how highly placed the individuals involved in fraud are, they will be called to account and the banks will also be held responsible.
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Ropes & Gray LLP
The Market Abuse Regulation will take effect on 3 July 2016. MAR contains rules on insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation that will apply in the European Economic Area.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 16, 2016, a unanimous Supreme Court blessed the implied false certification theory of False Claims Act (FCA) liability, resolving a circuit split on the theory's legitimacy.
Reed Smith
On June 22, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a comprehensive report detailing its nationwide analysis of common characteristics in home health fraud cases.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The case arose when Chrysalis Manufacturing Corp. ("Chrysalis") could not satisfy approximately $164,000 in debt that it owed to Husky International Electronics, Inc. ("Husky").
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a press release issued on April 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it paid a $10 million award to a whistleblower for original information that led to a major enforcement action by the CFTC.
Kaye Scholer LLP
In the last year, we have seen a noticeable uptick of charges involving market manipulation brought by the DOJ, the SEC, and the CFTC.
Orrick
We are pleased to announce the latest issue of The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law To Global Business and Cross-Border Activities.
Taylor Wessing
The US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced earlier this month that it had entered into non-prosecution agreements ("NPAs") with two companies that had (according to the NPAs) paid bribes to Chinese officials...
BakerHostetler
The "Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act" continues to make its way through Congress, with a markup session held on July 7, 2016.
Mayer Brown
The Court vacated the conviction of the former governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, because it was based on an improperly expansive interpretation of "official act" as used in the federal bribery statute.
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