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Duane Morris LLP
Recently, this blog has touched on how warfare between nations in the digital era includes cyberattacks.
WilmerHale
In February 2014, the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, released the EU Anti- Corruption Report
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 3 April 2014, the new EU Directive on the freezing and confiscation of proceeds of crime was signed.
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.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Ely Goldin was quoted in RIANOVOSTI’s article, "Detention of Russian Citizen Seleznev by US Unprecedented Case."
McGuireWoods LLP
Amidst a string of high-profile decisions, one under-the-radar decision may have far-reaching effects in the white collar world.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Philadelphia partner Barry Gross has been quoted in several publications since the verdict in the high-profile case of USA v. Scarfo.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Thus far, 2014 has seen a trio of significant corporate prosecutions and several new individual cases.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Paul Daugerdas to 15 years in prison for tax evasion, mail fraud, and tax shelter fraud conspiracy.
Mayer Brown
The first half of 2014 has seen a number of significant developments for enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and other anti-corruption laws around the globe.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Eleventh Circuit confirmed an extended scope of the FCPA prohibition on corrupt payments made to foreign officials in its ruling of May 2014.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
In the course of a federal criminal prosecution, clients often seek to cooperate with the government to obtain a better sentence.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Eleventh Circuit set forth a test for evaluating when the executives and employees of a company owned by a government constitute ''foreign officials''.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A federal circuit court has provided guidance as to when an entity is an "instrumentality," such that its employees are "foreign officials" under the FCPA.
Mayer Brown
The US Supreme Court has unanimously held that federal prosecutors can use the federal bank fraud statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1344, against offenders in cases where a bank is not the intended target of a fraud.
WilmerHale
Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter, No. 12-1497, a case presenting two important issues under the False Claims Act (FCA).
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High-frequency trading began quietly as a natural result of technological advances.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The 2013 calendar year saw several significant developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The vexed question of FERC jurisdiction over alleged manipulation of the natural gas futures markets recently bubbled back to the surface.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Paul Daugerdas to 15 years in prison for tax evasion, mail fraud, and tax shelter fraud conspiracy.
Mayer Brown
The first half of 2014 has seen a number of significant developments for enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and other anti-corruption laws around the globe.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Thus far, 2014 has seen a trio of significant corporate prosecutions and several new individual cases.
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.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In 2011, the Department of Justice stated that "[i]t’s not necessarily the wisest move for a company" to challenge the definition of "foreign official" under the FCPA.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Hiring or contracting with an individual or entity that is excluded from participation in federal health care programs is prohibited under a variety of antifraud statutes.
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