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Foley Hoag LLP
Today, January 11, is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, and therefore a good time to revisit some recent litigation developments.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
The Texas Office of Inspector General (OIG) has just completed its first full year of reforms under a new Inspector General.
Reed Smith
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") shook things up in 2016 with new theories and fresh interpretations of the law.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On January 6, 2017, the SEC announced that Illinois-based multinational confectionery company Mondelēz International Inc. and its subsidiary Cadbury agreed to settle FCPA charges...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On January 6, 2017, the SEC announced that Illinois-based multinational confectionery company Mondelēz International Inc. and its subsidiary Cadbury agreed to settle FCPA charges...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Insurer gets to pick its remedy when hospital engages in dishonest billing and illegal kickbacks…to the tune of $41 million.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On January 4, 2017, President-elect Trump announced that he intended to nominate Jay Clayton, a Mergers & Acquisitions partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, to succeed Mary Jo White as Chair of the SEC.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Sanford-Brown II is an early indication that the standard announced in Escobar may indeed be a difficult one for some relators to meet, at least in certain circuits...
Orrick
Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part Plaintiffs' Motion For Default Judgment, Timothy Ferriss, et al. v. Alliance Publishing, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-cv-05675 (Judge Edward M. Chen).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Shearman & Sterling's bi-annual Trends & Patterns in FCPA Enforcement report provides insightful analysis of recent enforcement trends and patterns in the US...
Ropes & Gray LLP
For this and other reasons discussed below, the panel affirmed the district court's ruling that further amendments to the complaint would be futile.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
The Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (UFTA) prevents debtors from transferring assets in an effort to frustrate creditors' collection of debts. But the UFTA requires claimants to act promptly...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
U.S. and foreign regulators announced significant settlements involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and other anti-bribery laws.
Orrick
Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca's high-profile corruption trial is set to begin after U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson rejected Baca's guilty plea and recommended six month prison sentence...
Reed Smith
Happy birthday to Stan Lee, the main man behind Marvel Comics. He wrote the stories for The Amazing Spider Man which, when we were 10 years old, we read with a good deal more enthusiasm . . .
Ropes & Gray LLP
In United States ex rel. Presser v. Acacia Mental Health Clinic, LLC, 836 F.3d 770 (7th Cir. 2016), the Seventh Circuit addressed Rule 9(b)'s application to a False Claims Act ("FCA") complaint, . . .
Day Pitney LLP
Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the indictment of three Chinese defendants for hacking law firms.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. Department of Justice is maintaining its momentum in the prosecution of alleged government contracting fraud.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: No differently than companies doing business overseas—especially in high-risk markets—American colleges and universities who do business overseas...
McDermott Will & Emery
On December 16, 2016, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued an opinion in United States ex rel. Hagerty v. Cyberonics, Inc. (Case No. 16-1304)...
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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The FCPA Blog, a leading anti-corruption publication, described Hughes Hubbard's Fall 2016 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act/ Anti-Bribery Alert as "one of the best FCPA resources available for compliance...
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 from the past month...
Holland & Knight
In United States of Am. et al. ex rel. Ruscher v. Omnicare, No. 15-20629, 2016 WL 6407128 (5th Cir. Oct. 28, 2016), the court of appeals affirmed summary judgment for Omnicare...
Carlton Fields
2017 could be big for litigation over "Big Data" applications in insurance. This past year saw the filing of several "price optimization" class actions, and claims against a fraud detection tool...
Orrick
Since the early days of this blog, we've been covering the ongoing legal battle involving ex-Korn Ferry recruiter David Nosal as it winds its way through the courts.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: No differently than companies doing business overseas—especially in high-risk markets—American colleges and universities who do business overseas...
Holland & Knight
Oil and gas companies are now required to report payments made to US or foreign governments under a new SEC rule that went into effect on Sept. 26, 2016.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
These inventory overstatements, in turn, caused General Cable to record a lower cost of sales, and to report net income that was overstated by as much as 29.8% in one period.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On December 22, 2016, the world's largest manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals, agreed to pay $519 million in FCPA-related criminal penalties, disgorgement, and interest.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Salman involved stock trading tips that he "received from an extended family member, who originally had received the information from Salman's brother-in-law."
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