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Current trends show that more and more US lawyers and compliance personnel will find that their work increasingly concentrates on cross-border or foreign conduct.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. attorney’s office requested a federal judge to dismiss criminal charges against two former Eli Lilly and Co. employees.
McGuireWoods LLP
As long as there are governments, there will be government corruption. The temptations to abuse power are never going away, and neither is human frailty.
Duane Morris LLP
For the longest time, many workers complained about commuting to work.
Mayer Brown
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its Foreign Bribery Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of anti-bribery enforcement actions around the world dating from 1999.
Mayer Brown
On December 10, 2014, in United States v. Newman, et al., the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified the elements required to establish insider trading ..
Ropes & Gray LLP
Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the criminal insider trading convictions of two former hedge fund managers, and in doing so, clarified the elements required to prove an insider trading charge against a "tippee."
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The U.S. Department of Justice expressly limited successor liability for a US company purchasing a non-US company that had paid bribes in the past.
McGuireWoods LLP
Last week, the Department of Justice announced that it had collected a record $5.69 billion in False Claims Act settlements and recoveries over the past year, marking the first time that recoveries have breached the $5 billion threshold.
Reed Smith
In a widely anticipated decision, the Second Circuit on Wednesday clarified the standard for insider trading actions against tippees, downstream recipients of inside information who trade on that information.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Reversing Convictions, Second Circuit Clarifies Scope of Tippee’s Required Knowledge in Insider Trading Cases
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The United States Court of Appeals today reversed the convictions for insider trading of Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
On December 10, 2014, in United States v. Newman, the Second Circuit reversed the insider trading convictions of defendants Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Alain Leibman was quoted in the Wish TV article, "Charges Dropped Against Eli Lilly Scientists Accused of Selling Trade Secrets."
Fox Rothschild LLP
Alain Leibman was quoted in the Indianapolis Business Journal article, "Feds Drop Case against Former Lilly Scientists Accused of Stealing Secrets."
Fox Rothschild LLP
Charges against two former Eli Lilly scientists were dismissed by the federal government. According to court documents, the two were accused of wire fraud for allegedly leaking proprietary information about experimental drugs and providing the data to a Chinese drug maker.
Fox Rothschild LLP
No plea of guilty to even a misdemeanor, not even a pretrial diversion or deferred prosecution – total dismissal was the demand and total dismissal was secured.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") Opinion Procedure Release 14-02 (the "DOJ Opinion") that provides real-world guidance on DOJ’s application of FCPA successor liability principles.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Ernest Badway was quoted in the Forbes article, "Attention Insider Traders: These Wall Street Vets May Have the Tech to Nail You." Full text can be found in the December 2, 2014, issue, but a synopsis is below
Day Pitney LLP
False Claims Act Cases Continue to Be a Priority of DOJ.
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In August of 2014 the SEC announced a modest whistleblower award of $300,000 to an unnamed company employee.
Mayer Brown
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) reported in late November that it recovered a record $5.69 billion from settlements and judgments in civil False Claims Act (FCA) cases in fiscal year 2014.
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.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Last year, we noted that 2012 had been "a fairly slow time" in terms of corporate enforcement actions, with twelve enforcement actions against corporations.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The 2013 calendar year saw several significant developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Fox Rothschild LLP
No plea of guilty to even a misdemeanor, not even a pretrial diversion or deferred prosecution – total dismissal was the demand and total dismissal was secured.
Proskauer Rose LLP
2014 was a banner year for federal recoveries under the False Claims Act ("FCA").
Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. attorney’s office requested a federal judge to dismiss criminal charges against two former Eli Lilly and Co. employees.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) 2014 Report on Enforcement (Report), issued on November 20, 2014, provides an overview of and statistics regarding FERC’s enforcement activities during the fiscal year 2014 within Enforcement’s four divisions ..
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.
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