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Stacks Law Firm
The idea of executive powers being counterbalanced by the law stems from the trial of King Charles I of England in 1649.
Marque Lawyers
These proposed reforms will significantly lower the bar for corporate prosecutions for foreign bribery in Australia.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
According to new tendencies of prosecution authorities, the practical scope of the VbVG could expand in the future.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A St. Catharines vet has been charged with 16 counts of animal cruelty including right indictable counts of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal, and eight indictable counts of failing
KRYS Global
Many sophisticated fraudsters use offshore bank accounts and corporate vehicles to conceal their proceeds of fraud.
In response to the wave of revelations of corruption in government contracting in Latin America, Ecuador's Public Procurement Service announced at the outset of June that it is in the process of...
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The Economic Division of the District Court of Tel Aviv ("Court") recently dismissed a claim to cancel an investment agreement ("Agreement") on the basis of false representations by the company...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The long-awaited Criminal Finances Bill received Royal Assent in April, becoming the Criminal Finances Act 2017 in the process.
Field Fisher
The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced today that Barclays and four former senior executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.
Clyde & Co
On 3 July 2009, there was a fire at Lakanal House in Camberwell, South London. The incident resulted in six fatalities.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
Sedgwick LLP
Yesterday, we began our analysis of the Chief Justice's question patterns in civil cases from 2008 through 2016. Today, we address the Chief Justice's patterns in criminal cases.
Fenwick & West LLP
On June 7, the U.S. Department of Justice arrested Isaac Choi, the founder and former chief executive of the Silicon Valley startup, WrkRiot, on wire fraud charges.
Jones Day
The Eleventh Circuit adopted an approach that could conflict with other courts' treatment of the FCA's intent requirement.
Holland & Knight
Dan Small, partner and prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, joined Boston Public Radio to talk about the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Our colleague Rebecca Zeidel just published a terrific blog posting on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Kokesh v. SEC, in which the Court imposed a five-year statute of limitations on ...
Melinda Haag, leader of Orrick's Global Litigation Business Unit and former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, recently appeared on KQED News to discuss former FBI Director...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") held that 28 U.S.C. § 2462's ("Section 2462") five-year limitations period for the enforcement of penalties applies to claims for disgorgement...
The Supreme Court held unanimously last week in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 16—529 (2017), that the SEC's often used disgorgement remedy was a penalty subject to,,,
Galante & Martins
El ciudadano debe estar atento y preocupado. Derogar o no el delito de abuso de funciones no ubica la discusión del tema correctamente.
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The consultation paper suggests that Government will crack down on phoenix activity and corporate restructuring rorts.
Stacks Law Firm
Celebrity criminals may be offered huge amounts of money to tell their story, but they can't profit from their crime.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Queensland Government has announced that it will introduce a new criminal offence of 'negligence causing death'.
Accountants are encouraged to speak up if they uncover or suspect fraud, corruption, bribery or money laundering.
With the AFP focus on foreign bribery and corruption, companies should examine their anti-bribery compliance programs.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Every day, companies are being formed around the world for a variety of reasons. Incorporation produces a corporate entity which is separate from its owners, with its own legal rights and obligations.
Clayton Utz
This are common questions: What do I need to show a law firm to verify my identity - and how often do I need to show it?
Stacks Law Firm
Despite the best endeavours of her defence team, the jury found that she had contravened the 1735 Witchcraft Act in 1944.
Stacks Law Firm
Police and lawyers use electronic surveillance and on-the-spot downloads from devices as basic tools in criminal trials.
Vinod Kothari & Co.
This article shall deal with material FAQs on Section 14 of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002.
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