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In Rare Move, Japan Extradites Two Of Its Own Citizens To The U.S. To Face DOJ Prosecution
Extradition from Japan is rare, and even more so for Japanese nationals in connection with white collar offenses. But on April 17, 2019,
United States
24 Jun 2019
A Broad Regulatory Push To Rein In Burgeoning ICO Market
ICOs are an innovative financing tool through which companies can fund projects by utilizing the distributed ledger technology, or blockchain, that underpins cryptocurrencies
United States
8 Mar 2018
CFTC Reasserts Its Role In Virtual Currency Regulation With Enforcement Actions And Joint Statement With SEC
The next day, shortly after announcing the charges publicly, the CFTC released a statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
United States
7 Feb 2018
DOJ Antitrust Division Signals Forthcoming Indictments In No-Poach Investigations
Prior to the issuance of the 2016 Guidance, DOJ and the FTC had been active in the civil enforcement space on these issues.
United States
25 Jan 2018
Congress Introduces Bill To Expand CFIUS's Review Authority
CFIUS was established by President Gerald Ford in 1975 to monitor foreign direct investment in the United States.
United States
15 Nov 2017
Court Requires DOJ To Disclose Audio Recordings Obtained In Criminal Antitrust Investigation To Civil Plaintiffs
Judge Paul Borman, District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, recently ordered the Department of Justice ("DOJ") to produce tape recordings to the direct purchaser plaintiffs in the In re Packaged Ice multidistrict price-fixing litigation.
United States
18 May 2011
An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure: Mitigating the Impact of Dodd‐Frank's Whistleblower Provisions
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act or Act). While the Act's many provisions garnered immediate press coverage, Section 21F, the Act's whistleblower provisions, was of particular interest to the securities enforcement bar.
United States
20 Jan 2011
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