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Federal Court: Computer Fraud Provision Does Not Cover Fraudulent Debit Card Transactions Conducted Over The Telephone
After discovering the losses, InComm sought coverage from Great American under its policy's computer fraud provision.
United States
20 Jun 2017
House Bills Tackle Overcriminalization
Last week, members of the House Judiciary Committee introduced a package of bills aimed at criminal justice reform.
United States
2 Dec 2015
A New FCPA Policy May Be Coming, But Questions Remain
Just a week after the U.S. Department of Justice introduced its new Compliance Counsel, and just a month after the DOJ issued the "Yates memo," it is now being reported that the DOJ is considering a new policy that would offer corporations leniency if they voluntarily disclose violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and fully cooperate with investigations.
United States
20 Nov 2015
First Guilty Verdict For Dodd-Frank "Spoofing" Violations
On November 2, 2015, reported that Michael Coscia became the first individual to be convicted for the crime of "spoofing" under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.
United States
16 Nov 2015
FY2015 SEC Enforcement Report
What is notable is the increase in the types of actions pursued by the SEC, described as "first-of-their-kind" cases.
United States
4 Nov 2015
Fourth Circuit To Weigh In On Use Of Statistical Sampling In False Claims Act Cases
Last month, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear an interlocutory appeal on the issue of whether to allow statistical sampling to prove liability and damages in a False Claims Act (FCA) case.
United States
2 Nov 2015
IRS, States, Industry Continue Progress To Protect Taxpayers From Identity Theft
The IRS, state taxing authorities, and leaders of the tax industry announced continued progress to expand and strengthen protection against identity theft in refund fraud for the 2016 tax season.
United States
30 Oct 2015
SEC ‘Broken Windows' Enforcement Policy Is Showing FCPA Results
In October 2013, SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White announced a broken windows enforcement policy to "pursue even the smallest infractions" of U.S. securities laws, including the FCPA, as a means of deterrence.
United States
13 Oct 2015
Retail Industry EMV Compliance Deadline Arrives Today - Credit Card Fraud Liability Shifts
October 1, 2015, a substantial portion of the liability associated with in-store fraudulent credit card purchases shifts from credit card issuers, such as banks or credit unions, to retail merchants.
United States
13 Oct 2015
Thirteenth Individual Convicted In Medicare Psychiatric Treatment Fraud
On September 10, a Houston psychiatrist became the thirteenth individual convicted in relation to partial hospitalization program (PHP) services fraudulently billed to Medicare
United States
29 Sep 2015
FinCEN's Caesars Penalty A Cautionary Tale For Casinos
In a guest column they penned for Law360, McGuireWoods lawyers J. Patrick Rowan and Jeffrey M. Hanna discuss an $8 million civil penalty the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network imposed on Caesars Palace for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.
United States
29 Sep 2015
Fraud Means A "Fairer" Price
On August 27, 2015 the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a post-trial decision, In re Dole Food Company, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, that held two of Dole's directors, David Murdock and Michael Carter, personally liable...
United States
23 Sep 2015
Unpacking The Yates Memo: What The "New" DOJ Policy Really Means
By having the Justice Department's number two official instruct prosecutors to target individual business people for criminal prosecution and civil sanctions, DOJ is upping the ante in white collar enforcement...
United States
17 Sep 2015
Anti-Corruption Enforcement In Brazil Is In High Gear
Headlines of Brazil's push to fight corruption are everywhere. The Petrobras scandal involves contracts worth billions of dollars, and prosecutors have uncovered a U.S. connection.
8 Sep 2015
How Is A Relator's Recovery In An FCA Settlement Taxed?
This rarely litigated question was presented to the Seventh Circuit in Patrick v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, No. 14-2190, 2015 WL 5024985, — F.3d —- (Aug. 26, 2015).
United States
7 Sep 2015
Supreme Court Clarifies The First To File Bar
The first to file bar is a limitation on the rights of members of the public to commence certain litigation under the FCA.
United States
6 Sep 2015
Reflections On A Sentence: Spooking The City
Tom Hayes emerges from his trial at Southwark Crown Court for Libor manipulation as a very considerable loser, who took some very bad decisions in the course of the SFO investigation and trial...
21 Aug 2015
Credit Card Fraud Liability Shift Looms For Retail Industry
On October 1, 2015, a substantial portion of the liability associated with in-store fraudulent credit card purchases will shift from credit card issuers, such as banks or credit unions, to retail merchants.
United States
21 Aug 2015
Supreme Court Rejects Application Of Wartime Tolling To Civil False Claims Actions
The cost and risk associated with allegations under the FCA create a heightened importance on defining the scope of the claims that are at issue.
United States
30 Jul 2015
China's Focus On Commercial Bribery Is A Wake-Up Call
The article was based on a July 21 Subject to Inquiry blog post by Alex and Ryan that was published under the same title at
30 Jul 2015
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