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Operation Varsity Blues: Insights On The College Admissions Scandal From A Former Prosecutor
The massive criminal indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning college admissions fraud holds many crucial lessons for higher education leaders.
United States
29 Mar 2019
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Federal Court Finds ICOs May Be Securities For Purposes Of Criminal Prosecution
For the first time, a federal court has determined that initial coin offerings ("ICOs") may be considered investment contracts for the purposes of a criminal securities fraud prosecution by the Department of Justice.
United States
1 Oct 2018
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The DOJ's New Officially Unofficial Policy May Enable Federally Regulated Business To Avoid Criminal Charges
Last November, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new enforcement policy.
United States
10 Sep 2018
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It's A Slam Dunk: Take Steps Now To Avoid Tough Lessons Learned By Several NCAA Basketball Programs
The more critical aftershock, however, will be the effort undertaken by the universities to work toward changing their culture and improving compliance.
United States
7 Sep 2018
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Laurel Gift Published "Lessons In Ethics And Compliance: March Madness Or March To Readiness"
The federal indictments and subsequent release of investigative materials relating to corruption in college basketball should alert every university, and many businesses, to the importance...
United States
25 Apr 2018
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The DOJ's New Officially Unofficial Policy May Enable Federally Regulated Business To Avoid Criminal Charges
Last November, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new enforcement policy. Under the new policy, businesses subject to the FCPA may avoid criminal liability by self-reporting wrongdoing, ...
United States
6 Mar 2018
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2nd Circuit Reinforces Standard Of Proof To Rebut Class Certification
When a plaintiff in a securities fraud class action seeks to support a motion for class certification using a presumption of reliance where the stock trades in an efficient market ...
United States
31 Jan 2018
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Former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, Charged With Lying To The FBI, And Pleads Guilty
The quick series of events are evidence of cooperation and planning between the Special Counsel and Flynn.
United States
4 Dec 2017
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It's A Slam Dunk: Take Steps Now To Avoid Tough Lessons Learned By Several NCAA Basketball Programs
The recent indictment of at least 10 individuals associated with college basketball should alert every university, and many businesses, to the importance of operating strong ethics and compliance programs...
United States
5 Oct 2017
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SCOTUS Clarifies Who Is A Debt Collector Under FDCPA
The FDCPA prohibits a "debt collector" from using any "false, deceptive, or misleading representation or means in connection with the collection of any debt," as well as any ...
United States
6 Jul 2017
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Circumventing Discretion: Seth Williams' De Facto (C) Plea
On June 28, 2017, then Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams faced a twenty-nine count indictment with a potential term of imprisonment of at least twenty years.
United States
4 Jul 2017
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"It's Official. All Acts By Politicians Are Not Subject To Prosecution."
The article discusses the Supreme Court's interpretation of "official acts" in McDonnell v United States.
United States
21 Sep 2016
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Federal Court Dismisses All But Contract Claims Arising Out Of Alleged Bribery Scheme
In Ahmed v. Air France-KLM, et al., the plaintiffs were passengers on various KLM flights who asserted claims alleging that KLM employees in Nairobi, Kenya discriminated against them on the basis of their Somali ethnicity...
United States
21 Jun 2016
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Is The U.S. Supreme Court Poised To Eviscerate The Fraud-On-The Market Theory?
On November 15, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a cert petition in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., f/k/a Archdiocese of Milwaukee Supporting Fund, Inc.
United States
5 Dec 2013
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Is The United States Supreme Court Poised To Overrule or Modify Basic Inc. v. Levinson?
On November 15, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of certiorari to Petitioner Halliburton Company ("Halliburton") in the case entitled Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., f/k/a Archdiocese of Milwaukee Supporting Fund, Inc. Halliburton appeals to the Supreme Court from a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirming the certification of a class in a securities fraud class action and rejecting Halliburtonís attempt to introduce price impa
United States
2 Dec 2013
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Delaware Supreme Court Confirms That Fraud Exception To Continuous Ownership Rule Is Very Narrow
"must not only be a stockholder at the time of the alleged wrong and at the time of commencement of suit but Ö must also maintain stockholder status throughout the litigation."
United States
27 Oct 2013
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Gabelli v. SEC: The Supreme Courtís Statute Of Limitations Ruling Puts Pressure On Federal Agencies To Investigate More Aggressively And Sue More Quickly
In a sweeping decision that could impact numerous enforcement actions by a number of federal agencies, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the federal governmentís argument that an agency should be entitled to the protection of the discovery rule in an enforcement action seeking a civil penalty for an alleged act of fraud.
United States
10 Mar 2013
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OFCCP Directive Warns Against Blanket Criminal Record Exclusions For Applicants
With the signing of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programsí (OFCCP) Directive No, 306, Director Patricia Shiu is taking aim at government contractors that exclude all job applicants who have a criminal record.
United States
12 Feb 2013
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2011 Sees Focus On Whistleblowing And Dodd-Frank Claims
In 2011, courts addressed a variety of securities law claims arising from the newly enacted Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
2 Feb 2012
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