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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
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
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
Casino Forfeiture A Reminder That FinCEN's Regulatory Oversight May Involve DOJ And Criminal Penalty
In early June 2015, FinCEN assessed a civil money penalty on the Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino, located in the Northern Mariana Islands, an archipelago to the east of the Philippines.
United States
3 Aug 2015
Defining A Legitimate Scope For The Federalization Of Business Crime
The scope of legitimate federal concern with business activity, though limited, is both real and critical to our nation's well-being.
United States
21 Jul 2015
Valuable Insight From DOJ's Criminal Division
McGuireWoods partner George Terwilliger's National Law Journal column this month provides sound insight into what corporate counsel and officers should know about federal investigations.
United States
19 May 2015
FCA Enforcement Performance: Part 2 Ė The Forex Effect
Citibank, JPMC and UBS have also faced huge fines from their home regulators, including the CFTC and Finma.
19 May 2015
DOJ Criminal Division Chief Provides Guidance On Corporate Charging Decisions
The internal investigation does not occur in a vacuum, but rather takes place in conjunction with the Criminal Divisionís investigation.
United States
28 Apr 2015
The Director Of The SFO Criticises Corporations Which Commission Internal Investigations Before Self-Reporting
The director of the SFO, David Green CB QC, was quoted as saying that he is "against businesses commissioning their own reports into allegations of serious misbehaviour".
6 Sep 2014
Coming Clean - The Argument For Cooperating With The SFO On Corporate Crime*
This title is taken from an article published in Legal Week last week which we quote in full below.
United States
28 Aug 2014
Corporate Sentencing
The Sentencing Council last month published a Guideline for sentencing in fraud, bribery and money laundering offences committed by corporate offenders.
11 Mar 2014
Making Bankers Accountable
Section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 has not yet been deployed in anger. This is the section that makes it an offence for a commercial organization to fail to prevent bribery.
3 Mar 2014
Brazilís Clean Companies Act Comes Into Effect
On Jan. 29, 2014, Brazilís new Clean Companies Act came into effect, bringing with it a new wave of anti-corruption implications for companies operating in one of the largest economies in the world.
United States
13 Feb 2014
Analyzing Securities Motions To Dismiss
University of Idaho law professor Wendy Gerwick Couture has published an interesting working paper analyzing a data set of dismissal opinions from securities fraud class actions.
United States
12 Feb 2014
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) continue to vigorously enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
United States
15 Jan 2014
Self-Reporting Leads To SEC Entering Its First Non-Prosecution Agreement Regarding FCPA Violations
The SEC has recently announced that it had entered into a non-prosecution agreement with Ralph Lauren Corporation, thus avoiding prosecution for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
25 Jul 2013
The DOJ's Guiding Principles Of Enforcement
Following the recently published review by the SFO of its enforcement policy in a number of areas with regard to corporates, it is instructive to consider the approach of the US DOJ as articulated in its Resource Guide to the US FCPA.
United States
4 Dec 2012
Three Important Takeaways From A Missouri Health Systemís Agreement To Pay $9.3 Million For Alleged False Claims Act And Stark Law Violations
On Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Freeman Health System (Freeman) in Joplin, Missouri, had agreed to pay $9.3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and Stark Law by contracting with physicians to provide incentive pay based on referrals.
United States
14 Nov 2012
A Question Of Ethics: Aren't False Financial Disclosure Forms Illegal?
I work for a Member of the House, and one of my responsibilities is to help her gather information for her annual financial disclosure statement.
United States
24 Jul 2012
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