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SEC Enforcement Co-Director Gives Guidance For Wells Process, Part 2
On June 4, we posted a summary of SEC Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin observations during his recent keynote address at the New York City Bar Association's 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute
United States
21 Jun 2018
S.D.N.Y Dismisses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Action
On February 5, 2018, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Defendant Khan Funds Management America, Inc.'s Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a whistleblower retaliation claim under Dodd-Frank...
United States
20 Feb 2018
Proskauer Private Investment Funds Group Releases Annual Review And Outlook
Proskauer's Private Investment Funds Group recently released its 2017 Annual Review and Outlook for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Other Private Funds.
29 Nov 2017
Failure To Prevent The Facilitation Of Tax Evasion: New United Kingdom Corporate Criminal Offence
As mentioned in our July 2017 edition of UK Tax Round Up, the UK has enacted a new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.
1 Sep 2017
New York Court Upholds Insider-Trading Verdict
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff denied motions for judgment as a matter of law or for a new trial after a jury found the defendants civilly liable for insider trading.
United States
5 Dec 2016
Seventh Circuit Issues Ruling Interpreting False Claim Act Whistleblower Amendments
The Seventh Circuit recently issued a decision interpreting the anti-retaliation provisions of the FCA. The decision provides important clarifications about how courts may interpret recent amendments to this provision.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Proskauer Attorneys Pen Cover Article For New York Law Journal's White-Collar Crime Special Report
Proskauer partner Joshua M. Newville and associate Lindsey A. Olson recently wrote the lead article for New York Law Journal's White-Collar Crime special report. In the article, they discuss how proposed amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 could affect financial fraud investigations by the SEC and DOJ.
United States
12 Oct 2016
First Circuit Affirms Another Insider-Trading Conviction
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit yesterday affirmed another conviction in a pair of appeals arising from insider-trading prosecutions.
United States
28 Jul 2016
10 Takeaways From Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates' Remarks At The 2016 New York City Bar Association White Collar Crime Conference
The Policy's release in September 2015 followed prolonged criticism over a perceived lack of prosecution of individuals responsible for corporate misconduct.
United States
16 May 2016
Third Circuit Decision Could Have Broad Implications For Sentencing In Federal Fraud Cases
Perpetrators who return money to their victims after a fraud has been uncovered will obtain no benefit under this provision.
United States
12 Oct 2015
Supreme Court Denies Review Of Second Circuit Insider-Trading Case
The Supreme Court today refused to grant review of the Second Circuit's restrictive insider-trading decision in United States v. Newman.
United States
6 Oct 2015
Justice Department Prioritizes Prosecution Of Individuals For Corporate Misconduct In New Guidance
The guidance, issued Wednesday, gives prosecutors six directives targeted at increasing prosecutions against individuals...
United States
14 Sep 2015
DOJ Breaks Its Silence In 2015 FCPA Enforcement
In addition to the $7.1 million penalty, IAP has agreed to address deficiencies in its anti-corruption internal controls, compliance code, policies and procedures.
United States
29 Jun 2015
U.S. Sentencing Commission Approves Amending Sentencing Guidelines to Reduce Penalties for Economic Crimes
As previously reported on this blog here and here, the United States Sentencing Commission has proposed amendments to the widely criticized federal sentencing guidelines for economic crimes.
United States
18 Apr 2015
Government Seeks Rehearing In Landmark Insider-Trading Case
The U.S. Government filed a petition seeking panel and en banc rehearing of the Second Circuit’s December 2014 decision in United States v. Newman and Chiasson, ___ F.3d ___, 2014 WL 6911278 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014).
United States
26 Jan 2015
Department Of Justice Emphasizes Expectation That Corporations Cooperate In The Prosecution Of Company Executives
The Justice Department continues to send the strong signal that it is looking to charge senior executives of companies.
United States
22 Jan 2015
How Seriously Do Foreign Governments Treat Their Own Secrecy And Blocking Statutes?
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued an interesting comity decision on whether U.S. courts should defer to foreign countries’ secrecy and blocking statutes when considering motions for discovery of documents located abroad.
United States
31 Dec 2014
Compliance Week: Insider-Trading Gets More Complicated
Over the last five years, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has aggressively pursued insider-trading cases against a broad spectrum of defendants
United States
31 Dec 2014
Alstom to Pay Largest FCPA Criminal Penalty in History
Recently, Alstom S.A., a French multinational power and transportation company, pleaded guilty in the District of Connecticut to a two-count information charging it with violating the accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
29 Dec 2014
Ninth Circuit Clarifies Pleading Standard For Securities-Fraud Claims
The Ninth Circuit recently joined the debate on whether the heightened pleading standard of Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b) or the more relaxed notice-pleading standard of Fed. R. Civ. P. 8(a) applies to pleading loss causation for a federal securities-law claim.
United States
22 Dec 2014
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