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Supreme Court Gives Green Light To Prosecutors "Piling On" In Cross-Border Criminal Enforcement Actions
On June 17, 2019, in Gamble v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S.
United States
20 Aug 2019
Colorado Shores Up Employee Protections For Criminal History Inquiries, Wage Theft And Pay Equity During Busy 2019 Legislative Session
Colorado's 2019 legislative session was busy, including producing a trio of new employment laws that tighten regulations on employers in the areas of pay equity
United States
26 Jun 2019
Congress Agrees To Final Opioids Bill With Vote Scheduled This Week
House and Senate leaders Wednesday agreed to sweeping new legislation to respond to the national opioid epidemic.
United States
1 Oct 2018
Hurricane Harvey Special Alert
Hurricane Harvey has left our Houston and Texas communities with significant recovery and restoration needs. As attorneys, we struggle with how we can be most helpful
United States
7 Sep 2017
Departments Of Justice And Labor Announce Initiative To Provide For Significantly Increased Criminal Penalties For Workplace Safety Violations
Under Section 17(e) of the act, an employer may be subject to imprisonment for not more than six months, when it willfully violates any OSHA standard and that violation causes the death of an employee.
United States
1 Mar 2016
Philadelphia Shows Brotherly Love For Ex-Felons Seeking Jobs
Philadelphia, several other cities, and six states have ban-the-box laws prohibiting private employers from asking about criminal history on an initial job application.
United States
31 Dec 2015
Contractors Bidding On Public Contracts May Not Ask Applicants For Criminal History Information
The law does not apply if the position requires a criminal background check under state or federal law, nor does it apply to workers obtained through a union hiring hall pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement.
United States
27 Jan 2015
Background Checks For Minors: Written Notice To The Parent Or Guardian Required
If criminal background checks are performed, the notice must state whether the checks include state and federal criminal history information and the nature of the offenses the business looks to identify.
United States
26 Jan 2015
License To Hack? DOJ Seeks Expanded Authority To Use Hacking Techniques
The DOJ pushes to loosen requirements for obtaining search warrants in order to allow them greater freedom to hack into the computers of criminal suspects.
United States
9 Apr 2014
G20 Representatives Strike Historic Agreement On Automatic Tax Information Exchange
Tax records will be shared around the world by 2015 as part of a G20 pledge to crack down on international tax evasion.
United States
17 Sep 2013
U.S. DOJ Offers Landmark Non-Prosecution Deal For Swiss Banks
On August 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a program, supported by the Swiss government, to encourage all Swiss banks to admit their role in U.S. tax evasion in exchange for non-prosecution agreements and substantial monetary penalties.
United States
17 Sep 2013
New York Man Pleads Guilty To Hiding Inheritance In Swiss Account
Tax Analysts Tax Notes is reporting that HENRY SEGGERMAN pled guilty today in Manhattan federal court to charges related to his participation in a scheme with family members to hide in secret Swiss bank accounts, and not reveal to the Internal Revenue Service, over $12 million that had been left to SEGGERMAN and his family members by SEGGERMAN's father.
United States
5 Sep 2013
California Man Pleads Guilty To Hiding Money In Israeli Banks
Tax Analysts Tax Notes is reporting that Aaron Cohen of Encino, Calif., pleaded guilty today in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to conspiracy to defraud the United States.
United States
5 Sep 2013
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