Greg Brower

Greg Brower

Snell & Wilmer

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Common Sense Prevails as D.C. Circuit Applies Upjohn in Vacating District Court Order to Produce Investigation Reports

Government contractors and other companies subject to internal investigation requirements won some relief from the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on June 26 with a decision that firmly reiterated that...more

7/1/2014 - Appeals Attorney-Client Privilege Compliance Confidential Communications Contractors Employer Liability Issues False Claims Act Federal Contractors Internal Investigations Kellogg Brown & Root Upjohn Warnings Work-Product Doctrine

Nevada Gaming Regulators Warn Against Medical Marijuana

Just as the application process for newly legal medical marijuana licenses has begun, Nevada’s Gaming Control Board (GCB) has issued guidance that should concern any current or aspiring gaming licensee who is also interested...more

5/8/2014 - Gambling Gaming Marijuana Medical Marijuana

Bill Introduced in Congress Would Undo DOJ Reinterpretation of Wire Act

The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, H.R. 4301, 113th Cong. (2nd Sess. 2014), S. 2159, 113th Cong. (2nd Sess. 2014) (RAWA), was introduced in Congress on March 26, 2014. The bill amends provisions of the federal criminal...more

4/17/2014 - DOJ Horse Racing Interstate Wire Act

District Court’s Attorney-Client Privilege Ruling Counteracts Incentives to Perform Internal Investigations

It has long been assumed that under the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Upjohn Co. v. United States, reports generated during an internal investigation undertaken at the direction, and under the supervision, of corporate...more

3/27/2014 - Attorney-Client Privilege Internal Investigations SCOTUS Upjohn Warnings

Nevada Gaming Commission Approves Prepaid Cards

At its meeting on February 20, 2014, the Nevada Gaming Commission adopted amendments to NGC Regulation 1–Issuance of Regulations: Construction; Definition–and NGC Regulation 14–Manufacturers, Distributors, Operators of...more

3/20/2014 - Gambling Gaming Commissions Prepaid Payment Products

Maryland v. King: Possibly The Most Important Criminal Procedure Case in Decades

Many Supreme Court observers, including no less than Justice Samuel Alito himself, have described Maryland v. King as perhaps the most important criminal procedure case that the Court has decided in decades. While this may...more

3/19/2014 - Criminal Procedure DNA Evidence Fourth Amendment Search & Seizure Warrantless Searches

When Enough Is Not Enough: Two Court Rulings Complicate Corporate Compliance Efforts

In the shadow of billion dollar settlements, exhaustive and expensive internal investigations, costly shareholder derivative suits, and the constant need to stay competitive in a global marketplace, companies in recent years...more

10/16/2013 - Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance Corporate Counsel Internal Investigations Settlement

Beware the False Claims Act, Whistleblowers, and the Importance of Internal Investigations

Companies that do business with the federal government must be cognizant of potential liability under the False Claims Act. Civil litigation may be inevitable at times as a result of occasional business disputes with...more

10/3/2013 - CID Corporate Counsel DOJ False Claims Act Internal Investigations Whistleblower Awards Whistleblowers

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