Mark J. Biros

Mark J. Biros

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Supreme Court Holds That Criminal Defendants Challenging Pre-Trial Asset Seizure Cannot Contest a Grand Jury’s Determination of...

On February 25, 2014, in Kaley v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 that criminal defendants challenging the legality of a §853(e)(1) pre-trial asset seizure may not contest a grand jury's determination of...more

3/4/2014 - Criminal Prosecution Frozen Assets Grand Juries Kaley v. United States Probable Cause SCOTUS Sixth Amendment

Private Fund Managers Be Aware: FCPA Enforcement Is Coming Your Way

The increased globalization of the private investment industry has given rise to an enhanced focus by U.S. prosecutors and regulators on rooting out corrupt business activities in private equity firms and hedge funds. As...more

2/13/2014 - Compliance Enforcement Actions FCPA Fund Managers

Private Funds In Focus - Winter 2014

Year End Update – Compliance: Certain Upcoming U.S. Regulatory Deadlines - The list below briefly summarizes various regulatory obligations and filing deadlines for private fund managers under U.S. rules....more

1/27/2014 - CFTC Compliance CTA Form 13F IPO JOBS Act Private Funds Rule 506 Offerings SEC Securities Exchange Act

New Reporting Company Disclosure Requirements for Activities Relating to Iran

On August 10, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012, or the TRA....more

1/28/2013 - Iran Sanctions Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act Reporting Requirements SEC

Final Rule on New Iranian Sanctions Published

On December 26, 2012 the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") published a final rule amending the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 560 (the "ITSR"), to implement...more

12/31/2012 - Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act ITSR OFAC Sanctions Subsidiaries

When A Whistleblower Investigation Turns Criminal

The new SEC bounty-hunter regime, the explosion in whistleblower claims, and the increasing severity and complexity of those claims raises the specter of government investigations and criminal sanctions....more

12/20/2012 - Compliance Criminal Prosecution DOJ Investigations Outside Counsel Sanctions Whistleblowers

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