Robert Cleary

Robert Cleary

Proskauer Rose LLP

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Supply Chain Transparency

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is new legislation introduced in the UK with the intention of combatting slavery and human trafficking. Continuing the trend for legislation to have extra-territorial reach, as illustrated by the...more

3/16/2016 - Board of Directors Disclosure Requirements Human Rights Human Trafficking Modern Slavery Act Section 54 Supply Chain Transparency UK

New York Proposes First State Bitcoin Regulations

One might have thought the biggest news in the digital currency world lately was Dell announcing that it was now accepting bitcoin. However, after a series of highly-publicized hearings in January, New York State rolled out...more

7/25/2014 - Bitcoin Dell Digital Assets Licensing Rules Proposed Regulation Rulemaking Process Virtual Currency

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

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