Front Line Interview Episode 1. Alison Taylor: Organizations, Compliance & Corruption
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 189-Compliance Evangelist
The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
Taking A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security
An FCPA Journey to the Darkside & Steps to Protect Your Organization
What is a hostile work environment?
CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
From Behind the Bribe: The Sharp End of Compliance
Strong Market Outlook Drives Growth of Philippine Companies
Why do we have to go to mediation?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 178-Ben Locwin on Risk Assessments
Do I need an expert witness in my case?
Marketing to Millennials
CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Preparing a Company to Deal With Activist Investors
How can someone prepare for the first meeting with an attorney?
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
The 9th Circuit just denied rehearing en banc in a closely watched decision that declined to adopt a broad interpretation of its influential sister circuit’s watershed opinion in United States v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2d Cir....more
For decades, companies trying to cooperate with the government have hoped for a change in the general rule that disclosing privileged communications and/or work product to the government waives those protections. In nearly...more
More frequently than ever before, American plaintiffs and prosecutors are using U.S. laws to target conduct that has little, if any, connection to the United States. Potential exposure to criminal and civil liability under...more
The Supreme Court recently handed down its judgment in Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others  UKSC 23. The Court was unanimous in dismissing the appellants’ case that the claimants’ claims...more
In an effort to lessen the risk that businesses and individuals performing legitimate financial transactions will have funds frozen through a prosecutor’s use of forfeiture laws, on March 31, Attorney General Eric Holder...more
In a one-day Department of Justice Antitrust Division takedown last September, nine international companies based outside the United States pled guilty to criminal antitrust violations and agreed to pay more than $740 million...more
The KBR decision should not be interpreted as a sign that internal investigations of regulatory compliance are privileged per se. Companies should keep the following principles in mind when conducting any internal...more
On October 16, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, in Aleynikov v. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., found that a former vice president and computer programmer was an “officer” of Goldman Sachs & Co.,...more
Attorney Peter Chavkin, Chair of Mintz Levin's White Collar Criminal Defense & Parallel Proceedings and Corporate Compliance & Internal Investigations Practices, discusses the steps individuals and companies should take when...more
Was Lawrence DiCristina found guilty or charged in and by the state of New York for promoting gambling or anything else? (No, he was charged by US Federal authorities)
International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) Discussion...more
This case, Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) in the matter of Northwest Resources Limited v Craigside Company Limited BVI company number 74124 named in the Schedule  FCA 201 considered when it is...more
In Belmont v. MB Investment Partners, Inc., No. 12-1580, 2013 WL 646344 (3d Cir. Feb. 22, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that a mere failure by corporate directors to oversee enforcement...more
A little more than a year after Deustche Telekom (“DT”) and Magyar Telekom entered into multi-million dollar settlements with the SEC and DOJ to resolve claims that the two companies violated the FCPA, three former Magyar...more
For companies conducting an internal investigation of potential wrongdoing in Germany, one important consideration is to protect the confidentiality of the information developed. Given court decisions in Germany which hold...more
[Defense Request for Status Conference in USA v. PokerStars (Lederer, Ferguson, Furst) SDNY civil forfeiture proceedings:]
We represent claimant and defendant Howard Lederer in connection with the referenced case. Mr....more
Originally published in InsideCounsel.com on August 23, 2012.
How Can a Victim Obtain Relief Through Forfeiture?
Forfeited property generally goes to the government to spend in whatever manner it sees fit. However...more
Jonathan Strong v. Dean E. Taylor, et al. and Tidewater, Inc. (nominal Defendant), Civil Action No. 11-392 (E.D. La. 2012), addresses several international practice issues in the context of a motion to dismiss a derivative...more
In 1999, then-United States Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder issued the “Holder Memorandum” – a document that has come to profoundly impact the way in which corporations conduct internal investigations and deal with the...more
Companies hire lawyers for a reason. Hopefully, they do so for more than one reason. Lawyers provide several important benefits, contrary to all the jokes and ridicule against the profession.
Corporations subject to criminal and civil regulatory investigations have long grappled with the highly charged decision over whether to provide the government with privileged communications and attorney work product or...more
Under German law, companies may escape cartel fines by undertaking an internal restructuring. The German competition authority has indicated a willingness to reallocate such cases to the European Commission, which can impose...more
On January 6, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it has modified its settlement policy for enforcement actions that also involve a criminal conviction or admissions by a defendant of criminal...more
Information on how to keep an embezzlement from taking place....more
On August 5, 2011, the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the “OIG”), notified Howard Solomon, the CEO of Forest Laboratories, that the OIG would take no action against him under...more
During our 2011 Annual Meeting in Lisbon, we had specialty group breakout sessions - and lucky for you, our corporate session was recorded! The group had a roundtable discussion dedicated to the topic of "Anti-Corruption...more
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