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In October 2012 Paul Ceglia of New York was arrested on charges he forged documents in a multibillion-dollar scheme to defraud Facebook and its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Mr. Ceglia had brought a much publicized lawsuit...more
The law requires the SEC to bring enforcement actions seeking penalties against individuals who violate the securities laws within five years. The Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling today that rejects the SEC’s argument...more
Court of Appeal affirmed trial court's determination that making a loan based on a false promise to repay amounted to theft by false pretense, and Penal Code 496 therefore applied, entitling the victim to recover treble...more
On September 19, 2012, the Third District Court of Appeals decided that a first party plaintiff could not prosecute a claim against a third party defendant in Brady v. P3 Group (LLC) and Hypower, Inc....more
On August 22, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida denied a major bank’s motion to enjoin prosecution by two state attorneys general of claims related to the bank’s credit card payment protection...more
We recently blogged about the recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Goble, 2012 WL 1918819 (11th Cir. May 29, 2012). There, we discussed the appeals...more
In November 2009, a federal jury in Brooklyn acquitted Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin of securities fraud charges arising from the failure of their hedge fund at Bear Stearns. The case was noteworthy because it was one of...more
This appeal concerns the question of whether it is proper for a court to enter,
as a sanction for litigation non-compliance, a default judgment and a seven-figure
statutory damages award against a penurious individual who...more
French legislative and regulatory developments Page 4
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The dematerialisation of French civil procedure: More than ever a reality Page 9
Reform of the French Blocking...more
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Star Trial Lawyer William Burck...more
When is a breach of contract also fraud? When the party never intended to perform.
So how do you get into the mind of the defendant to determine if he intended to perform when he signed the agreement? Thankfully,...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
Until recently, the use of wiretap evidence was limited to the prosecution of crimes that are specifically enumerated in Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, codified at 18 U.S.C. 2510-2522....more
Information on how to keep an embezzlement from taking place....more
Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, filed a lengthy complaint on March 7, 2011, against mobile marketing entities that have conducted short code marketing campaigns on its network. The complaint alleges...more
A color-coded guide containing the new Illinois Rules of Evidence, the Committee's General and Specific comments, A comparison with the Federal Rules of Evidence and additional commentary....more
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