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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
On July 27, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued the long-anticipated decision in Friedman v. Sebelius. Friedman addressed whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its...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
What you need to know in the context of anti-corruption corporate compliance
Companies recognise that they must assess and manage risk in relation to bribery and corruption compliance; the question is, how to do so...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
A New York federal district court recently ruled that, with limited statutorily defined exceptions, a whistleblower asserting private relation claims under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act must...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently weakened the impact of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b) in False Claims Act (“FCA”) cases. The FCA allows whistleblowers (called “relators”) to bring lawsuits...more
Legal Aspects of software piracy this is an article appeared in Dataquest September Magazine...more
Three U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would make permanent provisions of the Antitrust Criminal Penalties Enforcement and Reform Act of 2004 (ACPERA) granting reduced civil liability to companies who successfully...more
SEC v. TAMBONE: The First Circuit Reverses Course on What It Means to “Make” a Statement Under the Securities Laws
The First Circuit’s en banc ruling in SEC v. Tambone, No. 07 1384 (Mar. 10, 2010), vacated a key part of a...more
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