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Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
With Probable Cause and Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Supreme Court Would Rather Keep Things Fluid
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Marijuana in the Workplace
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
Weekly Brief: Courthouse Violence on the Rise
How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
Ex-Boy Scout Trial Exposes Group’s “Pervert” Cover Up
Do You Need A Lawyer for a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena?
How Do Federal Prosecutors Categorize People Who Are Involved in an Investigation?
In this issue:
- SEC and CFTC Adopt Joint Rules to Help Protect Investors from Identity Theft
- CME Block Trade Advisories Clarify Nonpublic Information Restrictions
- CFTC Staff Issues No-Action...more
In America, internal investigations into suspicions and allegations of employee misconduct follow an increasingly well-defined approach. But exporting US investigatory best practices raises unexpected...more
Last month, two federal judges in the Southern District of New York reached differing conclusions about the minimum contacts required for U.S. courts to exercise personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants in civil...more
A New York federal district court judge has dismissed a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) claim against a former executive of Siemens, S.A. Argentina and Siemens Transportation Systems for lack of personal jurisdiction. ...more
Recent Canadian and international trends point to signs of an increasingly litigious mining industry and an increased risk of liability exposure for mining companies, officers and directors. Over the last several months,...more
In this issue:
- Recent SEC Speeches Focus on Investor Protection and Disclosure
- SEC 2013 Examination Priorities
- CFTC Revises Clearing Compliance Schedule for iTraxx CDS Indices
- SEC Division...more
A recent ruling in the Southern District of New York rejected two defenses in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) case, resulting in an interpretation of the law that could have damaging consequences for defendants who are...more
Two recent district court decisions have shed light on the reach and scope of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) over foreign nationals: SEC v. Straub and SEC v. Sharef. For companies and individuals operating...more
In a case addressing an issue of first impression involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the US District Court for the Southern District of New York adopted an expansive interpretation of the statute’s interstate...more
In the last two weeks, in two separate SEC enforcement actions, judges in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued rulings addressing when the United States Securities and Exchange...more
Judge in Siemens case seeks "limiting principle" for the exercise of personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants and concludes that mere support for a bribery scheme by a foreign defendant is insufficient to establish...more
A recent federal court decision highlights the increasing risk of prosecution for foreign national executives under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA”). The decision from the federal district court in New York denied...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
Continued aggressive cartel enforcement in 2012 Authorities around the world continued to vigorously enforce cartel law in 2012. Total fines increased in many jurisdictions, and authorities around the...more
Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to various cities in Spain; including, Grenata. Grenata is home to the UNESCO World Heritage site of “the Alhambra”. The Alhambra is a combination of both a fortress and a palace...more
Legal News: Eye on China Quarterly Newsletter offers companies helpful insight as they successfully navigate China’s complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. In this issue, we focus on the following...more
In This Issue:
- Editor’s Letter
- Please Tell Me How This Ends: Determining a Client’s Status in a Grand Jury Investigation
- ITC Section 337 Practice: Beyond Patent Infringement
- Conference Highlights —...more
The European Commission eyes sector inquiries as a new tool in European State aid law. In European antitrust law Sector inquiries are already successfully employed to detect cartelist activities. This could allow the European...more
In This Issue:
..Kathleen Sullivan Named a “Top 10 Female Litigator” by Benchmark Litigation and Euromoney Legal Media Group
..Pharma Patent Litigators Nick Cerrito and Eric Stops Join Quinn Emanuel...more
Last month, Quinn Emanuel won an important victory for its clients the Pangang Group and three of its subsidiaries in a closely watched criminal prosecution brought under the Economic Espionage Act (EEA). Pangang is one of...more
In This Issue:
Trial Update; Internet Litigation Update; Russia Litigation Update; Analysis: The Federal Circuit’s Transocean Decision on Offer-To-Sell Infringement; Securities Litigation Update; Victory in Criminal...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
On August 31, 2012, China's legislature, the National People’s Congress, approved an amendment (“Amendment”) to the PRC Civil Procedure Law (“CPL”). The Amendment presents the second time in six months that China’s top...more
A current anti-piracy case demonstrates the U.S. government’s intent to enforce its copyright laws not just beyond national borders, but beyond the extent of logic. The U.S. Department of Justice has issued an arrest warrant...more
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