Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
Is Punishment Dead in America?
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Building A Post-Recession Law Firm
Fine Tuning Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Corporate Compliance Policies – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
What to Do When the Government Comes Calling – Interview with Peter Chavkin, Member, Mintz Levin
Corporate Criminal Liability – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sandbagging of a Federal District Judge
For Jeff Skilling, 'Enron Was His Life,' Lawyer Says
Bill on Bankruptcy: Versace Mansion Up for Sale, Casey Anthony
Spitzer "Disappointed" in Wall Street's Regulators
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
In this issue:
- Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
- Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement Enforcement
- Actions and Strategies
- Types of Settlements...more
Penny stock companies have been much in the news recently. They can be tough entities for law enforcement to look into given that their officers and directors are often not inclined to cooperate with government...more
The Bribery Act 2010 has now been in force for three years. Despite the announcements and commentary that it heralded a new and aggressive face toward corporate corruption, there have as yet been no corporate prosecutions...more
It’s been open season on financial institutions since the 2008-2009 financial crisis (“Financial Crisis”). State and federal prosecutors and regulators are competing with each other for press coverage of their latest consent...more
As we are now past the halfway mark of 2014, I thought it might be a good time to look at the year in review, so over the next couple of days, I will be reviewing what I believe to be some issues and developments to the...more
The ongoing debate whether certain executives are “too big to jail” misses the most important trend in corporate governance – namely, that criminal conduct is rising in the C-Suite. Viewed from a broad perspective, since...more
Welcome to the June 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month, on the anticorruption front, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit defines key Foreign Corrupt...more
As Chief Compliance Officers rise in the corporate hierarchy, they will become the focus of more enforcement actions. This increased focus on prosecution of CCOs could have a chilling effect on their performance and the...more
Courtesy of Professor Emmett Brown, I recently attended the 2114 Securities Law Conference and I must say that I was heartened by what I heard there and then. Here are some of my notes from the conference...more
The U.K.’s Serious Frauds Office prevailed in its first overseas corruption trial, securing a jury verdict in its favor and against two former Innospec executives. The case stems from a referral by the DOJ following FCPA...more
In this issue:
- SEC Chair Gives Speech on Equity Market Structure
- New CFTC Commissioners Confirmed; Chairman Sworn In
- CFTC Extends No-Action Relief for Certain Transaction-Level Requirements...more
Mary Jo White, chairwoman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), recently discussed enforcement trends and offered advice on how companies...more
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an arm of the U.S. Department of Treasury, recently fined a Miami-based money services business (MSB) and its owner $10,000 for failing to implement proper anti-money...more
Anti-Corruption Digest is an update distributed on a monthly basis by Dorsey & Whitney providing a summary of the latest developments in anti-corruption enforcement activity around the world.
In This Issue:
Welcome to the May 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month, on the anticorruption front, Avon Products, Inc. (“Avon”) agrees to pay USD $135 million to settle a...more
On May 16, 2014, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit provided the first appellate court interpretation of the reach of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to conduct involving...more
In this issue:
- Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Fee-Shifting Bylaw
- FINRA Proposes Changes to FINRA Rules 7410 and 2121
- CFTC Staff Announces Streamlined No-Action Relief Process for Certain...more
In 2010, the SEC implemented a Cooperation Initiative designed to encourage individuals and companies to cooperate with SEC investigations. See SEC Announces Initiative to Encourage Individuals and Companies to Cooperate and...more
As we discussed here, on March 12, 2014, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revised its previous guidance on granting waivers to well-known seasoned issuers (WKSIs) to continue...more
There have been major developments in the trade, solar cells, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
REASON FOR THIS NEWSLETTER -
Some readers have commented that this newsletter is...more
In this issue:
- Regulatory Capital
- Financial Services
- Market Infrastructure
- Financial Crime
- Excerpt from Derivatives: CFTC...more
Last month in anticorruption news, one of the world’s largest IT companies agrees to pay a nine-digit settlement to U.S. authorities related to bribes paid in Mexico and Eastern Europe; a Japanese commodities trader agrees to...more
On April 14, the DOJ and the SEC announced additional charges in a previously announced case against employees of a U.S. broker-dealer related to an alleged “massive international bribery scheme.” ...more
Welcome to Dorsey & Whitney’s monthly Anti-Corruption Digest. Anti-corruption enforcement crosses boundaries like no other, so keeping up to date is more important than ever. In this digest, we draw together news of...more
When high frequency trading (HFT) first crept into the public consciousness, it related to primarily to the question of whether rapid, computer driven trading posed risks to the safety and stability of the trading markets. ...more
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