A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Polsinelli Podcast - Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Consequences for Corporations
Government’s Health Care Fraud “Cash Cow” Keeps Mooing
Investment Management Update- 2014 Election Impact
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
Polsinelli Podcast - Republicans Gain Control of the U.S. Senate - How That May Impact Health Reform
Karl Rove's Efforts to "Buy" Courts Harmed America, Says Legendary Attorney
Crisis at the Border Shows Problems in US Immigration Law
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Aquila on M&A: Dealmaking is Back
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
What Comes Next in Derivatives Regulation?
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Skid Row Demonstration Disrupts a Neighborhood “Walk,” But Police Make an Arrest for the Wrong Violation -
A Los Angeles Skid Row advocacy group faced off against those participating in a “walk” through the Skid Row...more
Obama administration proposal would reduce legal ambiguities and allow civil RICO claims.
On January 2015, the Obama administration announced a series of proposals to strengthen the country’s response to...more
In light of the first federal “coordination” case guilty plea, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has announced its intent to aggressively pursue convictions for coordination violations. This apparently new focus comes as the...more
Ever since the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its landmark decision in United States v. Newman, debate has raged about whether the court has sanctioned insider trading or has appropriately restrained the...more
On March 9, 2015, pursuant to authority contained in the recently enacted Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act (Act), President Obama issued an executive order (EO) declaring a national emergency with...more
In This Issue:
- Foreign Currency Manipulation Front and Center in U.S. Trade Talks
- United States Challenges Chinese Export Subsidies at the WTO
- Executive Branch Launches Plan to Combat Wildlife...more
Further to the recent developments and discussion on the online gambling and gambling related activities legal framework, the Council of Ministers approved, on 26 February 2015, new gambling regulations....more
In a first of its kind case, a campaign consultant for a Congressional candidate pled guilty to violating The Federal Election Campaign Act’s probation on coordination between the campaign of a candidate for federal office...more
The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be...more
The House of Representatives adopted several ethics reform measures (public meeting notice, Freedom of Information Act/public records, and public official reporting requirements) this week. In addition, the House Ways and...more
The news media has already engaged in rampant speculation regarding the potential candidates from both parties in the 2016 presidential election. Inextricably tied to the talk of political campaigns is the public discussion...more
In what appears to be a first of its kind federal prosecution, Tyler Harber, a well-known political consultant, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia to illegally coordinating campaign...more
This past week, commissioner salary raises were amended into deficiency funding legislation, tax committees heard a host of potential omnibus bill legislation, and additional testimony was heard on teacher tenure policy, as...more
As previously reported, on November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain...more
The first of a three-part series on the new landscape of anti-money laundering enforcement -
During hearings conducted in 2012 by the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Senator Tom Coburn commented...more
In the last few years, several Latin American countries and the United States have increased their focus on anti-corruption matters. This article will survey some of the most significant recent public anti-corruption...more
President Obama wants to go where the Supreme Court refused to tread. As part of his cybersecurity and privacy initiatives, which we discussed last week, the President would strengthen the federal anti-hacking provisions of...more
Last month I had the opportunity to attend an event organized by Fair Trials International at the European Parliament. The event was hosted by Judith Sargentini, MEP, and featured speakers who have been victims of abusive...more
“Enhanced enforcement is going to continue throughout this administration, and there are several factors that play into that,” said Latham & Watkins partner Lawrence Buterman. “The DOJ’s Antitrust Division has been quite...more
Millions of undocumented immigrants are currently living in the United States, many of whom arrived here as children years ago or who have lived here for many years and now have U.S.-born and U.S.-citizen children. As we...more
Jan. 9, 2015 (Mimesis Law) -- The U.S. government has changed up its approach to criminal health care fraud prosecutions, joining forces with fiscal intermediaries on the civil side to ramp up investigations, and this new...more
It would seem to all observers of the William Browder case that INTERPOL’s most recent consideration of Russia’s request to issue a Red Notice against Mr. Browder would result in a swift denial, that has not happened....more
This afternoon, the long-running saga of Robert McDonnell came to what may be the end (not counting appeals) when the former Virginia Governor was sentenced to serve two years in prison after a jury convicted him of bribery...more
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced that his Administration would provide several executive actions with respect to immigration. This bulletin summarizes the elements expected to be included in such executive...more
Welcome to the December 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, a major cosmetics retailer as well as its subsidiary pleads guilty to...more
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