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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
On May 13, 2013, the Supreme Court denied a taxpayer’s petition for certiorari regarding the Seventh Circuit’s August 27, 2012, decision applying the Required Records Exception to override the taxpayer’s Fifth Amendment...more
Mar. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The US Supreme Court hears oral arguments on two landmark civil rights cases focusing on gay marriage. Also, Italy's Supreme...more
The Eleventh Circuit recently joined the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in holding that subpoenaed foreign financial records properly fall within the Required Records Exception to the Fifth Amendment privilege against...more
In This Issue:
- Eleventh Circuit Holds that Production of Foreign Bank Account Records May be Compelled in Criminal Investigation Under Required Records Exception to Fifth Amendment Privilege
- Supreme Court...more
This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on fines against Royal Bank of Scotland for alleged Libor rate rigging; the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Standard & Poors; developments in a mortgage-backed securities...more
INTERPOL is dedicated to providing global cooperation between the law enforcement agencies for all of its member countries. Obviously, the primary goal of an organization such as INTERPOL is enforcement of the laws of its...more
In the last post, I addressed the latest events in the case of Michael Misick, former Premier of Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Today's post is a continuation of that discussion and an update of a related post from earlier...more
Sometimes a boat ride - a three hour cruise - can take you places you could never have anticipated.
For Yimmi Bellaizac-Hurtado, Pedro Felipe Angulo-Rodallega, Albeiro Gonzalez-Valois, and Luis Carlos Riascos-Hurtado, a...more
Here at Moskowitz LLP, A Tax Law Firm based in San Francisco, CA, we have been following just how the Internal Revenue Service will collect FBAR penalties once imposed outside the scope of any Offshore Amnesty Program. ...more
In 1941, Robert Noble, Ellis O. Jones and several other individuals were indicted for violating California’s Subversive Organization Registration Law. The defendants were active in a pro-German group called the Friends of...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
Today was a great day for transparency and political freedom. INTERPOL refused to allow the Red Notices as requested by Egypt against the non-governmental workers who are currently sought for prosecution in Egypt. In so...more
The US Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling in favour of Venezuelan government officials and businessmen accused of violating the US Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) on the grounds that...more
The paper looks at treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay and the legal justifications for their use....more
A good number of people who complain about unfairly issued Red Notices argue that the charges underlying their Red Notices are politically motivated. Many times, the claim of political motivation is true.
Interstate transmissions of wire communications that do not relate to a “sporting event or contest” fall outside the reach of the Wire Act. Because the proposed New York and Illinois lottery proposals do not...more
Under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, a taxpayer may refuse to answer specific questions or produce specific records if it would violate his or her privilege against self-incrimination. In a recent appellate...more
In this issue: The United Kingdom Bribery Act 2010; Update On Tort Reform Caps: Are They Constitutional?; Not Just For Adults Anymore; and The Fully Informative, Yet Fully Understandable, OTC Label.
Excerpt from The...more
International assistance in Criminal Issues Between Mexico and Canada...more
These two cases involve an Eighth Amendment challenge to juvenile sentences of life without parole. Taking no position on the constitutionality (or wisdom) of this type of sentence, Cato joined the Solidarity Center for Law...more
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, executive branch lawyers acting as legal council for the President issued several memoranda which interpreted various laws prohibiting torture or "cruel, inhuman, and degrading...more
IGBA iPoker Analyses - Poker Players Funds Seized.
Where gambling business is conducted.
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Are Spammers More Prepared For ISP Shutdowns?
*Minnesota Abandons Efforts To Ban Online Betting
*China To Require Blocking Software on All New PCs
*Nescafé Targets Starbucks’ Instant Coffee in...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Georgia–Pacific Sues P&G Over Bounty Ads
*Actors Unions and Advertisers Strike Deal
*Study Questions Anonymity of Behavioral Targeting Data
*Supreme Court Won’t Hear Ruling Against Anti-Spam...more
Case comment published in Volume 32, Issue 2 of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy - Medellin v. Texas, 128 S.Ct. 1346 (2008)...more
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