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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
The Lance Armstrong saga continues to provide many lessons for the compliance practitioner. A recent article on ESPN.com, entitled “Lance calls for amnesty program”, reported that Armstrong has come out in favor of those who...more
Megaupload Ltd. is alleged to have disseminated copyright protected movies and music and US prosecutors now have the task of gaining access to the company’s servers in a bid to prove their case....more
As real money online gambling remains bogged down in the legislative and regulatory morass, social gaming applications have been on a tear. As we have previously reported, major players are leveraging social gaming...more
USTR Announces Results of Special 301 Review of Notorious Markets and Identifies Marketplaces that Facilitate Global Piracy and Counterfeiting (released 12/13/2012):
"Washington, D.C. – United States Trade...more
November 2, 2012, Letter from ARTHUR L. GLEASON, JR., President & CEO of Kentucky Lottery Corporation to US Senator Mitch McConnell re: Draft Reid - Kyl Bill Regulating Interstate iPoker and Proscribing other forms of...more
State of New York Indictments of Elaborate Sports Betting Ring Involves Offshore Online Sports Betting Web Sites Allegedly Utilized by the Defendants for illegal sports wagering in the US:
In addition to traditional...more
With the conclusion of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the world’s eyes will soon turn to Sochi, the Black Sea resort city in Russia, which will host the 2014 Winter Olympics. In addition to serving as the backdrop for...more
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PokerStars will pay a total of $731m to settle a civil case with the U.S. Department of Justice and rescue former rival Full Tilt Poker from oblivion,...more
The PPA is a non-profit organization, whose membership includes over a million
professional and amateur poker players and enthusiasts with years of experience playing poker, is in a unique position to help inform the Court...more
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that upon the accompanying Memorandum of Christopher
Ferguson joining the Memorandum of Points and Authority in Support of Howard Lederer’s Motion to Dismiss the Verified First Amended Complaint and the...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Let’s add a new industry to the list of FCPA industry sweeps. Is anyone surprised?
If I worked at DOJ or the SEC, I would simply take a look at those significant industries entering China and launch an industry-wide...more
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
Since the indictments of the principals of three U.S. facing real money poker sites and the filing of a parallel civil forfeiture action against the three sites there has been some discussion about whether the players who...more
The image of 36 women wearing skimpy orange dresses at a World Cup soccer match last June raised the ire of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (“FIFA”), which had two of the women arrested for organizing the...more
In August, 2009, the Ninth Circuit decided en banc by 9-2 that a California resident Claude Cassirer can sue Spain to recover his grandmother's oil painting "Rue Saint-Honore, apres-midi, effet de pluie," painted by the...more
A major art heist this past week raises considerable issues regarding art security and title. At the Paris Museum of Modern Art, a brazen thief made off with five paintings, valued together in excess of $120 million. The...more
Optimal Group Non-Prosecution Agreement with SDNY - October 29, 2009
[Excerpt from NPA document]
"On the understandings specified below, the Office of the United States Attorney for
the Southern District ofNew...more
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