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SEC, USAO Charge Four With Insider Trading Tied to Political Intelligence

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The Commission resolved an earlier action against a political intelligence firm that had ties to the Centers for Medicare & Medicate Services or CMS by requiring admissions, a cease and desist order and revamped compliance...more

Health Care Perspectives

With deep experience in the health care industry and a comprehensive understanding of its diverse participants, Katten attorneys serve as conference moderators and panelists, host accredited events, and produce webinars to...more

DOJ Issues New Guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Federal Fraud Investigations

On February 8th, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) quietly issued new guidance on how the agency evaluates corporate compliance programs during fraud investigations. The guidance, published on the agency’s website as the...more

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for September 2016

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary...more

Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense - January 2016

The FCPA in 2016: DOJ and SEC Focus on International Cooperation and Investigation of Individuals - Why it matters: As we reported in our December 2015 newsletter, both SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney and DOJ...more

PE-Backed Lab Company Millennium Health to Pay $256 Million Settlement with Government

by McGuireWoods LLP on

We’ve discussed in the past certain risks of which investors should be aware with laboratory investments. Last week, TA Associates portfolio company Millennium Health agreed to pay $256 million to resolve claims that it...more

DOJ Takes Aim at Responsible Individuals in Corporate Investigations

by BakerHostetler on

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates recently announced new instructions for attorneys at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), outlining in a memorandum the DOJ’s policies with respect to civil and criminal...more

DOJ Hires Compliance Counsel to Aid in Charging Decisions

by Polsinelli on

In today’s robust enforcement climate, most companies have taken at least the first steps towards establishing a formal corporate compliance program. The mere existence of such a program, however, will not by itself protect a...more

Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense - August 2015

Are the Circuits A-Splitting? The Ninth Circuit Declines to Follow the Second Circuit's Insider Trading Decision in U.S. v. Newman - Why it matters: On July 6, 2015, the Ninth Circuit in U.S. v. Salman declined to...more

6 Questions To Ask Before An Internal Investigation

Every company, large or small, will eventually face a problem that requires an internal investigation. Boiled to its essence, an internal investigation is really nothing more than a way to obtain information to avoid or solve...more

DOJ Criminal Division Renews Efforts to Investigate Whistleblower Allegations

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has signaled a heightened effort to bring criminal prosecutors into the loop regarding False Claims Act referrals and other whistleblower complaints. In recent remarks at a conference comprised...more

White Collar Watch - September 2014

by Saul Ewing LLP on

In This Issue: - Conditions of participation vs. conditions of payment – a recent trend in False Claims Act cases - SEC gives first whistleblower award to audit and compliance employee - Whistleblower...more

Whistleblower Retaliation Claims — Are You Prepared?

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Publicity about whistleblower claims and recoveries continues to grab headlines. The recent confession by Lance Armstrong highlighted the blood doping allegations behind his seven Tour de France titles and on the...more

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