Bribery & Corruption in the Military. A Front-Line View (Part II)
BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
What is the Current State of Anti-Bribery Compliance & Enforcement in Australia?
Health Care Enforcement: The Impact on Private Equity Investments
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 145-SEC Enforcement of the FCPA, Part II
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 110-interview with Jonathan Armstrong
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 102-interview with Bruce Carton
In The Cross-Hairs? Protecting Your Company Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Investigations and Investors' Mortgage Buyback Claims
Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Creating an Integrated Due Diligence System - Screening to Audits
Third Party Due Diligence When is Enough, Enough?
An FCPA Review: A Look Back at 2013 and Trends for 2014
Building an Anti Corruption Compliance Program Practical Steps 2 18 14, 9 02 AM
How Can You Better Protect Yourself with the Escalating Trend of FCPA Enforcement?
Managing Your Anti Corruption Policies and Procedures
AML BSA and Sanctions Compliance Part II of II June 24, 2014
AML BSA and Sanctions Compliance I of II June 10 2014
FCPA Training: The Basics
The legal relationship between business and the consumer will be fundamentally reshaped by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA), the key sections of which came into force on 1 October 2015.
This important piece of...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held today that federal District Courts do not have subject-matter jurisdiction to entertain challenges to ongoing SEC administrative enforcement proceedings. A...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC or Commission) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced in a September 15, 2015 Risk Alert (2015 Risk Alert) that it will be conducting a second round of...more
Since the SEC announced the formation of its Financial Fraud Task Force two years ago the agency has struggled to establish this once enforcement mainstay as a current staple. Some commentators have suggested that a trend is...more
Financial fraud actions have traditionally been a staple of SEC Enforcement. During the market crisis, however, the number of those cases waned. Following the formation of a task force focused on financial statement fraud,...more
It is inevitable that some commodity trades end in dispute, particularly in current markets where prices are generally low and have been falling. This may happen in any jurisdiction, although this article focuses on China and...more
Check out this story. In it, we learn this:
"Andrew Ceresney, director of the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, [told] the Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary at a hearing on Wednesday...more
Updated requirements for hospitals to maintain their tax-exempt status under Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code are nothing new. They were enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. However, at the end of...more
Under the terms of the agreement, EU and US sanctions relief will be provided through the suspension and eventual termination of sanctions measures, beginning only if and when the International Atomic Energy Agency verifies...more
The BHP Billiton case represents more than just another FCPA enforcement action; it is a possible landscape change and paradigm shift, one that compliance officers must understand. The SEC charged BHP Billiton $25M for its...more
United States Prevails In Enforcement Dispute With China Over Grain Oriented Electrical Steel -
On July 31, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a ruling in favor of the United States in a dispute over China's...more
CMS Releases 2014 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Results - On August 25, 2015, CMS issued its 2014 quality and financial performance results for 20 ACOs in the Pioneer ACO Model and 333 Medicare Shared Savings Program...more
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has proposed long-expected regulations that would extend anti-money laundering (AML) requirements to federally registered investment advisers (RIA). The August 25, 2015...more
Last year, after a string of defeats for EPA in its NSR enforcement initiative, I suggested that the initiative was in trouble, but that EPA was probably not yet ready to concede defeat. After the latest blow, earlier this...more
Form PF — What Purpose?
SEC registered investment advisers with at least $150 million of assets under management in private funds are required to periodically file Form PF with the SEC. The...more
Companies that do business in the United Kingdom should assess their exposure to the U.K. Modern Slavery Act, which goes into effect this October. The transparency provisions of the Act are applicable to companies that do any...more
As of August 19, 2015, full enforcement of a recent Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) decision in Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC, 26 I&N Dec. 542 (AAO 2015) will commence.
On April 9, 2015, the AAO—the appellate body...more
This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Aviation Regulatory Update discusses DOT’s launch of an investigation of alleged price gouging by airlines following Amtrak train service disruption in the Northeast Corridor, the agency’s...more
When I talk to businesspeople about the legal differences between employees and independent contractors, I often offer the electrician who comes to the office to fix a wiring problem as the paradigmatic independent...more
The Federal Trade Commission’s New Section 5 Statement Preserves the Agency’s “Doctrinal Flexibility” but Fails to Provide Meaningful Concrete Guidance -
On August 13, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released...more
Part One: Setting The Foundation -
Why Does G&E Matter?
Tony Robbins once said, “Every problem is a gift—without problems we would not grow.” In the compliance arena, the reverse also applies, as many gifts can...more
Cash business operators are often prone to under report income or overstate deductions when filing tax returns. The effect of engaging in such conduct can be criminal charges, including tax evasion, money laundering and...more
On August 5th, the Manhattan District Attorney (the "DA’s Office") announced the formation of a multi-agency Citywide Construction Fraud Task Force that will be spearheaded by prosecutors from the office. Its mission is...more
Revisions bring DOJ and SEC guidance in line with FCPA statutory language.
In June, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) quietly revised its manual, A Resource Guide to the U.S....more
SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher provided something of a score card for activities over the past five years he has served on the agency prior to his impending departure. To the surprise of few he panned the Dodd-Frank and...more
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