FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 32-the FCPA Year in Review, Individual Enforcement Actions
Trends in FCPA Compliance and Enforcement for 2014
What Is Driving Stepped Up Government Health Care Enforcement? – Interview with Hope Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
In This Presentation:
- A Look Back at 2013
- Where Do We Go From Here?
- What Is This H-1B Cap Stuff?
- Why Immigration Reform Is Not Imminent
- What About Form I-9 And E-Verify?
- Enforcement On The...more
In this issue:
- Regulatory Capital
- Financial Services
- Excerpt from Derivatives:
Common Data Format for Pre-LOUs for the...more
On February 28, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service Large Business and International Division released updated guidance for examiners incorporating and superseding two directives relating to Information Document Requests. The...more
On February 13, 2014, BNP Paribas ("BNP"), France's largest bank, announced in its fourth quarter results that it will soon be joining the growing community of banking institutions that, within the past five years, have been...more
In recent years, the antikickback statute (AKS) has emerged as an essential legal weapon to combat alleged misconduct in the health care industry. The government’s enforcement patterns reflect how the AKS is increasingly used...more
Simon Bushell and James Davies of Latham & Watkins LLP explain the process of locating, preserving and recovering assets in the UK and overseas.
It is important for international companies to be able to plan and...more
It is an axiom in the trial lawyer world that bad facts make bad law. The reason is if the facts are particularly egregious, most judges and juries will go out of their way to try and see that justice is served if not done....more
The July 2013 alert, Federal Government Aggressively Pursuing Health Care Fraud, stressed the importance of self-audits for health care providers. With the Obama administration taking a hard-line approach to repeat offenders...more
Welcome to Dorsey & Whitney’s monthly Anti-Corruption Digest. Anti-corruption enforcement crosses boundaries like no other, so keeping up to date is more important than ever. In this digest, we draw together news of...more
Even more notable to securities practitioners than the attendance of Mark Cuban at this year’s SEC Speaks event (held in Washington, D.C. on February 21 22, 2014) was the start-to-finish focus of the Enforcement Division on...more
On February 21-22, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual “SEC Speaks” conference in Washington, D.C. On the first day of the conference, Kara Brockmeyer, Chief of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...more
As I sat in an Orlando convention center ballroom last week, I noted that the sense of anticipation for the remarks of CFPB Deputy Director Steven Antonakes seemed to range from "not that interested" to "just trying to get a...more
The leaders of the Securities and Exchange Commission addressed the public on February 21-22 at the annual SEC Speaks conference in Washington, D.C. The presentations covered an array of topics, but common themes included...more
On February 19, CFPB Deputy Director Steve Antonakes spoke at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual servicing conference and detailed the CFPB’s expectations for servicers as they implement the new servicing rules that...more
CD: Could you outline some of the key trends you are seeing in securities litigation and enforcement? Has the volume of class actions in this area increased in recent years?
Jeff E. Butler: One important new...more
The annual “SEC Speaks Conference,” where the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and its senior staff review the major developments from the prior year, and preview the SEC’s enforcement priorities for the upcoming...more
If you are a "covered entity" under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and suffer a breach of protected health information, one of your first reactions should be to count the number of affected...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently announced that it will be hosting a two-day workshop in Washington, DC on March 20-21 to examine competition issues related to current developments in the U.S. health care...more
In a recent award enforcement decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that parties cannot contractually eliminate judicial review of arbitral awards under the US Federal Arbitration...more
On February 11, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to newly appointed Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen, asking that she reconsider the Board’s policy of...more
The SEC likes to reorganize, refocus and reenergize. In the last ten years, the SEC has continued to reinvent itself. Whether it has been effective or not, is still up for questioning....more
We were reminded recently that two of the most widespread and lucrative antitrust investigations in the history of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (the “Division”) remain very active and are likely to remain as...more
Harneys has successfully brought an action that changes the law relating to the access of the BVI Courts to enforce a foreign judgment. The Court of Appeal victory was quickly followed by a change in the civil procedure rules...more
From the looks of it, 2013 was a very rough year for the National Labor Relations Board (Board)! Last year, we reported that the Board would face some serious legal battles in 2013. Some of those...more
I-9 investigations are at an all-time high. Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. From fiscal years 2009 to 2012, the total amount of fines grew to nearly $13 million...more
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