FSA's methodology for calculating financial penalties is expected to lead to significantly higher fines than in the past.
On 18 March, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) published a final notice imposing a fine...more
Federal Judge Carl Barbier heard opening statements today in the trial of BP, Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co. for their roles in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of...more
On February 22, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated the smuggling and conspiracy convictions of two importers of allegedly tainted cheese products in the case of United States of America v. Yuri...more
On February 6, the FSA issued a final notice to RBS imposing a fine of £87.5 million for misconduct in submitting rates for the calculation of LIBOR....more
In This Issue:
- Death and Taxes? Recent Supreme Court Arguments in Gabelli v. SEC Concerning a General Statute of Limitations for Civil Fines May Also Affect How Long the IRS Has to Assess Penalties
This briefing identifies the types of practices and transactions in which domestic competition law might be relevant to doing business in the United Arab Emirates (the UAE) in light of the new federal competition law set to...more
Earlier this month, a restaurant company in the Midwest pled guilty to an immigration charge when a federal investigation revealed that one of the company’s restaurant managers was an undocumented worker who provided the...more
HSBC Holdings, London, and two of its U.S. subsidiaries have been ordered to pay a record $1.92 billion in fines and penalties for anti-money laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) violations....more
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