Five men came together to plan the manipulation of an over-the-counter traded shell. What they did not know was that the shell was controlled by the FBI. SEC v. Affa, Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-12959 (D. Mass. Filed July 11,...more
A Florida doctor was recently sentenced to multiple years in prison for income tax evasion. The taxpayer hid income and assets through the use of offshore bank accounts concealed by the use of offshore shell companies. This...more
Anti-corruption compliance is not as hard as it looks. In fact, by taking a step back, compliance professionals can gain insights.
At the direction of compliance professionals, companies like to develop and adopt...more
One of the critical areas in due diligence for foreign business partners is determining who are the true owners of an entity....more
On June 4, 2013, the White House issued a press release announcing its “Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues.” The press release outlined five executive actions and seven legislative recommendations “designed to protect...more
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