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White Collar Enforcement in 2013
Increased SEC and Justice Department prosecution is bad news for stranger-originated annuity (STOA) schemes. The SEC recently announced that enforcement actions were taken against brokers Michael A. Horowitz of California and...more
White collar criminal investigations take time. Corruption investigations are no different.
Everyone expected UK Bribery enforcement to quickly increase and cause complex headaches for companies operating in the global...more
Jumping the Gun: Public Statements by U.S. Attorneys That Inappropriately Opine on the Guilt of Charged but Untried Defendants. When United States Attorney’s Offices file criminal charges in significant cases, U.S. Attorneys...more
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently adopted a more defense-friendly position on criminal prosecutions under a commonly used federal charging statute, Section 1001. This statute makes it a crime to "knowingly and...more
DOJ Confirms, Once Again, That Compliance Plans Really Do Matter -
On Thursday, March 20, 2014, Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman confirmed an inescapable truth regarding both corporate governance and...more
On January 27, 2014, the Department of Justice publicly announced it had filed criminal charges against Charles Shrem for operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and failure...more
Looking Back -
2013 witnessed several long-anticipated developments in the world of insider trading, punctuating another year of aggressive enforcement in the United States and abroad. After years of pursuit, the...more
Welcome to the December 2013 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, an oil services giant agrees to pay over a quarter...more
On November 18, at an American Bar Association/American Bankers Association conference on the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML), Deputy Attorney General (Deputy AG) James Cole challenged financial institutions’...more
In This Issue:
- The true cost of fines: Bills would address tax break for corporate fines
- Senate approves new protection for criminal antitrust whistleblowers
- Justice Department sinks ex-Navy...more
The press, members of Congress, and judges have become increasingly vocal in condemning what they perceive to be inadequate criminal prosecution of executives responsible for corporate crimes. In response, U.S. Department of...more
...“Welcome back my friends” would certainly seem to be an excellent way to introduce today’s topic; that being the stunning report in the Sunday New York Times (NYT), that JP Morgan is under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...more
When it comes to allegations of foreign bribery, what a difference a week can make. Just over ten days ago, a new player in the world of international bribery – the Chinese Ministry of Public Security – announced that it was...more
Kevin J. Napper is a shareholder in Carlton Fields' Tampa, Fla., office. He has practiced in the areas of white collar criminal defense, governmental investigations, internal investigations, and complex civil trial law for...more
Over the past four years, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) have focused on insider trading involving private funds as one of their key targets in the fight against...more
Subjects of government investigations routinely face the question: To be or not to be forthcoming with information otherwise protected by the attorney-client privilege?...more
2012 was a big year in the government's pursuit of white collar crime. 2013 – the five year anniversary of the financial crisis – brings new legislators, new regulators, and the possibility that a looming statute of...more
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