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The Wrapper and the Contents: Cross Their Expert on Both Levels

One trait of jurors is that, at the start of a case at least, they are not already savvy about the case’s subject matter. So, how do they learn? Through expert testimony. They won’t necessarily just sign-on to an expert’s...more

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Significant Criminal Cases from the Supreme Court’s 2020-2021 Term

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The Supreme Court recently concluded the 2020-2021 term with its decision in the controversial voting rights case of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee. Although Brnovich and other high-profile cases like Fulton v....more

Epstein Becker & Green

Addressing New Risks: FinCEN Sets Priorities for Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

On June 30, 2021, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), issued the first government-wide Priorities for anti-money laundering (“AML”) and countering the financing of terrorism (“CFT”) policy (the “Priorities”)....more

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Lack Of Sufficient Third-Party Diligence And Oversight Leads To $41 Million Penalty For Foster Wheeler

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On June 25, 2021, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) simultaneously announced that the international engineering and project management firm, Amec Foster Wheeler (“Foster Wheeler”...more

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Once More, Into the Mask: Expect a Post-Pandemic Courtroom to be a Ways Off

It is as if the public health groundhog emerged from its den, saw its shadow, and now promises six more months of confusion, polarization, and pandemic fatigue. With the more-transmissible Delta variant of the Coronavirus...more

Proskauer - Proskauer For Good

Restoring Voting Rights for Individuals with Criminal Records and the Need to Inform Them of Their Rights

A critical part of criminal justice reform is making it easier for those with criminal records to reenter society. This means greater job training, more employment opportunities, affordable housing, and stronger laws...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

FinCEN Pursues Its Next Steps, Posting its Priorities and Pondering a No-Action Process

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has completed two of its early benchmark obligations arising out of the recently passed Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (the “AML Act”)... First, pursuant to the AML Act,...more

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Litigation Client Alert – July 2021 #2

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What Happens When a Civil Case Turns Criminal? It is a common fear for attorneys: an otherwise civil case is marching along when suddenly information comes to light that could spell criminal trouble for the client. At...more

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DOJ, FBI Targeting U.S. Citizens and Foreign Nationals Suspected of Acting as Agents of Foreign Governments

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In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed charges against eight individuals accused of operating “repatriation squads” in the United States on behalf of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It announced...more

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Key Takeaways | Cryptocurrency Global Tax Enforcement: What Investors and Companies in the Industry Need to Know NOW

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During a recent program discussing the latest government enforcement efforts related to cryptocurrency, we spoke with Gary Alford, one of the leading Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents in their crypto enforcement efforts,...more

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House Votes to Repeal OCC True Lender Rule

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In This Issue. The House of Representatives voted to pass a Congressional Review Act resolution repealing the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) “true lender” rule; the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...more

Fisher Phillips

Two New Louisiana Employment Laws: Pregnancy Accommodations and Limiting the Use of Criminal History in Hiring

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While Louisiana has not typically been at the forefront of introducing concepts into employment law, the state legislature recently act on two topics that have been seeing increased interest from state and local governments...more

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Seven Points to be Aware of for Durable Medical Equipment Company Compliance

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Durable medical equipment (DME) is particularly important for many Medicare beneficiaries. However, companies that manufacture and sell DME need to be careful because there are strict federal regulations outlining almost...more

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SCOTUS Vacates Class Certification In Suit Against Goldman Sachs And Clarifies Appropriate Scope Of Price Impact Evidence

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SCOTUS Vacates Class Certification In Suit Against Goldman Sachs And Clarifies Appropriate Scope Of Price Impact Evidence; Stockholders Strike $110 Million Settlement In Suit Alleging Breaches Of Fiduciary Duties By Former...more

Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Expect Jurors to Project Themselves into the Situation

A ‘Golden Rule’ argument is one that encourages jurors to put themselves in a party’s shoes and think about what they would or wouldn’t have done. It leads to an objection because it encourages the juror to embrace a personal...more

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Supreme Court Limits Claims Under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

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The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) creates liability for anyone who “intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access.” The CFAA defines “exceeds authorized access” to mean “to access...more

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Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 9 - 15 July 2021

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This week, among other highlights, Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures, BIS Innovation Hub, International Monetary Fund and the World Bank issued a joint report for the G20 on the use of Central Bank Digital...more

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Paycheck Protection Program-Related Convictions Result In Harsh Federal Prison Sentences

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The U.S. Department of Justice took several victory laps this month, touting long prison sentences it has secured for COVID-19 related fraud. These prison terms send a clear message to any individual or business that...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Unexplained Wealth Orders

With the passing of the Criminal Finances Act 2017, the UK government introduced a powerful new investigative tool to supplement the arsenal of UK law enforcement agencies investigating financial crime. Agencies such as the...more

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Lyon, France- CCF decisions from 2021 Summer Session are being issued

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INTERPOL’s CCF (the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files) has begun issuing its decisions from the most recent session. The most recent session was held from 28 June through 2 July, and we began receiving...more

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Investigations Newsletter: Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to $180 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

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According to court documents, the defendant admitted to, among other things, distributing unnecessary compound prescriptions by adjusting prescriptions and paying recruiters commissions for procuring prescriptions for...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Second Circuit Affirms Judgment Against S.E.C. Broker, Holds that Statute of Limitations for S.E.C. Actions is Not Jurisdictional

In Securities and Exchange Commission v. Fowler, the Second Circuit (Lohier, Nardini, and Cronan, sitting by designation) affirmed the imposition of civil penalties and disgorgement against a financial broker.  In so doing,...more

White & Case LLP

Investigations Insider

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Leveraging our White Collar/Investigations team's collective knowledge to bring you insightful commentary on fraud, financial crime and regulatory risks from around the world. Highlights from this edition of White & Case's...more

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SEC Statements Suggest Heightened Insider Trading Scrutiny Even if Using a Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan

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Recent warnings from the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the US Congress could translate into more aggressive scrutiny of trading plans adopted pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities and Exchange Act of...more

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FATF Continues to Stress AML Risks From Virtual Asset Service Providers

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Fourth and Final Post in a Series on the FATF Plenary Outcomes - As we have previously blogged, the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) held its fourth Plenary on June 21-25, inviting delegates from around the world to...more

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