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Supreme Court Applies Statute of Limitations to SEC Disgorgement Orders

USA - June 7 2017 In a unanimous decision issued on June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Kokesh v. SEC, 581 U.S. ___, held that disgorgement in securities...

Joshua A. Ellis, David Meister, Colleen P. Mahoney, Charles F. Walker, Erich T. Schwartz, Cory C. Black.


Cross-Border Investigations Update, December 2016

Global - December 22 2016 This issue of Skadden's semiannual Cross-Border Investigations Update looks at Brexit's impact on corporate crime and investigations, the U.S. DOJ's...

Frederic Depoortere, Alexandra M. Gorman, David Meister, Ingrid Vandenborre, Caroline Wojtylak, Colleen P. Mahoney, Elizabeth Robertson, Jamie L. Boucher, Ryan D. Junck, Jon L Christianson, Simon Baxter, Patrick Fitzgerald.


DOJ Adds Resources for FCPA Cases, Offers Incentives for Voluntary Disclosures

USA - April 18 2016 On April 5, 2016, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Fraud Section made two related announcements in its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)...

Mitchell S. Ettinger, Ryan D. Junck, Gary DiBianco, Warren Feldman, Keith D. Krakaur.


SEC enforces whistleblower protection rule against restrictive confidentiality agreement

USA - April 3 2015 On April 1, the SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for a restrictive provision in confidentiality agreements that could...

Colleen P. Mahoney, Charles F. Smith, Gary DiBianco, Brian V. Breheny, John K. Carroll.


Aggressive SEC enforcement approach creates new challenges for resolving investigations

USA - January 21 2015 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pursued aggressive enforcement of the securities laws in the past year. Several trends related to...

Erich T. Schwartz, Cory C. Black.