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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2014 year end update

USA - March 2 2015 In an opinion released on November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) restated the principle that successor liability does not “create liability…

Co-authors: Jonathan R. Barr, John J. Carney, Jimmy Fokas, Lauren J. Resnick, George A. Stamboulidis.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2014 mid-year update

USA - August 15 2014 The most significant FCPA development thus far in 2014 has been the 11th Circuit’s attempt to define “instrumentality” in U.S. v. Esquenazi. Under…

Co-authors: John J. Carney, Francesca M. Harker, Lauren J. Resnick, Timothy Scott Pfeifer, George A. Stamboulidis.

License to hack? DOJ seeks expanded authority to use hacking techniques

USA - April 2 2014 As part of its increased focus on combating cybercrime, the U.S. Department of Justice is pushing to loosen requirements for obtaining search…

Second Circuit limits criminal jurisdiction for employee trade secrets thefts

USA - May 2 2012 The use and misuse of proprietary data when employees change firms remains one of the busiest and most dynamic areas of employment practices, and civil and criminal law.

Co-authors: Christy Nixon, John Siegal.

US obtains secret court orders for user information

USA - October 19 2011 In recent years, Federal law enforcement agents have increasingly sought and obtained secret court orders under the Electronic Privacy Communications Act (the “ECPA”) requiring internet service providers to disclose certain information about customer accounts.

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