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Due diligence on human rights? Consider consulting your FPCA counsel

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

Human rights due diligence requires many of the hallmarks of existing corporate compliance programs: clear policies; assessments of risk; and the

Goldman Sachs programmer arrested for transfer of top secret source code for Goldman's automated trading system

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2009

On July 3, 2009, FBI arrested Sergey Aleynikov, a Goldman Sachs programmer, as he disembarked at Newark airport on charges that he violated the Electronic Espionage Act (18 U.S.C. sec. 1832) when he sent company data to an overseas document server

Both history and recent trends indicate that strong FCPA enforcement likely to continue during economic downturn

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2009

History teaches us that corruption and the perception of corruption rises in times of economic hardship, and this lesson has not been lost on the SEC and the DOJ

Federal court dismisses SEC insider trading charges against Mark Cuban

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2009

In July of this year, the U.S. District Court in Dallas dismissed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s insider trading suit against billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

Incident of the week: Seattle man sentenced to three years in prison for using peer-to-peer software to steal financial records, commit identity theft

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2009

Yesterday, Frederick Eugene Wood of Seattle was sentenced to 39 months in prison for using LimeWire peer-to-peer (P2P) software to obtain Social Security numbers, bank and financial records and tax returns, which he then used to commit identity theft

Informants & Alberto Gonzalez: she swallowed the spider to catch the fly

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2009

In August, Albert Gonzalez was indicted for the theft of credit and debit card information from Hartland Payment Systems, the largest known breach of its kind, while awaiting trial for a similar attack against TJX, the second largest known breach of its kind

Security officer indicted on obstruction of justice charges for shredding evidence

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

Thomas Raffanello, global director of security for Stanford Financial Group (SFG), now faces charges of obstruction of justice based on claims that he directed employees at SFG's Fort Lauderdale office to shred evidence of fraud

Massachusetts Attorney General announces opening of new computer forensics lab

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2009

In a press release issued last week, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced the opening of a "new, state-of-the-art Computer Forensics Lab in Boston" as part of the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Initiative

Fight breaks out over whether hacker responsible for largest data breach in history suffers from "Internet addiction"

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

In December, Albert Gonzalez, aka "segvec," "soupnazi" and "j4guar17" pled guilty to charges that he masterminded the theft of over 100 million consumer credit card numbers and other financial information from Heartland Payment Systems, 7-Eleven and other companies

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) releases 2009 report on internet crime

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

Today, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), a federal organization run as a partnership between the FBI and National White Collar Crime Center, released its 2009 Internet Crime Report