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The Supreme Court holds that the “discovery rule” does not apply to SEC enforcement actions for financial penalties and affirms the dismissal of SEC claims as time-barred

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

In Gabelli v. SEC, No. 11-1274 (Feb. 27, 2013), a unanimous Supreme Court issued a much anticipated decision on the statute of limitations for civil

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

Reading tea leaves after the Supreme Court’s Amgen securities litigation decision

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2013

On February 27, 2013, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Fund. In the decision, the Court

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

First circuit to determine whether sarbanes-oxley act extends whistleblower protection to employees of contractors, subcontractors, and agents of publicly-traded companies

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

The First Circuit has agreed to hear an appeal from a recent District of Massachusetts decision taking a very broad view of the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Increased risk of FCPA prosecution of foreign national executives of U.S. issuers: recent court decision allows open-ended statute of limitations and bases FCPA jurisdiction on email routed through US servers

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

A recent federal court decision highlights the increasing risk of prosecution for foreign national executives under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act guidance released

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

The US Department of Justice released its long-awaited guidance regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) consisting of a 120-page Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act along with a two-page “Fact Sheet”

FTC delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010 to give Congress time to exempt certain businesses from rule’s requirements

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

This morning, Friday, May 28, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was extending the deadline for enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010, in order to give Congress sufficient time to amend the law to exclude certain businesses from application of the Rule

Red Flags Rule enforcement deadline falls next week

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2010

This Tuesday, June 1, 2010, marks the official deadline for compliance with the Federal Trade Commission's Red Flags Rule

Supreme Court limits scope of wire and mail fraud in Skilling v. United States

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2010

The Supreme Court last week, in the case of Skilling v United States and two companion cases, severely curtailed the reach of the federal mail and wire fraud statutes by confining the "intangible right of honest services" to only those schemes that involve bribes or kickbacks