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Appellate court finds choice-of-law clause does not trump territorial limitations of a consumer fraud action

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • September 7 2012

Recently, the Second District of the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of a claimed violation of the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act (the “CFA”) because the alleged violation did not primarily take place in Illinois

7th Circuit again shows no mercy to disappointed claimant

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • July 27 2011

It is not unusual in a failed business transaction for a disappointed party to sue to obtain what it feels entitled to or at least to get back what it lost

Porsche SE sued by hedge fund sponsor in US District Court in New York for orchestrating alleged stock fraud scheme

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2010

Viking Global Equities LP, a hedge fund sponsor based in New York, recently filed suit against Porsche Automobile Holdings SE, the German luxury automaker, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Court approves $185 million settlement between Daimler AG and U.S. government related to alleged bribery scheme

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • May 10 2010

On April 1, 2010, a federal judge in Washington D.C. approved German automotive giant Daimler AG’s $185 million settlement with the United States related to allegations of a global bribery scheme

Surprise development in internal corporate investigation case

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2009

In our update of April 20, 2009, we reported on a federal court decision in connection with a criminal case against William Reuhle, the former Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom Corporation

Hitachi America benefits manager sentenced to 57 months for fraud

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
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  • November 2 2009

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that Dennis M. Dowd, formerly the senior manager of human resources at Hitachi America, Ltd. (Hitachi”) was sentenced to 57 months in prison for defrauding the Hitachi America Group Health and Welfare Plan (the “Plan) of more than $6 million

Theft of 401(k) plan assets results in one-year imprisonment of employee

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • July 10 2009

On July 7, 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that a former employee of a Kansas City, Mo. casino was sentenced to one year in federal prison and three years of supervised probation after completing her prison term

Former meat processing company executives and employees criminally indicted

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2008

The former CEO, three company managers and a company human resources employee of Agriprocessors Inc., a Postville, Iowa, meat processing company, were charged and indicted for conspiracy, harboring illegal aliens, aggravated identity theft, document fraud and bank fraud