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FinCEN issues proposed rule for enhanced verification and identification of beneficial owners

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

On August 4, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") published in theFederal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (the

SEC enforcement quarterly newsletter - 2nd quarter 2014

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

In a speech to the New York City Bar Association’s White Collar Crime Institute on May 19, 2014, SEC Chair Mary Jo White announced that the SEC will

New York State Department of Financial Services proposes broad licensing requirements for businesses engaged in virtual currency activities

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

On July 17, 2014, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") issued for public comment its proposed "BitLicense" regulatory

Anti-corruption quarterly newsletter - 17 July, 2014

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In U.S. ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Co., 1:05-CV-1276 (D.D.C. Mar. 6, 2014), the District Court for the District of Columbia issued a landmark

In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.: the D.C. Circuit takes expansive view of attorney-client privilege in internal investigation context

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The D.C. Circuit reversed a district court ruling that would have significantly curtailed the scope of the attorney-client privilege for companies

Supreme Court agrees to hear important case involving first to file and statute of limitations

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On July 1, the Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, a

Court rejects application of wartime tolling to qui tam claims

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled on June 19, 2014 that the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) does not apply to

Ex-employee’s threat to bring qui tam is extortion, according to California appeals court

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

Recently, the California Court of Appeals held that an individual who threatens a whistleblower action in an attempt to drive a settlement of

Fourth Circuit dismisses case despite applying narrow interpretation of public disclosure bar

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In a June 23, 2014 opinion, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of qui tam claims against suppliers of the National Center for Employment of

Basic upheld in Halliburton: defendants may rebut price impact

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning, in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317 (U.S. June 23, 2014), preserved (by a 6-3 vote in an