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Scottrade pleads guilty and settles: the SEC’s new policy

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

Although neither-admit-nor-deny settlements are to remain the norm, according to the SEC, admission as part of settlements will also become part of

The Netherlands and US agree on automatic exchange of tax information

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

With the recent signing of the FATCA agreement with the US, the Dutch government must now ensure compliance with relevant Dutch privacy law. Dutch

SEC attempts six-month ban on Chinese affiliates of Big Four

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

A long-running dispute between US and Chinese Regulators over providing audit documents of US-listed Chinese companies has taken new turns. The

Settlements in brief recently settled cases in regulatory and criminal enforcement

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

Regulatory and criminal enforcement cases are settled fairly regularly, and we often consider settlements as setting precedents. We provide a brief

SEC enters into DPA with an individual for the first time

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • January 13 2014

The SEC announced its first deferred prosecution agreement with an individual. In exchange for not being prosecuted individuals must, during a set

Weatherford and RBS settle US sanctions violation and bribery cases

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • January 13 2014

RBS and Weatherford have reached major settlements with US authorities to resolve alleged violations of US sanctions and anti-bribery laws

US banks agree to settle mortgage-linked disputes with regulator and home-owners

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

Several large commercial US banks have settled legal disputes with homeowners over illegal foreclosure practices. The banks, which include Citigroup

The Netherlands to join joint FATCA statement

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA") will come into force on 1 July 2013

Converium: Dutch court declares an international collective settlement binding

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • January 18 2012

On 17 January 2012, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal declared an international collective settlement binding in a case where none of the potentially liable parties and only a limited number of the potential claimants were domiciled in the Netherlands

Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York confirms: low threshold for foreign debtors to use chapter 11

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • European Union, Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • October 27 2011

On Friday 21 October 2011, the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York handed down an important decision, confirming that foreign (groups of) companies can use Chapter 11 without any significant threshold as to their nexus with the United States