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Recent developments in successor liability under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 4 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Opinion Procedure Release 14-02 (the “DOJ

This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview

Anti-corruption digest - June 2013

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

French oil and gas giant Total SA has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") to

Cross-border investigations update

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • China, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The inaugural edition of Cross-Border Investigations Update includes an overview of enforcement trends, including the increasing cooperation between U

This week in securities litigation (week ending February 7, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 6 2014

Matthew Martoma was convicted of insider trading by a Manhattan jury. That jury found him guilty of one count of conspiracy and two counts of

Identifying and resolving fraud and corruption cases in the US and the UK: part V (settlement & plea agreements)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 9 2011

The SEC and DOJ regularly enter into binding settlement and plea agreements to resolve fraud and corruption matters in both civil and criminal contexts

SEC brings case against Indiana manufacturer and eight executives and accountants for accounting fraud at English subsidiary

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 31 2012

On Monday, January 30, 2012, the SEC filed two lawsuits in federal court in Indiana and commenced two administrative proceedings stemming from an accounting fraud scheme at the Thornton Precision Components ("TPC"), which is the Sheffield, England subsidiary of Symmetry Medical Inc. ("Symmetry"), an Indiana-based manufacturer of medical devices and aerospace products

International Regulatory Update 23-27 September 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 1 2013

The UK government has launched a legal challenge with the European Courts of Justice (ECJ) on the remuneration provisions under the Capital

A tale of market abuse highlighting traps for the unwary

  • Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2012

The UK Financial Services Authority ("FSA") imposed fines of £3.651 million ($5.77 million) on Greenlight Capital Inc., a US hedge fund manager ("Greenlight"), £3.638 million ($5.74 million) on David Einhorn, Greenlight's owner, and £350,000 ($553,000) on Andrew Osborne, a former Bank of America Merrill Lynch banker

UK regulator fines U.S. hedge fund and portfolio manager for market abuse: lessons to be learned

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 29 2012

The UK financial services regulator has made it clear that U.S. investors need to learn the rules of soccer when playing in the UK