We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 29

Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upholds “big boy” agreement by sophisticated investor to bar fraud claim

  • Calfee Halter & Griswold LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

On October 23, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit summarily concluded that a "big boy" letter agreement signed by a

More coming soon? Latest SEC tipster award highlights risk for hedge funds, private equity firms

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

The SEC has issued its second-ever whistleblower award. The award went to three anonymous individuals, each of whom will receive 5 percent of the

Restatements resurrected?: Accounting fraud by the numbers

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

Several months ago, I raised the question of why the large-scale accounting fraud cases of the type that had been so prevalent in the early 2000s

How hedge funds and private equity firms can manage Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risks

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2013

In recent years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have aggressively investigated and enforced both

SEC enforcement outlook for investment funds: focus on valuation, insider trading and other fraudulent practices

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2013

The SEC continues its enforcement efforts relating to hedge funds and private equity funds. In recent remarks, Bruce Karpati, Chief of the SEC

Private equity: blindsided by the FCPA - hedging against anti-corruption deal risk

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

Until a few years ago, private equity firms enjoyed relative insulation from regulatory scrutiny of overseas acquisitions and the operations of

You may get lucky by not discussing merger talks

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2013

Corporate officials, who did not disclose merger talks with a competitor, did not commit securities fraud. See Filing v. Phipps, 6th Cir., No

Breakdown of FCPA guidance

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2012

On November 14, 2012, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released their much-anticipated FCPA guidance, entitled “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act”

New FCPA guidance highlights importance of effective compliance procedures

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2012

On Nov. 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) jointly issued A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the “Guide”

Corporate buyers beware: FCPA successor liability a growing threat

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2012

The threat of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act successor liability is a growing concern for U.S. buyers in cross-border deals