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Looking ahead to the new reporting season: tips, updates and trends for SEC filers

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

The dawn of a new year marks an important time for companies with SEC reporting obligations to prepare for the upcoming reporting season. This

Solicitor General addresses Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act and first-to-file questions, but urges the Supreme Court to deny certiorari

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

On Monday, May 27, 2014, the Solicitor General filed an amicus curiae brief urging the Supreme Court not to review two critical and hotly disputed

Supreme Court justices express skepticism at relator and government attempts to apply the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act to civil cases

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

At oral argument in Kellogg Brown & Root Servs., Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, No. 12-1497 (U.S. argued Jan. 13, 2015) ("Carter"), several

Court’s $1.3 billion judgment against Bank of America signals FIRREA’s potential role as a powerful substitute for the False Claims Act in financial fraud cases

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

In a much-anticipated ruling applying the civil penalties provision of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, 12 U

Trustee of Madoff Investment Securities LLC denied extraterritorial recovery of transfers by foreign feeder funds to foreign investors

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

On July 6, 2014, in Securities Investor Protection Corp. v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, the United States District Court for the

President Obama imposes sanctions on Venezuelan officials

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA, Venezuela
  • -
  • March 10 2015

On March 9, 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order imposing economic sanctions on certain current and former Venezuelan officials involved

Search warrants for business premises: a practical guide for preparation

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2010

In connection with a high-profile insider trading investigation, the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the Federal Bureau of Investigation utilized search warrants to raid the offices of three hedge funds on November 22

Corruption risks for defense contractors in the new market environment

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2012

In these times of budget austerity and acute market competition, corruption risks have received new attention, particularly at defense contractors

Accidental tipping: the wrong kind of holiday present for family and friends

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2012

With the holidays underway, and as celebrations with family and friends are filling the calendar, we take this opportunity to wish you a happy holiday season and to encourage you to talk about something other than nonpublic work news during your festivities

Justice Department brandishes rarely used weaponFIRREAin full-scale assault on S&P, and California joins the battle with separate state False Claims Act complaint

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

The Justice Department's February 4, 2013 lawsuit against credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P"), a subsidiary of