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The SEC's whistleblower program: what the SEC has learned from the False Claims Act about avoiding whistleblower abuses and what FCA enforcement stands to learn from the SEC

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 27 2011

The sweeping overhaul of the financial system in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) included provisions in Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Section 21F”) that required the SEC to pay substantial monetary awards to whistleblowers for disclosing alleged wrongdoing by publicly traded companies, financial services institutions, and other covered entities

From Frankfurt to behind American bars the story of Romano Pisciotti and its impact on executives working for companies involved in cartel behaviour

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • July 29 2014

In July 2014, yet another attempt by Romano Pisciotti to challenge his extradition from Germany to the United States on cartel charges failed when

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

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Living with the SEC’s whistleblower rules

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 22 2011

On May 25, 2011with two Commissioners dissentingthe Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) released final rules implementing the new whistleblower program created by The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”), which was enacted on July 21, 2010

Civil False Claims Act: flexible Rule 9(b) standard recently applied by First and Fifth Circuits in FCA cases obviates need for legislative change

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2009

A highly contentious topic in False Claims Act litigation is the application of the pleading standard in Rule 9(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to qui tam complaints

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

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • 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

FSA insider dealing enforcement intensifies through transatlantic cooperation and criminal prosecutions

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2010

The recent global financial crisis has led to an increased emphasis on cross-border regulatory enforcement

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
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  • 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
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  • 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

Facilitating payments under the FCPA: questions you must ask to avoid liability

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2007

Every international business faces the issue of what to do when a foreign bureaucrat demands “a little something extra” for doing his job in a timely manner