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New York’s Department of Financial Services announces additional $315 million penalty against Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. for allegedly misleading regulators, continuing its focus on U.S. sanctions and international antimoney laundering enforcement

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 21 2014

On November 18, 2014, New York's Department of Financial Services ("DFS") announced another major settlement with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Everyone has an opinion: Supreme Court clarifies when opinions create securities law liability

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2015

This week, the Supreme Court issued a decision that should provide issuers with significant protections when expressing opinions in

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

Search warrants for business premises: a practical guide for preparation

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • 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

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

Civil False Claims Act: will the Supreme Court define “public disclosure” in False Claims Act litigation?

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2007

Close upon the heels of its landmark decision this term in United States ex rel. Stone v. Rockwell International Corp., 127 S. Ct. 1397 (U.S. 2007), where the Supreme Court discussed the limits of the "original source” exception to the public disclosure bar (see FraudMail Alert Nos. 07-03-27 and 07-04-11), the Court has indicated that it now may address another key term in this important jurisdictional issue: the proper definition of “public disclosure.”

President Obama imposes sanctions on Venezuelan officials

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

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

Civil False Claims Act: Senator Grassley urges DOJ, Treasury, and qui tam lawyers to use the FCA against financial institutions under Emergency Economic Stabilization programs

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 19 2008

In early October 2008, Congress authorized $700 billion in government funds for the purchase of distressed assets from financial institutions through the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

False Claims Act: Supreme Court grants certiorari on presentment issue

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2007

Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Allison Engine Co., Inc. v. United States ex rel. Sanders, No. 07-214, agreeing to review a decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in a qui tam case based on allegations of procurement fraud

False Claims Act

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2008

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that, for fiscal year 2007, it recovered $2 billion in settlements and judgments in cases involving allegations of fraud against the Government