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Supreme Court grants certiorari on Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act and first-to-file questions in KBR v. U.S. ex rel. Carter

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

Earlier today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States ex rel. Carter v. Kellogg Brown & Root Servs., Inc., 710 F.3d 171 (4th Cir

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

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

New incentives for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act whistleblowers: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2010

An easily overlooked provision in the soon-to-be signed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) creates a new whistleblower program that authorizes substantial cash rewards to whistleblowers who voluntarily provide the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with information leading to the successful prosecution of securities laws violations

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

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

Fourth Circuit rejects mere regulatory non-compliance as basis for False Claims Act liability and adopts “prerequisite to payment” test as essential element of “falsity”

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

In its decision in United States ex rel. Rostholder v. Omnicare, Inc.a case where regulatory noncompliance was sufficiently allegedthe

Supreme Court dramatically limits liability for secondary actors under 10(b)

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2008

Earlier today, in a closely-watched case, the U.S. Supreme Court dramatically limited the types of claims that can be brought by plaintiffs against so-called “secondary actors” (accountants, attorneys, or bankers of those accused of committing securities fraud) under the implied private right of action of 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Cooperating and getting a ‘full pass’ from the SEC: is ‘Seaboard’ still alive?

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

Since the United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced its new cooperation initiative in January 2010, the agency and its staff have created new programs designed to invite, incentivize, and reward cooperation

Living with the SEC’s whistleblower rules

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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