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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

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

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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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

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
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

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

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
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2014

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

Search warrants for business premises: a practical guide for preparation

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

Civil False Claims Act: recent developments increase possibility of FCA claims against recipients of TARP funds and contractors retained by Treasury for TARP services

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 3 2009

A recent FraudMail Alert discussed congressional efforts to compel application of the civil False Claims Act ("FCA"), 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq., to recipients of funds under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (“TARP”) and Capital Purchase Program (“CPP”) as authorized by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008