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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

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

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

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

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 Supreme Court constricts the scope of the “honest services” statute

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2010

In one of the most significant white-collar crime rulings in recent memory, the Supreme Court last Thursday in Skilling v. United States, 561 U.S. ___ (2010) (Case No. 08-1394) held that 18 U.S.C. 1346, the so-called “honest services” statute, covers only bribery and kickback schemes, considerably limiting the scope of the statute, which, for years, has been considered among the most powerful weapons available to federal prosecutors

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

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

Recent developments in the SEC Cooperation Initiative

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 9 2012

When faced with the decision of whether to cooperate with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), individuals and companies may be motivated by a variety of objectives

Civil False Claims Act: D.C. Circuit holds that “collective knowledge” is an inappropriate basis for FCA liability

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 6 2010

The decision last Friday by the D.C. Circuit in United States v. Science Applications International Corp., No. 09-5385, 2010 WL 4909467 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 3, 2010), forcefullyand hopefully, finallyrejects the Department of Justices (“DOJ”) longstanding yet irrational argument that “collective knowledge” can be used to prove intent under the civil False Claims Act