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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
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • 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

Corruption risks for defense contractors in the new market environment

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2012

In these times of budget austerity and acute market competition, corruption risks have received new attention, particularly at defense contractors

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
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • December 15 2010

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

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

Bankruptcy court orders return of over $140 million of margin payments made by hedge fund to prime broker

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2007

A recent bankruptcy court decision in the Southern District of New York may raise concern among brokerage firms which execute and clear brokerage transactions for hedge funds and similar investment vehicles

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

False Claims Act: Fifth Circuit allows former federal government employees to bring a qui tam suit

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2012

One of most serious policy issues in qui tam enforcement under the False Claims Act (“FCA”) is the possibility that federal employees may use information obtained in the course of their government employment to enrich themselves by filing qui tam cases