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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

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

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

The first SEC non-prosecution agreement: another arrow in the quiver

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 28 2010

The SEC announced its first non-prosecution agreement last week, a four-page agreement with a children’s clothing marketer, Carter’s Inc., on December 17, 2010

District court reverses controversial TOUSA decision on fraudulent transfers

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

In October 2009, the Honorable John K. Olson, Bankruptcy Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, issued a controversial decision in the case of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of TOUSA, Inc. v. Citicorp North America, Inc. (In re TOUSA, Inc.),1 in which he ordered that the sum of $403 million paid by TOUSA to settle litigation with its lenders be avoided and disgorged by the lenders and repaid as a fraudulent transfer

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

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
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • 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

Civil False Claims Act: DC Circuit's Verizon II decision strengthens the “first-to-file” bar and rejects the Fourth Circuit's reasoning in Carter

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

The False Claims Acts "first-to-file" jurisdictional bar serves an important gatekeeping function by preventing multiple, related qui tam lawsuits