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Supreme Court justices express skepticism at relator and government attempts to apply the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act to civil cases

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 14 2015

At oral argument in Kellogg Brown & Root Servs., Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, No. 12-1497 (U.S. argued Jan. 13, 2015) ("Carter"), several

Undercover DOJ sting operations for FCPA violations: a new level of enforcement

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2010

Twenty-two executives and employees of companies in the law enforcement and military equipment industry were arrested on January 18 for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), in the first ever Department of Justice ("DOJ") foreign bribery investigation using undercover federal agents

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

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

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

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

District court reverses controversial TOUSA decision on fraudulent transfers

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

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