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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

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
  • -
  • 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

Implications of the LondonShaw insider trading case for public companies and external auditors

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2013

The announcement of civil and criminal insider trading charges earlier this month against Scott London, a senior audit partner at a major accounting

Civil False Claims Act: FAR amendment requires federal contractors to make mandatory disclosure if "credible evidence" of False Claims Act violations exists, but lacks clear standards for action

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 12 2008

Effective tomorrow, December 12, 2008, government contractors must implement a new mandatory disclosure requirement under the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") that is triggered whenever they have "credible evidence" of a False Claims Act violation

New incentives for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act whistleblowers: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2010

An easily overlooked provision in the soon-to-be signed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) creates a new whistleblower program that authorizes substantial cash rewards to whistleblowers who voluntarily provide the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with information leading to the successful prosecution of securities laws violations

Implications of the SEC's first-ever FCPA-related non-prosecution agreement with Ralph Lauren Corp.

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2013

The SEC announced yesterday (April 22) that it entered into a Non-Prosecution Agreement ("NPA") with Ralph Lauren Corp. ("Ralph Lauren") in

Revisiting insider trading in the debt markets: lessons for debt investors and members of committees in bankruptcy cases

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2007

For some participants in the debt and credit markets, insider trading risks seem like a problem for someone else

FSA insider dealing enforcement intensifies through transatlantic cooperation and criminal prosecutions

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2010

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

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

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • 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