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A carriage of justice: Obama to remove Cuba from terrorist sponsor list

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • Cuba, USA
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  • April 15 2015

In a move that may honestly mean more to America than to Cuba, the White House has announced that President Obama will remove Cuba from the U.S. list

U.S. authorizes targeted sanctions against overseas cyber threats

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

Cyber threats are one of the U.S.’s top security threats. In just the past year, there has been a significant increase in the frequency, scale and

Add importers to those facing expanding whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that three U.S.-based importers had agreed to pay more than $3 million to resolve a

4 keys to witness interviews in internal investigations

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2015

"So you are the great lawyer I've been told about! But, you are so young! I was expecting an old lawyer." With those words, the silver-haired

Add importers to those facing expanding whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that three U.S.-based importers had agreed to pay more than $3 million to resolve a

You again?: application of the first-to-file bar where subsequent actions are brought by the same relator

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

The Federal False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq., has unique procedural aspects that come into play when a private whistleblower (the

Second Circuit clarifies that allegations of direct fraudulent representations are not necessary for market manipulation claims under Section 10(b) and rule 10b-5

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

In Fezzani v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., No. 14-3983, 2015 WL 400547 (2d Cir. Jan. 30, 2015) (“Fezzani II”), the United States Court of Appeals for

Justice Department’s Kleptocracy forfeiture action against real estate allegedly linked to Honduran bribery scheme underscores U.S. government’s expansive jurisdiction

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2015

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil forfeiture action seeking to recover certain Louisiana real estate allegedly

SEC Co-Chief of Division of Enforcement’s Asset Management Unit identifies 2015 exam priorities for hedge and private equity funds

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

On November 18, 2014, Julie M. Riewe, Co-Chief of the Division of Enforcement's Asset Management Unit of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the

Second Circuit notes split with Ninth Circuit over whether failure to make adequate disclosures under item 303 of Regulation S-K may serve as basis for a Section 10(b) claim

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

In Stratte-McClure v. Morgan Stanley, No. 13-0627-cv, 2015 WL 136213 (2d Cir. Jan. 12, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second