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Take the mansion, but leave the thriller jacket: DOJ settles with Equatorial Guinea veep for $30 million in assets bought with corrupt proceeds

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Africa, USA
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  • November 6 2014

On October 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a civil settlement with Teodoro (“Teddy”) Nguema Obiang, Vice President of

Recent developments in cases dealing with the False Claims Act’s first-to-file and public disclosure bars

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, enables whistleblowersalso known as qui tam relators to file fraud suits on

The secret to starting a cross-border investigation

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 23 2014

They come without notice and under the cover of night. They are sometimes in unmarked envelopes or conveyed through whispered phones calls and very

Arab Bank found liable for transactions under the Anti-Terrorism Act

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 9 2014

On September 22, 2014, a Brooklyn jury found Arab Bank, Jordan's largest lender, guilty of violating the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act for providing

Beyond the checklist: seven keys to effective trade due diligence

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 9 2014

Anti-corruption due diligence can be vexing even in the best of conditions; it is often made more complicated by time and business pressures that

Recent remarks by officials reinforce DOJ’s focus on criminal fraud investigations and prosecutions of culpable individuals

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 29 2014

In a trio of speeches given at separate events on September 17, 2014, Department of Justice ("DOJ") officials announced new initiatives and points of

Who’s a “foreign official”? Supreme Court could clarify key FCPA term

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 18 2014

On August 14, 2014, Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez filed a Petition for a writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking clarification of

Cherry-picking & soft dollars

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2014

In a decision issued on August 5, 2014 in an administrative proceeding (the "Decision"), J.S. Oliver Capital Management, L.P. And Ian O. Mausner were

DOJ’s FCPA enforcement power gets a big boost

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

In 2011, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) stated that “it’s not necessarily the wisest move for a company” to challenge the definition of “foreign

OIG issues Special Fraud Alert on laboratory payments to referring physicians

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2014

The Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently issued a Special Fraud Alert on laboratory payments to referring