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Protecting your bank against Ponzi scheme claims related to deposit accounts

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
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  • August 22 2013

When victims of Ponzi schemes, also referred to as fraudulent investment schemes, cannot collect from the persons who committed the fraud and "stole"

Trials as take-home exercises: deliberating jurors allowed to bring indictment home to study

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2012

Normally, trial judges are vigilant in ensuring that every step in a jury's deliberative process takes place within the confines of a single location: the jury deliberation room

Credit Suisse probed by federal and state prosecutors over MBS sales

  • Sedgwick LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 31 2012

The U.S. Department of Justice and the New York Attorney General’s Office are investigating practices by Credit Suisse AG in connection with its sales of mortgage-backed securities (MBS

Indiana Supreme Court nixes summary judgment on alleged fraudulent nature of “out of trust” sales

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2012

In Klinker v. First Merchants Bank, N.A., 964 N.E.2d 190 (Ind. 2012), the Indiana Supreme Court, by unanimous decision, reversed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a floor-plan lender respecting the defendant’s alleged sale of certain vehicles “out of trust” under both criminal and bank fraud statutes

U.S. indicts four Credit Suisse bankers in increasing crackdown on offshore accounts: time for voluntary disclosure running out

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2011

On February 23, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment of four Swiss bankers charged with helping U.S. taxpayers use secret accounts at a Swiss bank to evade U.S. taxes

Final rules on foreign financial account reporting

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2011

Last week, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued final regulations regarding Form TD F 90-22.1, the Foreign Bank and Financial Account Report (FBAR

Bank officers try to conceal the impact of the financial crisis

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2012

A financial fraud action was brought against former bank holding company CEO Anthony Nocella and CFO J. Russell McCann by the SEC

August 31 amnesty deadline for Indian bank accounts: DOJ and IRS pair up to target Indian off-shore bank accounts at HSBC

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2011

Anyone with an off-shore bank or brokerage account in India who has not yet reported the account on his or her tax return has until August 31, 2011 to take advantage of a U.S. government-sponsored amnesty program to remedy that situation

Congressional subcommittee holds hearing on foreign policy implications of TARP, TALF and the G-20 Plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 11 2009

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, chaired by Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA), held a hearing entitled “Foreign Policy Implications of U.S. Efforts to Address the International Financial Crisis: TARP, TALF and the G-20 Plan.”

FinCEN releases report regarding mortgage fraud

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2009

On March 16, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, an agency of the U.S. Treasury (FinCEN), released a report entitled Mortgage Loan Fraud Connections with Other Financial Crime that outlines how subjects reported by depository institutions to the agency for suspected mortgage loan fraud may also be involved in other financial crimes such as check fraud, money laundering, stock manipulation and currency structuring to avoid transaction reporting requirements and other crimes