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Common mistakes, problems and concerns companies face during implementation and maintenance of corporate compliance programs

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

An effective corporate compliance program is an essential component of internal controls for uncovering and preventing ethical lapses and criminal

Corporations and unreasonable searches and seizures: does the Supreme Court’s decision in Riley v. California signal the rebirth of the 4th amendment in white collar cases?

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

There has been much attention paid to the Supreme Court's recent decision in Riley v. California, Nos. 13-132 and 13-212 (June 25, 2014), and

SEC renews focus on insider trading in private company stock

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2011

On December 12, 2011, the SEC announced an enforcement proceeding that serves as a useful reminder that the federal laws against insider trading and misrepresentation apply as forcefully to private companies purchasing stock from employees and other shareholders as they do in the public company setting

U.S. Court of Appeals decision sets parameters on attorney-client privilege in relation to government contracting

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated a District Court decision that placed at risk sensitive

Play by the rules: why effort is needed to understand how companies do business globally

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

Anti-corruption laws are designed to promote fair and equitable business practices, but the definition of what's right and wrong can vary from one

Appellate court finds choice-of-law clause does not trump territorial limitations of a consumer fraud action

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2012

Recently, the Second District of the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of a claimed violation of the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act (the “CFA”) because the alleged violation did not primarily take place in Illinois

DC Circuit strongly reaffirms the applicability of the attorney-client privilege to internal compliance investigations

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

Especially in the District of Columbia Circuit, the home base for many fraud cases in which the government is opposed to health care providers and

Are internal investigations protected by the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine? Recent case says maybe not.

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

On March 6, 2014, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion in United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Company et al

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

Don Quick (D) and Cynthia Coffman (R) received their respective party's nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary. Incumbent AG John Suthers

The Second Circuit reinstates a securities fraud suit against Grant Thornton involving its audit of Winstar Communications’ 1999 financial statements

  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

On July 19, 2012, the Second Circuit vacated a district court order granting summary judgment in favor of Grant Thornton LLP (“GT”) in a securities fraud action arising from GT’s audit of Winstar Communications, Inc.’s 1999 financial statements