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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

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

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

  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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  • 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

SEC renews focus on insider trading in private company stock

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • 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

CFPB files proposed order to penalize Meracord LLC $1.376 million for helping debt-settlement companies collect millions in illegal upfront fees

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it has filed a proposed order with the United States District Court for the

Brian T. Olson v. O. Andres Halvorsen, David C. Ott, Viking Global Investors LP, Viking Global Partners LLC, Viking Global Performance LLC, and Viking Global Founders, LLC

  • Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2008

Brian T. Olson (the “Plaintiff”), together with O. Andreas Halvorsen and David C. Ott (jointly, the “Defendants”) formed a Delaware limited liability company (the “Company”) in 1999

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

Advice of counsel defense in US v. Lauren Stevens: dismissal of indictment is not necessarily good news for companies

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2011

The indictment last November of former GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in-house counsel, Lauren Stevens, for purportedly obstructing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into whether GSK marketed Wellbutrin, an anti-depressant drug, off-label, falsifying and concealing documents, and making false statements sent shockwaves through the legal community

Hogan Lovells global payments newsletter

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, France, Hong Kong, Kenya, Poland, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 26 2013

Europe: Commission publishes payments legislative package The European Commission has published two pieces of draft

Avoid the quick fix: addressing government contracting ethical breaches that can destroy a business

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

For the last 15 years, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has garnered the most "compliance" attention by companies and the media due to the