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Second Circuit Court of Appeals finds that Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations statute can apply extraterritorially and that the European Community qualifies as a "foreign state" for purposes of federal diversity jurisdiction

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The European Community and twenty-six of its member states sued RJR Nabisco ("RJR") under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations statute

Impact of In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc on privilege concerns in internal investigation

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

While companies can breathe a sigh of relief following the District of Columbia Circuit Court's recent unanimous ruling in In Re Kellogg Brown & Root

House oversight committee seeks DOJ documents on RMBS settlements

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 24, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to Attorney General Holder raising questions about the DOJ's

Delaware Supreme Court upholds ruling ordering Wal-Mart to disclose documents relating to Mexican bribery allegations

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 23, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously upheld a ruling by the Court of Chancery granting Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. shareholders access to

SEC settles third-party insider trading claim against investor relations executive

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced a settlement with a partner at an investor relations firm who allegedly traded on inside

Southern district opinion allows wholesale seizure of emails from host provider with minimal showing of probable cause

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

A Southern District of New York Magistrate Judge last week approved the government's ability to conduct searches and seizures of entire email

Court case counsels caution for international telecommunications carriers

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

As the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ") continue to aggressively pursue investigations under the Foreign

Webb-Webber decision reverses longstanding requirement under New York whistleblower law

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

New York's highest court recently overruled longstanding precedent interpreting N.Y. Labor Code's whistleblower law, finding that an employee is not

Fourth Circuit nixes False Claims Act suits based on public information

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

Late last month, the Fourth Circuit ruled that federal courts cannot consider whistleblower suits brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) where

S.D.N.Y. issues spoliation sanctions against foot locker

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

The sanctions recently levied against Foot Locker serve as a potent reminder that understanding data and document preservation requirements is