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Japanese trading company pleads guilty in DOJ FCPA enforcement action

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On March 19, the DOJ announced that Marubeni Corporation, a Japanese trading company, agreed to plead guilty to violating the FCPA by participating

OFAC makes new narcotics designations

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2014

On 10 April 2014, OFAC designated five individuals and 10 entities as specially designated narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics

D.C. Circuit creates split in authority on applicability of False Claims Act “first-to-file” bar

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a False Claims Act ("FCA") complaint in United States ex rel. Shea

Sixth Circuit: when plea agreements waive the right to appeal restitution

  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2014

Over 90 of federal criminal cases are resolved by plea agreement, and plea agreements typically require defendants to waive their rights to appeal

Five takeaways about cybersecurity from the OCIE cybersecurity risk alert

  • Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

On April 15, 2014, SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a Risk Alert describing an initiative it is currently

Bharara’s fire dies out: Cohen remains uncharged and turns his losses into gains

  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

As the chapter closes on the decade-long insider trading investigation of SAC Capital Advisors, our question has finally been answered

Grassley announces FCA Whistleblower Protection Caucus

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

On April 10, 2014, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) announced the formation of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus. In a press release, Grassley

SEC settles insider trading case tied to BP oil spill

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2014

The SEC filed a settled insider trading action against an employee of BP p.l.c. tied to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Specifically, the

SEC alleges insider trading by two friends in advance of the acquisition of the Shaw Group Inc.

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

On April 3, the Securities and Exchange Commission brought a lawsuit against Walter Wagner and Alexander Osborn, alleging that the two friends

Second Circuit affirms S.D.N.Y. decision requiring high standard of knowledge for aiding and abetting of fraud and of breach of fiduciary duty

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

In Krys v. Pigott, the Second Circuit addressed the pleading requirements for a claim of aiding and abetting a fraud or breach of fiduciary duty