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Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sustains opposition on the basis of fraud

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB or Board) sustained an opposition on the basis of fraud

Providing audited financial statements late leads to charges of custody rule violations

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

The SEC announced charges against an investment advisory firm and three of its top officials for violating the "custody rule" that requires firms to

FinCEN rulings designate certain virtual currency businesses as money transmitters

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

On October 27, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued two administrative rulings regarding virtual currency. The first

US courts affirm presumption against extraterritoriality

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

In the recent case of Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko (2d Cir. 2014), the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit evaluated the extraterritorial

California court finds lack of evidence undermines False Claims Act and retaliation claims

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The Southern District of California recently issued a favorable ruling for employers under both the False Claims Act and California's retaliatory

Another constitutional challenge to SEC administrative forum

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The drumbeats of discontent grow louder against the SEC's more frequent use of its internal administrative forum for enforcement cases. I wrote about

FinCEN releases two rulings classifying a bitcoin payment system and virtual currency trading platform as MSBs

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

In its opening salvo bringing Bitcoin under the watchful eye of the federal government, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a

Recent developments in cases dealing with the False Claims Act’s first-to-file and public disclosure bars

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, enables whistleblowersalso known as qui tam relators to file fraud suits on

A parent company in the FCA crosshairs results in a sustained GAO protest of an award to a subsidiary

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 27 2014

The GAO recently sustained a protest because the agency failed to adequately consider a False Claims Act (FCA) case that was pending against the

Gutting the loss causation requirement in securities class actions: 5th Circuit holds that insufficient partial disclosures may together sufficiently plead loss causation

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 27 2014

Securities class action plaintiffs generally consider the conservative 5th Circuit to be shark infested waters for pursuing federal securities claims