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Tey Tsun Hang v Public Prosecutor: former NUS Law professor acquitted of corruption charges on appeal

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • April 22 2014

In a recent Magistrate's Appeal, the Singapore High Court overturned the conviction of former law professor Tey Tsun Hang ("Tey") after finding that

Township supervisor sentenced for bribes in connection with asbestos abatement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

A former Royal Oak Township, Michigan, supervisor has been sentenced to three years in prison for taking bribes in connection with the award of contracts involving federal funds intended to be used to improve blighted areas

Second Circuit reverses convictions in data-theft prosecution and narrowly interprets federal criminal statutes with important intellectual property implications

  • Foley Hoag LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2012

In February 2012, following oral argument, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a brief order reversing Sergey Aleynikov’s convictions for violating the National Stolen Property Act, 18 U.S.C. 2314 (“NSPA”), and the Economic Espionage Act, 18 U.S.C. 1832(b) (“EEA”), and stating a longer opinion would follow

Two more municipal fraud cases from the SEC

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2013

July 2013 was a big month for the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in its quest to increase enforcement in the municipal market. On

Civil False Claims Act: D.C. Circuit holds that “collective knowledge” is an inappropriate basis for FCA liability

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2010

The decision last Friday by the D.C. Circuit in United States v. Science Applications International Corp., No. 09-5385, 2010 WL 4909467 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 3, 2010), forcefullyand hopefully, finallyrejects the Department of Justices (“DOJ”) longstanding yet irrational argument that “collective knowledge” can be used to prove intent under the civil False Claims Act

A fiery dissertation - the third conviction under the UK Bribery Act 2010

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2013

On 23 April 2013, Mr Yang Li was the third individual to be convicted under the UK Bribery Act 2010 after he attempted to bribe his tutor. Mr Li, a

New Mexico state court allows plaintiffs to continue on fraud against Taxpayers Act claims involving RMBS

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

On February 7, 2011, a New Mexico court issued an order in State of New Mexico, ex rel. Foy v. Vanderbilt Capital, allowing plaintiffs to continue to pursue claims under New Mexico's Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (the "FATA") against a variety of defendants in connection with New Mexico's investments in certain CDOs backed by allegedly misrepresented mortgage assets

Singapore Court of Appeal upholds ruling on legal entitlement to assets of deposed Philippines premier, Ferdinand E Marcos

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Philippines, Singapore
  • -
  • February 14 2014

In 1986, the President of the Philippines, Mr Ferdinand E. Marcos, was deposed by a non-violent coup later popularised as the ‘People Power

Corporate crime update August 2013 - Australia

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 19 2013

On 10 July 2013, News Limited reported that the South Australian Office of Public Integrity (OPI) has been asked to investigate a series of

Inside the FCPA: the corruption & compliance quarterly

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China, Russia
  • -
  • November 8 2012

Baker & McKenzie’s quarterly corporate compliance publication, “Inside the FCPA,” is an electronic and hard copy newsletter dedicated to the critical examination of developments in U.S. and international anti-corruption compliance that are of particular concern to global companies (and their officers and employees