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The new era of FCPA enforcement

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
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  • August 29 2011

It has been over thirty years since the U.S. became the first country to pass anti-corruption legislation known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Breaking: US Supreme Court grants cert in closely watched False Claims Act case

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

The US Supreme Court this morning granted cert in a closely watched False Claims Act (FCA) case, Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States

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

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Singapore
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  • 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

SEC files another fraud action tied to the municipal bond market

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 15 2013

The SEC filed another settled financial fraud action tied to the municipal bond market which is clearly an area of increasing focus. This proceeding

No False Claims Act liability for claiming private money: Fifth Circuit rejects broad FCA interpretation

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2014

Are claims submitted to a privately funded and administered program subject to the False Claims Act ("FCA") simply because the program is mandated by

"Honest Services" statute

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 30 2014

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell may not have violated any Virginia statutes, yet he and his wife both face criminal prosecution under the

Moriarty Tribunal Report issues

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2011

In March the long awaited second and final report of the Moriarty Tribunal of Inquiry established in 1997 was published

Lobbying and campaign contributions as honest-services fraud: two appellate courts weigh in

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2013

In the span of three weeks, two courts of appeals have passed on the quid pro quo element for a bribery conviction under 18 U.S.C. Section 1346, the

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

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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