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Participation not required: SEC charges mayor as control person in municipal bond offering

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

In an unprecedented exercise of its authority to charge municipal officials with "control person" liability, the Securities and Exchange Commission

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

Moriarty Tribunal Report issues

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2011

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

Cooperating with DOJ does not make a company a state actor

  • Baker Botts LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2012

A perennial concern of corporate management in cooperating with government investigations is maintaining the boundary between the company and the government which can sometimes seem blurred

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

This week in securities litigation (October 29, 2010)

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

SEC Enforcement had another "first" this week, imposing civil penalties on city officials in connection with municipal securities offerings

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

Ohio statewide primary elections took place on May 6. Incumbent Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) and challenger David Pepper (D) were nominated

SEC files another fraud action tied to the municipal bond market

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • 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

The new era of FCPA enforcement

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • 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