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Mortgage broker's E&O policy excludes coverage for fraudulent acts of its employee in connection with subprime mortgage loan application and documents

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2008

The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the fraud and dishonesty exclusion in an errors and omissions policy issued to a mortgage originator and broker excluded coverage for the fraudulent acts of one of its employees in the loan origination process

Government pressure on company not to pay legal fees for individual defendants violated their Sixth Amendment rights; dismissal of indictment affirmed

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

On August 28, 2008, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of all criminal charges against 13 former partners and employees of the accounting firm KPMG on the grounds that their Sixth Amendment right to counsel had been violated when KPMG was pressured by Justice Department policies and prosecutors into limiting and then terminating its payment of the defendants’ legal fees

Recent penalty notices

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2008

In its July 2008 monthly report of civil penalties, OFAC reported that it had settled nine cases involving corporations and ten cases against individuals

CESR consults again on MAD Level 3

  • Dentons
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • October 10 2008

CESR has drafted guidance on the final part of its work on MAD Level 3

Justice Department revises guidelines for corporate prosecutions

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

Under pressure from the organized defense bar, Congress and the courts, the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) again has revised its Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations (“the Principles”), which govern how federal prosecutors investigate, charge and prosecute corporate fraud and other crimes

Industry responds on market abuse

  • Dentons
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 10 2008

BBA, ICMA and LIBA have responded to CESR’s consultation on common operation of MAD

New OFAC enforcement guidelines

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2008

On September 8, 2008, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued new enforcement guidelines that took effect immediately but are open for public comment until November 7

First criminal cartel convictions under the Enterprise Act

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 29 2008

The OFT has recently announced the first ever convictions for cartel offences under the Enterprise Act 2002

Is your health care institution ready to comply with new regulations to combat identity theft?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

On November 1, 2008, new regulations designed to combat identity theft go into effect, and some of the requirements will likely apply to hospitals and other providers of medical care

Series of criminal securities prosecutions collapse when Second Circuit rules that 10b-5 violation requires an act that conveys a false impression

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the acquittal of David Finnerty, an NYSE specialist criminally indicted for allegedly engaging in interpositioning