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Bribery and corruption - a renewed focus

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2011

Friday, 1 July 2011, saw the long-anticipated UK Bribery Act 2010 coming into force

CSA release 2011 Enforcement Report

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 24 2012

Earlier this week, the Canadian Securities Administrators released their 2011 Enforcement Report, which sets out the results of regulators' enforcement activities over the last year

Summary judgment order dismissing securities fraud lawsuit against Oracle is affirmed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 22 2010

On November 16th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the entry of summary judgment dismissing plaintiffs' securities fraud lawsuit against Oracle and its executives

Three executives of Turkish oil company Genel Enerji fined £1.16 million by the FSA for market abuse - Final Notices

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2010

On 16 February 2010 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published Final Notices relating to the following three executives of Genel Enerji A.S. (Genel), a Turkish registered company with oil operations in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq, for engaging in market abuse in contravention of sections 123(1) and 118(2) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA

US senator calls on the Department of Justice to target individuals for FCPA violations

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2010

On November 30, 2010, the US Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs held a hearing examining the enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA

A rare victory for the plaintiffs' bar: US Supreme Court holds that materiality of alleged misrepresentations need not be proven at class-certification phase in securities fraud cases

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 4 2013

On February 27, 2013, the US Supreme Court decided Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, 568 US ___ (2013), a securities fraud

Protecting your bank against Ponzi scheme claims related to deposit accounts

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
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  • August 22 2013

When victims of Ponzi schemes, also referred to as fraudulent investment schemes, cannot collect from the persons who committed the fraud and "stole"

Game over Mets strike a deal with Picard for $162 million

  • Sedgwick LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 28 2012

After a recent ruling whereby Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York determined the ground rules for the trial, Mets owners and Madoff Trustee Irving Picard reached a $162 million settlement on March 16, 2012

Madoff’s brother may be liable in New Jersey securities case

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 23 2010

The Federal District Court in New Jersey has ruled that a charity defrauded in the Madoff Ponzi scheme may bring claims against Bernard Madoff's brother, Peter Madoff

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

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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