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FATCA violation underlies latest US tax and securities fraud charges

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2014

On September 9, 2014, in US v. Robert Bandfield, et al., federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York announced the indictment of a US

Retailer whistleblower victory

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2014

As reported in our March 2012 issue, a multitude of whistleblower suits were filed, by an opportunistic Chicago based law firm in the wake of the

Legal goulash

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

Growing up, I always thought that goulash was some kind of dish where everything in the refrigerator ended up participating. (Wikipedia tells me that

“Whistleblower” suit filed against Vanguard under New York False Claims Act

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

In a recently unsealed qui tam action filed under New York State's False Claims Act, a former lawyer with Vanguard Group Inc. claims that the company

American pleads guilty to hiding money in Swiss bank, moving money to Israeli bank after UBS scandal

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

On August 19, 2014, Bernard Kramer pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to conspiracy to defraud the United States and filing a false

Property tax foreclosure: tax authority may have to pay for equity in property

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a property tax foreclosure as a fraudulent transfer and then to recover damages from the foreclosing county. The

Financial services update July 21 2014 industry news

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

On July 18th, Risk.net recounted former SEC Chair Harvey Pitt's proposal for resolving concerns that U.S. firms are avoiding U.S. oversight of their

FinCEN doubles down on casinos with heightened regulatory expectations

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

For the second time in nine months, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery has publicly addressed FinCEN's

Florida doctor sentenced for defrauding the IRS

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2014

On May 9, 2014, a Florida doctor was sentenced to serve two years in prison and three years supervised release for conspiring to defraud the Internal

Financial services update June 9 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2014

On June 5th, the First Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiffs' securities fraud lawsuit. The appellate court found that Genzyme had no duty to