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SEC settlement with Layne Christensen raises new questions on the government’s understanding of the business nexus element of the FCPA

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

Last week the SEC settled charges against Layne Christensen for various violations of the FCPA. While a relatively unremarkable case at first glance

New Hampshire man pleads guilty regarding accounts in Switzerland, Israel, and Jersey

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

On October 20, 2014, Menashe Cohen pleaded guilty in New Hampshire federal court to one count of filing a false income tax return for failing to

Cross-border investigations update

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • -
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

The inaugural edition of Cross-Border Investigations Update includes an overview of enforcement trends, including the increasing cooperation between U

Inside M&A - Fall 2014

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Buyers can acquire unintended and potentially very damaging liabilities together with target business or assets. Analyzing the financial situation of

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

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

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