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HMRC smokes out illicit tobacco trade
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

HMRC is targeting illicit cigarettes. A consultation recently closed and now awaits Government attention. This may seem immaterial to landlords


SEC and U.S. Attorney’s Office Continue Their Pursuit of Criminal Actions Against Purveyors of “Political Intelligence”
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

On May 24, 2017, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launched


Utah Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Faces up to 10 Years in Prison in Prescription Fraud Scheme
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

Originally indicted in late 2015, the owner of a Utah-based wholesale drug distribution company pled guilty to selling more than $100 million in black


Canada's Proposed Cannabis Act: A Summary
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2017

Canadians have been anticipating the legalization of cannabis since it formed part of the Liberal Party of Canada platform in the 2015 Federal


La CEDH considère conforme la collecte des données téléphoniques personnelles par un juge d’instruction
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • February 28 2017

Le 8 novembre 2016 la Cour européenne des droits de l’Homme s’est prononcée sur l’utilisation des données téléphoniques personnelles par un juge


Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 6 January 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 9 2017

An aide to former UKIP leader Farage faces 20 years imprisonment and a fine of £203,000 after pleading guilty to fraud. It is reported that, Mr


Changes introduced by MLD4 and MLD5
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • European Union
  • January 6 2017

The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Regulation 8492015 (MLD4) came into force on 23 June 2015 with the aim of strengthening the EU’s defences against


US - President continues national emergency with respect to Colombian drug traffickers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Colombia, USA
  • October 20 2016

On October 20, 2016, the Federal Register published Presidential Notice of October 18, 2016 - Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to


Burma Opens for Business, but Companies Must Look Before They Leap
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Myanmar, USA
  • October 13 2016

On October 7, 2016, the President issued an Executive Order terminating the national emergency with respect to Burma as well as the Burmese Sanctions


Trademark Infringement Suit Against Kanye West Precluded by the First Amendment
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently dismissed a trademark infringement complaint against Kanye West on the ground