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Federal appellate court rules that the FCPA prohibits corrupt payments to certain foreign government-owned businesses
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

For the first time since the enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), a federal appellate court has defined what constitutes an


The future of admitting when settling SEC enforcement actions: some initial considerations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

Whether the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") should continue its longstanding policy of permitting enforcement action defendants to settle


Government's annual certification claims under the FCA take a hit in federal court in California in a case involving individual liability
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • November 8 2013

In a decision dated November 5, 2013, United States v. Reunion Mortgage, Inc., David Thayer and Kent Harvey, Case No. 13-02340 SBA (N.D. Ca.), a


New York State Department of Financial Services proposes comprehensive Bitcoin regulations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") recently became the first state regulator to propose a regulatory framework for the


PCAOB proposes important changes to audit reports
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board ("PCAOB") recently proposed new auditing standards that, if adopted, would substantially expand the


The New York State Department of Financial Services: leading the charge to regulate Bitcoin
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

As we have previously written, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") is emerging as an aggressive regulator of financial


FASB deliberations return to litigation contingency disclosures
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (the "Board") has returned to public deliberations on the sensitive subject of disclosures for litigation loss contingencies under Financial Accounting Standard ("FAS") 5


The SEC's first deferred prosecution agreement involving an individual: questions remain
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

With much fanfare three years ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced a Cooperation Initiative as part of an overall effort to


Outside directors fail to heed red flags and wind up in SEC hurricane
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 9 2011

The SEC recently sued three former outside directors of DHB Industries, alleging that the three were "willfully blind" to the company's fraudulent accounting practices


Chinese companies trading in U.S. face increased scrutiny by SEC, Congress, and private plaintiffs
  • Jones Day
  • China, USA
  • January 20 2011

Several Chinese companies brought onto public United States stock markets through reverse mergers with existing U.S. issuers have been the focus of recent investigations, enforcement actions, and private civil litigation