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The Supreme Court holds that the “discovery rule” does not apply to SEC enforcement actions for financial penalties and affirms the dismissal of SEC claims as time-barred
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

In Gabelli v. SEC, No. 11-1274 (Feb. 27, 2013), a unanimous Supreme Court issued a much anticipated decision on the statute of limitations for civil


Reading tea leaves after the Supreme Court’s Amgen securities litigation decision
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2013

On February 27, 2013, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Fund. In the decision, the Court


Increased risk of FCPA prosecution of foreign national executives of U.S. issuers: recent court decision allows open-ended statute of limitations and bases FCPA jurisdiction on email routed through US servers
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

A recent federal court decision highlights the increasing risk of prosecution for foreign national executives under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


Informants & Alberto Gonzalez: she swallowed the spider to catch the fly
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2009

In August, Albert Gonzalez was indicted for the theft of credit and debit card information from Hartland Payment Systems, the largest known breach of its kind, while awaiting trial for a similar attack against TJX, the second largest known breach of its kind


Security officer indicted on obstruction of justice charges for shredding evidence
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2009

Thomas Raffanello, global director of security for Stanford Financial Group (SFG), now faces charges of obstruction of justice based on claims that he directed employees at SFG's Fort Lauderdale office to shred evidence of fraud


Massachusetts Attorney General announces opening of new computer forensics lab
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2009

In a press release issued last week, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced the opening of a "new, state-of-the-art Computer Forensics Lab in Boston" as part of the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Initiative


New deadline for Red Flags Rule: FTC gives businesses until June 1, 2010 to develop compliant identity theft prevention programs
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

On Friday, October 30, 2009, just two days before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was set to begin enforcement of federal Red Flags Rules, the FTC announced that it was giving businesses seven additional months, until June 1, 2010, to comply with the new identity theft regulations



Hedge funds join “the CEO’s brother-in-law” as the target of insider trading cases
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

Insider trading cases often have focused on "the CEO’s brother-in-law" or similarly situated individuals who used a tidbit passed along at Thanksgiving dinner to make a quick and easy personal profit


Incident of the week: Seattle man sentenced to three years in prison for using peer-to-peer software to steal financial records, commit identity theft
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2009

Yesterday, Frederick Eugene Wood of Seattle was sentenced to 39 months in prison for using LimeWire peer-to-peer (P2P) software to obtain Social Security numbers, bank and financial records and tax returns, which he then used to commit identity theft