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SEC brings first enforcement action over confidentiality agreement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

On April 1, the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its first enforcement action against a company for using language in employee


US senators Warren, Coburn introduce Truth in Settlements Act to make federal agency settlements more transparent
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2014

On 8 January 2014, US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Tom Coburn introduced a new bill, the Truth in Settlements Act, that would require federal


Financial services update August 18 2014 insights
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

On August 13th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") provided guidance regarding the status of entities owned by


Former Bechtel Corporation (“Bechtel”) executive sentenced to 42 months in prison and ordered to forfeit US $5.2 million in connection with kickback scheme
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

On 23 March 2015, Asem Elgawhary (former principal vice president of Bechtel and general manager at Power Generation Engineering and Services Company


Financial services update March 3 2015 feature: antimoney laundering
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Last Wednesday Andrew Ceresney, the Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission' ("SEC") Division of Enforcement, discussed the culture of


Crime, corruption & other misdeeds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2015

A North Carolina district attorney has requested that the State Bureau of Investigation inquire into the alleged corruption of Dana Cope, a member of


The FCPA and anti-corruption efforts
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

The American Society of International Law recently held a panel discussion on anti-corruption efforts in a multi-polar world. The conflicts presented


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


Financial services update June 9 2014 insights
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

Operation Choke Point, a Department of Justice ("DOJ") initiative designed as an anti-fraud measure has been under attack, with a congressional


Treasury designates two Lebanese exchange houses under the USA PATRIOT Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2013

On April 23rd, the Treasury Department named two Lebanese exchange houses, Kassem Rmeiti & Co. For Exchange ("Rmeiti Exchange") and Halawi Exchange