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Virtual Currencies: Growing Regulatory Framework and Challenges in the Emerging Fintech Ecosystem
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • China, European Union, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2016

In the context of a widely publicized explosion of new technology and innovation designed to disrupt the marketplace of traditional financial


FinCEN Expands Geographic Targeting Orders for Residential Real Estate Deals
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

On July 27, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) expanded on the Geographic Targeting Orders


Search warrants for business premises: a practical guide for preparation
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

In connection with a high-profile insider trading investigation, the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the Federal Bureau of Investigation utilized search warrants to raid the offices of three hedge funds on November 22


Civil False Claims Act & FIRREA : DOJ’s New Civil Penalty Amounts Are Cause for Concern
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

On Wednesday, the Justice Department took the first step to implementing a major increase in monetary penalties for violations of the civil False


Facilitating payments under the FCPA: questions you must ask to avoid liability
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2007

Every international business faces the issue of what to do when a foreign bureaucrat demands “a little something extra” for doing his job in a timely manner


Civil False Claims Act: D.C. Circuit decisively rejects Justice Department attempts to impose FCA liability based on noncompliance with ambiguous agency regulation
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2015

The long-running False Claims Act ("FCA") saga of Moving Water Industries ("MWI") is finally reaching an end. After battling against what it


FinCEN Issues Proposed Rule Extending AML and CIP Requirements to All Banks
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

On August 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a proposed rule that would extend


Department of Justice Announces Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Initiative
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2016

Yesterday (April 5, 2016), the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced three initiatives relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the “FCPA”


False Claims Act: Fifth Circuit allows former federal government employees to bring a qui tam suit
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2012

One of most serious policy issues in qui tam enforcement under the False Claims Act (“FCA”) is the possibility that federal employees may use information obtained in the course of their government employment to enrich themselves by filing qui tam cases


FSA insider dealing enforcement intensifies through transatlantic cooperation and criminal prosecutions
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2010

The recent global financial crisis has led to an increased emphasis on cross-border regulatory enforcement