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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


Cornerstone decision is reversed by Delaware Supreme Courtno “automatic inference” of disloyalty by disinterested directors charged with fiduciary duty violations in controller transactions
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In a move consistent with the Delaware courts' recent general inclination for early dismissal of M&A related litigation, the Delaware Supreme Court


From Frankfurt to behind American bars the story of Romano Pisciotti and its impact on executives working for companies involved in cartel behaviour
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 29 2014

In July 2014, yet another attempt by Romano Pisciotti to challenge his extradition from Germany to the United States on cartel charges failed when


Civil False Claims Act: Seventh Circuit definitively rejects implied false certification liability based on condition of participation violations
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

With its June 8, 2015 ruling in United States ex rel. Nelson v. Sanford-Brown Ltd., No. 14-2506, 2015 WL 3541422 (7th Cir. June 8, 2015), the Seventh


Court’s $1.3 billion judgment against Bank of America signals FIRREA’s potential role as a powerful substitute for the False Claims Act in financial fraud cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

In a much-anticipated ruling applying the civil penalties provision of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, 12 U


Supreme Court grants certiorari on Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act and first-to-file questions in KBR v. U.S. ex rel. Carter
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2014

Earlier today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States ex rel. Carter v. Kellogg Brown & Root Servs., Inc., 710 F.3d 171 (4th Cir


Revisiting insider trading in the debt markets: lessons for debt investors and members of committees in bankruptcy cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2007

For some participants in the debt and credit markets, insider trading risks seem like a problem for someone else


Treasury department revisits anti-money laundering rules for investment advisers
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

In a long-awaited development, James H. Freis, Jr., Director of the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), announced at an anti-money laundering (“AML”) conference this week that FinCEN is “revisiting the topic of investment advisers” and drafting a rule proposal that would require certain investment advisers to establish and implement AML programs


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


President Obama imposes sanctions on Venezuelan officials
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA, Venezuela
  • March 10 2015

On March 9, 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order imposing economic sanctions on certain current and former Venezuelan officials involved