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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


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


New York’s Department of Financial Services announces additional $315 million penalty against Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. for allegedly misleading regulators, continuing its focus on U.S. sanctions and international antimoney laundering enforcement
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2014

On November 18, 2014, New York's Department of Financial Services ("DFS") announced another major settlement with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ


The SEC's whistleblower program: what the SEC has learned from the False Claims Act about avoiding whistleblower abuses and what FCA enforcement stands to learn from the SEC
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

The sweeping overhaul of the financial system in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) included provisions in Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Section 21F”) that required the SEC to pay substantial monetary awards to whistleblowers for disclosing alleged wrongdoing by publicly traded companies, financial services institutions, and other covered entities


Civil False Claims Act: Senator Grassley urges DOJ, Treasury, and qui tam lawyers to use the FCA against financial institutions under Emergency Economic Stabilization programs
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2008

In early October 2008, Congress authorized $700 billion in government funds for the purchase of distressed assets from financial institutions through the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008


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


Looking ahead to the new reporting season: tips, updates and trends for SEC filers
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

The dawn of a new year marks an important time for companies with SEC reporting obligations to prepare for the upcoming reporting season. This


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


Accidental tipping: the wrong kind of holiday present for family and friends
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

With the holidays underway, and as celebrations with family and friends are filling the calendar, we take this opportunity to wish you a happy holiday season and to encourage you to talk about something other than nonpublic work news during your festivities


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