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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


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


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


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


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


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


Avoiding insider trading risks in fundamental investment research
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2010

Recent high-profile Securities and Exchange Commission cases against hedge fund managers revive the most universal question associated with insider trading regulation


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


Fourth Circuit rejects mere regulatory non-compliance as basis for False Claims Act liability and adopts “prerequisite to payment” test as essential element of “falsity”
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

In its decision in United States ex rel. Rostholder v. Omnicare, Inc.a case where regulatory noncompliance was sufficiently allegedthe


Supreme Court justices express skepticism at relator and government attempts to apply the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act to civil cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

At oral argument in Kellogg Brown & Root Servs., Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, No. 12-1497 (U.S. argued Jan. 13, 2015) ("Carter"), several