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FinCEN Renews Geographic Targeting Orders for Residential Real Estate Deals
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2017

On February 23, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the renewal of the existing


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


Implications of the LondonShaw insider trading case for public companies and external auditors
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

The announcement of civil and criminal insider trading charges earlier this month against Scott London, a senior audit partner at a major accounting


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


BIS Proposes Revised Penalty Guidelines for Civil Enforcement Cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2016

On December 28, 2015, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") published a proposed rule that would amend BIS guidance


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


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: Little-Noticed Aspect of Recent Third Circuit Decision Could Have Big Impact on False Claims Act Cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2016

Since its issuance last week, the Third Circuit's decision in United States ex rel. Customs Fraud Investigations, LLC v. Victaulic Co., No. 15-2169


Civil False Claims Act: FAR amendment requires federal contractors to make mandatory disclosure if "credible evidence" of False Claims Act violations exists, but lacks clear standards for action
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2008

Effective tomorrow, December 12, 2008, government contractors must implement a new mandatory disclosure requirement under the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") that is triggered whenever they have "credible evidence" of a False Claims Act violation