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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


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


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


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 Department of Financial Services Proposed Rule to Increase AML and Sanctions Compliance Requirements
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has recently proposed a new anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism regulation that would


Justice Department brandishes rarely used weaponFIRREAin full-scale assault on S&P, and California joins the battle with separate state False Claims Act complaint
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

The Justice Department's February 4, 2013 lawsuit against credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P"), a subsidiary of


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


Written statement of the Chamber of Commerce and the US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform: statement of John T. Boese
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2008

I appreciate the opportunity to submit my views on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform in opposition to S. 2041


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


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