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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


4 Steps to Refresh Your Antitrust Compliance Program for the New Year
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

The antitrust regulators led an aggressive enforcement agenda in 2015, challenging numerous acquisitions and collecting a record $3.8 billion in


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


The Supreme Court constricts the scope of the “honest services” statute
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2010

In one of the most significant white-collar crime rulings in recent memory, the Supreme Court last Thursday in Skilling v. United States, 561 U.S. ___ (2010) (Case No. 08-1394) held that 18 U.S.C. 1346, the so-called “honest services” statute, covers only bribery and kickback schemes, considerably limiting the scope of the statute, which, for years, has been considered among the most powerful weapons available to federal prosecutors


FIRREA enforcement trends
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Despite being enacted with an intended purpose of protecting financial institutions, the Department of Justice is with increasing frequency using the


OFAC announces settlements in significant sanctions enforcement cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

In the last month, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") has announced two significant settlements related to


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


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


OFAC issues advisory on Crimea sanctions evaders and designates additional SDNS and SSI entities under Russia sanctions
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On July 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") issued an advisory relating to persons evading or