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China Accelerates the Establishment of Social Credit System
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • China, USA
  • July 1 2016

The State Council published the Guiding Opinions on Accelerating Social Credit System Establishment by Further Developing Joint Incentives for Honest


U.S. Targets Private Equity Funds for FCPA Scrutiny
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2016

The private equity industry is facing increased scrutiny by the U.S. Government for potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


Supreme Court Holds That “Actual Fraud” Under Section 523(a)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code May Include Fraudulent Transfers That Occur Without False Representations
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2016

On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court in Husky International Electronics v. Ritz held that the phrase “actual fraud” under section


Are You Within Reach of Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement? The Tentacles of Money Laundering Schemes Affect Real Estate Investors Worldwide
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

The U.S. Treasury Department has signaled the latest focus of its enforcement: real estate ventures with ties to money laundering schemes. Individual


In Wake of Panama Papers Scandal Obama Calls for Stricter Bank Regulations, Tax Rules
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

In a news conference today President Obama addressed rules and proposed regulations announced Thursday intended to help the U.S. fight tax evasion


Eighth Circuit Reverses District Court for Ignoring Price-Impact Evidence That Rebutted the Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption and Defeated Class Certification
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

In IBEW Local 98 Pension Fund v. Best Buy Co., Inc., No. 14-3178 (8th Cir. Apr. 12, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


What is a “Personal Benefit” for Insider Trading Tippee Liability?
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

On February 29, 2016, in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Payton et al, a jury found two stockbrokers liable for trading on confidential tips


The Benefit of the Doubt: SEC Scores an Insider Trading Win Despite Newman’s Personal Benefit Requirement
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

On February 29, 2016, in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Payton et al, a jury found two stockbrokers liable for trading on confidential tips


The Day of North Korea Sanctions: the UN Imposes the Toughest North Korea Sanctions Yet While OFAC and State Designate More North Korean Entities
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • North Korea, USA
  • March 3 2016

After weeks of negotiations and a Putin-backed delay, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2270 on March 2, 2016, imposing new


SEC Releases 2016 Examination Priorities
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

On January 11, 2016 the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (the “OCIE”) for the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”