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SCOTUS: no unlimited suspension of the statute of limitations under the False Claims Act; “first-to-file” doctrine does not bar related suits in perpetuity
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

In an opinion released May 26, 2015, Kellogg Brown & Roots Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held


SEC takes aggressive approach to fortify Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower rules
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

On April 1, 2015, the Securities & Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) fined a public company $130,000 for requiring employees involved


A carriage of justice: Obama to remove Cuba from terrorist sponsor list
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 15 2015

In a move that may honestly mean more to America than to Cuba, the White House has announced that President Obama will remove Cuba from the U.S. list


U.S. authorizes targeted sanctions against overseas cyber threats
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

Cyber threats are one of the U.S.’s top security threats. In just the past year, there has been a significant increase in the frequency, scale and


Add importers to those facing expanding whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that three U.S.-based importers had agreed to pay more than $3 million to resolve a


4 keys to witness interviews in internal investigations
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2015

"So you are the great lawyer I've been told about! But, you are so young! I was expecting an old lawyer." With those words, the silver-haired


Add importers to those facing expanding whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that three U.S.-based importers had agreed to pay more than $3 million to resolve a


You again?: application of the first-to-file bar where subsequent actions are brought by the same relator
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

The Federal False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq., has unique procedural aspects that come into play when a private whistleblower (the


Second Circuit clarifies that allegations of direct fraudulent representations are not necessary for market manipulation claims under Section 10(b) and rule 10b-5
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

In Fezzani v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., No. 14-3983, 2015 WL 400547 (2d Cir. Jan. 30, 2015) (“Fezzani II”), the United States Court of Appeals for


Justice Department’s Kleptocracy forfeiture action against real estate allegedly linked to Honduran bribery scheme underscores U.S. government’s expansive jurisdiction
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil forfeiture action seeking to recover certain Louisiana real estate allegedly