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The “Panama Papers” and the Secret World of Shell Corporations - Reducing Liability Exposure and Seeking Insurance Coverage
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Global, Panama, USA
  • April 8 2016

A leak of 11.5 million documents from a law firm in Panama may implicate politicians, criminals, and celebrities in sheltering of fortunes in

Where Did the Money Go?: What Does it Take to Protect your Company from fake President’s Fraud?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2016

Fake president's fraud or social engineering fraud is occurring at an increasingly alarming rate. In one fell swoop, millions of dollars can be

International Regulatory Update 14 - 18 March 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Italy, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 22 2016

The EU Commission has adopted a Commission Delegated Regulation on classes of arrangements to be protected in a partial property transfer under

Federal court finds that the McCarran Ferguson Act bars plaintiff’s RICO claims arising from certain reinsurance transactions
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • March 8 2016

In a putative class action seeking damages for alleged violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) arising from

Massachusetts AG settles with mortgage lender and servicer over force-placed insurance policies
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2016

On February 18, Massachusetts AG Maura Healey announced that a New York-based mortgage lender and servicer agreed to pay a total of $4 million “to

This week at the UK regulators, 22 February 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 22 2016

In a relatively quiet week for the regulators without any concluded enforcement actions, the main announcement was the FCA's review of the assessment

EMCOR Group: Fourth Circuit applies Prior Insurance Provision to Restrict Coverage under Commercial Crime Policy
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

In EMCOR Group, Inc. v. Great American Insurance Company, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals applied a prior insurance provision in a Commercial

Insurance Coverage for Actions Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Against Government Contractors
  • Gilbert LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2016

Since 2009, enforcement of FCPA actions has significantly increased. The Department of Justice has convicted over 50 individuals, and companies have

U.S. Treasury Department to Scrutinize Certain All Cash Real Estate Transactions in New York City and Miami-Dade County
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

On January 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued two temporary Geographic Targeting

Are You Covered Against the Business E-Mail Compromise Scam?
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Your company’s controller receives an email instruction from your CEO to wire funds to complete a time-sensitive and confidential deal-seems like a