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State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed

Supreme Court Decision Restricts Government Prosecution of Political Corruption
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

In a unanimous 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has vacated the political corruption convictions of former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell

Beneath the surface - The business response to bribery and corruption 2016
  • Eversheds
  • Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 11 2016

All around the world, bribery and corruption have never been more topical. Over the last few years, parliaments have passed new anti-bribery laws

“Official Acts”What They Are and Are Not
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

On June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court decided McDonnell v. U.S., holding that, for purposes of the federal public corruption statutes, an “official

What to do at your federal sentencing: lessons learned from ex-Virginia Governor McDonnell
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

Yesterday, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison following his public corruption conviction for using the

Third individual convicted under the Bribery Act 2010
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2013

On 23 April 2013, Mr Yang Li, a Chinese student who had been studying at the University of Bath, pleaded guilty to bribery under section 1 of the

Singapore Court of Appeal upholds ruling on legal entitlement to assets of deposed Philippines premier, Ferdinand E Marcos
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Philippines, Singapore
  • February 14 2014

In 1986, the President of the Philippines, Mr Ferdinand E. Marcos, was deposed by a non-violent coup later popularised as the ‘People Power

False Claims Actwartime suspension of limitations and “first to file” rule
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

Government contractors and health-care companies have become increasingly concerned about the application of the Wartime Suspension of Limitations

Cooperating with DOJ does not make a company a state actor
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2012

A perennial concern of corporate management in cooperating with government investigations is maintaining the boundary between the company and the government which can sometimes seem blurred

Grand Jury finds Oakland City Council member broke ethics rules in interfering with a housing development next door to her home
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

In a final report issued June 21, 2016, the Alameda County Grand Jury found that an Oakland City Council member used her position and office to