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Letters of request: whistleblower confidentiality, and balancing competing public interests
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

The English courts frequently receive Letters of Request from foreign courts, seeking evidence that will assist in determination of foreign

Advisor’s false statements about assets under management and performance results in SEC enforcement action
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

In a recently announced enforcement action (In the Matter of Acamar Global Investments, LLC and Rudolph A. Martin, IAA Release No. 4050, March 18

Supreme Court unanimously upholds FCA statute of limitation defense and clarifies applicability of the first-to-file bar in KBR case
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States released a unanimous opinion in Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter

“DC MERWESTONE” fraudulent device rule receives firm support from the court of appeal
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

It is well known that English law takes a very strict approach towards fraudulent claims. An insured who makes a fraudulent claim will not recover

Strengthened obligations preventing the use of the financial system for money laundering and terrorist financing
  • CMS DeBacker
  • European Union
  • March 31 2015

A draft Directive (the "draft 4th Directive") of the Parliament and the Council (20130025 COD) that will directly impact most financial institutions

U.K. Financial Conduct Authority fines and bans two for LIBOR-related misconduct
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

While in-house counsel and compliance professionals monitoring activities in the United Kingdom are awaiting action on a number of matters, including

U.S. Supreme Court rejects indefinite tolling of False Claims Act under Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act; holds first-to-file bar only applies to pending cases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

Yesterday, in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et al. V. United States ex rel. Carter, 575 U.S. __ (2015), the Supreme Court settled two

Deferred prosecution agreements -- the going gets tougher
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

Deferred Prosecution Agreements with the Department of Justice (DPAs) have been a powerful tool of federal white-collar criminal enforcement for a

The Supreme Court limits the applicability of the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

In a blog post last summer we told you: "You heard it here first - the Supremes are going to put the kibosh on the WSLA." Yesterday, the Supremes did

Spain adopts new compliance defense
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Spain
  • May 27 2015

On March 31, 2015, the Spanish Official State Gazette (no. 77) published a new set of amendments to modify la Ley Orgánica 101995, de 23 de