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De Sole trial abruptly suspended due to “unexpected developments”
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

The De Sole trial was abruptly suspended on Tuesday afternoon (9 February), just moments before key witnesses were due to give testimony

Corporate Crime Update - January 2016 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

We reported in October 2015 that medical imaging firm Analogic Corp had disclosed its proposal to pay $1.6 million to settle a Foreign Corrupt

Fraud in Regulated Settings: Detrimental Reliance by the Victim not always Required
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 22 2016

In the recent decision of R. V. Riesberry, the Supreme Court of Canada reiterated the elements that the Crown needs to prove to establish the

Keeping it real: litigation insights from ‘Making a Murderer’
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

It's mid-January, and I'm sitting in my office writing this post while snow falls outside. (Yes, we get snow in South Carolina and, yes, it terrifies

Q4 2015: Regulatory Round-Up
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 11 2016

This round-up contains a summary by sector of certain key global regulatory developments which occurred during the fourth quarter of 2015. The

Anti-corruption website launched
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2016

Following the publication in September of the Sports and Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan ("Plan") (as discussed in our previous blog post), the

FIFA ethics committee issues eight-year bans to President and Vice President
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

On December 21, the FIFA Ethics Committee announced that it would ban its embattled President, Sepp Blatter, and Vice President, Michel Platini, from

The Final Whistle for FIFA?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Global, USA
  • December 22 2015

The latest revelations to emerge regarding FIFA could signal the end for football's world governing body. Described as "toxically corrupt", FIFA's

Fitting the punishment to the crime: The legitimacy of lifetime bans for first time doping offences
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • December 7 2015

This article considers the issue of lifetime bans for doping offences in the wake of the WADA Independent Commission report into allegations of

Corruption and conspiracy charges hit sports world: DOJ indicts additional FIFA officials in corruption conspiracy
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

While the latest happenings in the governing world of soccer are not a typical blog topic for us, the legal issues and impacts are worth considering