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Court rejects off-label promotion allegations due to failure to cite actual false claim submissions; allows retaliation claims to proceed
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

On March 27, 2015, a federal court in the Southern District of Ohio granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a qui tam suit alleging


Understanding the powers conferred upon an organ of state in blacklisting persons or companies as suppliers or service providers
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • September 8 2014

Section 28 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, No 12 of 2004 (Act) empowers a court to direct that a convicted person's


Herbalife agrees to pay $15 million to settle pyramid scheme claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

Herbalife has reached a settlement in a class action alleging that the company violated California's endless chain scheme law and the Racketeer


Witness testifies about sampling fraud in prosecution of Peanut Corp. executives
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2014

As the criminal prosecution of Peanut Corp. of America executives continues into its second week, the former south Georgia peanut-processing plant


EU political update: 15 - 19 December 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • December 19 2014

On 9 December 2014, the Council of the European Union adopted a Directive on tax evasion and fraud. The Directive extends the scope for the automatic


The top 5 corruption risks for pharmaceutical and medical device companies
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies are fast becoming the enforcement punching bag, eclipsing the long-suffering status of the oil and gas energy


Two consumer class actions settle for (mostly) nominal amounts per plaintiff
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

Two recent false advertising class action settlements illustrate some of the myriad ways to structure settlements, and also reflect the real risks of


Jury convicts former Virginia Governor and wife in Star Scientific scandal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2014

Following a 27-day trial, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty of corruption for allegedly accepting loans


The US Department of Justice raises the stakes for misleading statements on product safety
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2014

On March 19, 2014, the US Department of Justice announced the filing of a criminal felony wire fraud charge against Toyota Motor Corporation


Client alert highlights of recent legislation and new amendments
  • DFDL
  • Myanmar
  • August 19 2014

We provide below a breakdown of the new Standardization Law and Registration to Organizations law along with the salient modifications introduced by