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Global Anti-Corruption Insights: Summer 2016

USA, United Kingdom - August 9 2016 2016 is shaping up to be one of the busiest years on record for enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), with dozens of new...

Emma K. Dinan, Lindsey D. Carson, Marcus A. Asner, Catherine M. Long, Drew A. Harker.

DOJ Launches FCPA Enforcement Pilot Program to Encourage Voluntary Disclosure

USA - April 8 2016 On April 5, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division’s Fraud Section launched a one-year pilot program offering businesses that...

Stephen Martin, Drew A. Harker.

Second Circuit addresses whether cross-border swaps fall within the territorial jurisdiction of federal securities laws

USA - September 3 2014 The New York-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently issued a significant decision clarifying the application of federal...

John A. Freedman, Veronica E. Rendón.

Eleventh Circuit takes broad view of who is a 'foreign official' for purposes of the FCPA

USA - May 19 2014 On May 16, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a long-awaited opinion addressing what constitutes an...

Mara V.J. Senn, Drew A. Harker, Arthur Luk, Whitney A. Moore.

The Second Circuit clarifies the territorial contacts limits of U.S. securities laws

USA - May 8 2014 In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd. that Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the...

Stewart D. Aaron.