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Second Circuit Considers Reach of Bribery Laws Beyond U.S.

Brazil, USA - November 13 2019 On November 7, 2019, a Second Circuit panel1 heard oral argument on whether the use of United States wire services in effecting a bribery scheme is…

Laurel S. Fensterstock, W. Logan Lewis.

Because the Mafia Doesn’t Issue 8-Ks: DOJ Explains Recent Corporate Policy Changes and Foreshadows Additional Guidance

USA - September 18 2019 On September 12, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Miner announced in a speech that the DOJ Criminal Division will consider issuing prosecutorial…

Carla Jordan-Detamore, Morgan Kelley.

V&E Helps Secure Favorable FCPA Settlement For Juniper Networks

USA - September 6 2019 On August 29, 2019, the Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a settlement with Juniper Networks settling various investigations…

Clifford Thau, Jessica S. Heim, Matthew J. Jacobs, Michael L. Charlson.

Cisco’s $8.6 Million False Claims Act Settlement Signals Viability of Cybersecurity Claims Under the False Claims Act

USA - August 22 2019 On July 31, 2019, Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) agreed to pay $8.6 million to settle a False Claims Act (“FCA”) whistleblower allegation that it sold…

Francis Yang, Jamie F. Tabb.

Third Circuit Upholds Bribery Conviction Despite Narrowed Definition of “Official Act” Under McDonnell

USA - August 14 2019 Last week, the Third Circuit upheld the conviction of Robert Cordaro, a Lackawanna Pennsylvania County Commissioner, for bribery, extortion, and…

Brittany Harwood.