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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 19 Jul 2019

The Vanishing of Federal Sentencing Decisions

In civil cases, the most important decisions that federal district judges make typically are recorded in the form of written opinions that are…
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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 22 Mar 2019

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Need for a Tailored Code of Conduct

Codes of Conduct are designed to set forth an organization’s values and principles, while detailing expectations for employees. In many ways, it is…
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Crowell & Moring LLP | USA | 30 Nov 2018

DOJ Resets Bar for Corporate-Cooperation Credit and Shifts Emphasis in False Claims Act Cases from Individual Accountability to Monetary Recovery

After a year of review, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has announced reforms to Yates-era policy governing corporate investigations in both…
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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP | USA | 26 Nov 2018

The Compliance Version of Giving Tuesday, Cyber Monday, and Black Friday

There are a few things that compliance officers and other in-house counsel can take away from the late-November giving-shopping-doing spree (other…
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | USA | 3 Oct 2018

Second Circuit Rejects “Miscarriage of Justice” Challenge to Sentence Based on Vacated Underlying Conviction, but Declines to Establish Categorical Rule

In United States v. Hoskins, the Court (Hall, Jacobs, Raggi) rejected a collateral challenge to a sentence where an underlying predicate offense was…
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | USA | 24 Sep 2018

Court Restrains Improper Application of “Physical Restraint” Enhancement

In United States v. Paul, the Second Circuit (Newman and Pooler Circuit Judges, and Cote, J., by designation) issued an opinion interpreting the…
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Sirote & Permutt PC | USA | 14 Sep 2018

Federal Plea Agreements and Sentencing 101 - The Basics Behind What to Expect in the Manafort Criminal Cases

This morning, Paul Manafort pled guilty to two “re-worked” Counts lifted from the Indictment in his case and placed into a “Criminal Information”…
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | USA | 11 Sep 2018

Circuit Determines that Attempted Robbery Under New York Law Constitutes a “Crime of Violence” Pursuant to 2014 Federal Sentencing Guidelines

In United States v. Pereira-Gomez, a panel of the Second Circuit (Cabranes, Carney, Caproni, D.J.) issued an opinion analyzing whether attempted…
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McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 16 Jul 2018

Implications of Judge Kavanaugh’s Nomination for Criminal Sentencing

Imagine an individual who is convicted of fraudulently obtaining $5,000 but simultaneously acquitted by a jury of conspiring to fraudulently obtain $1…
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Buckley LLP | USA | 4 May 2018

Panasonic settles parallel FCPA actions for $280 million

On April 30, a DOJ deferred prosecution agreement and SEC settlement with Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and a subsidiary were announced, with…
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