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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 29 Aug 2018

U.S. Firms Continue to Face Liability for Terrorist Attacks under the Antiterrorism Act

Last year, a group of U.S. military veterans and the relatives of troops killed in Iraq filed a lawsuit against several large international

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 1 Sep 2017

Health Care Companies Take Note: DOJ Ramps Up FCPA Enforcement

In July, we reported on Attorney General Sessions dismantling DOJ's Health Care Corporate Fraud Strike Force. On July 25, Sandra Moser, acting chief

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 2 Jun 2017

DOJ’s Focus on Health Care Fraud Continues

Combating health care fraud will continue to be a priority for the Jeff Sessions-led Department of Justice (DOJ). DOJ Criminal Division’s Acting

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 7 Dec 2016

United Airlines Settles with SEC for Side-Stepping Its Own Anti-Corruption Controls: Management Override for a Ride Over to South Carolina

In a settlement highlighting the need for public companies to implement - and adhere to - effective internal controls, United Airlines “United”

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 7 Dec 2016

US and UK Regulators Speak Out on Anti-Corruption Enforcement Trends and Priorities

A number of key trends and priorities in international anti-corruption enforcement emerged last week at the 33rd ACI International Conference on the

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 29 Nov 2016

White Collar Crime Law Enforcement in a Trump Justice Department - 8 Predictions

After a conventional presidential campaign, determining the policy priorities and direction of the incoming administration with respect to the Justice

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 11 Oct 2013

Are directors on the hook when internal FCPA controls fail?

Directors, in addition to executives, soon may be targets of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions for failing to make a good

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 16 Jul 2013

Will independent directors be on the hook for failure of internal controls in FCPA cases?

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA" or "the Act") prohibits bribery of foreign public officials in order to obtain or retain business. In

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 19 Dec 2012

Allianz to pay $12.3m to settle SEC’s bribery allegations

On December 17, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that Allianz SE ("Allianz"), a German-based insurance and asset management company, had agreed to pay approximately $12.3 million to settle allegations that it violated the books and records and internal controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 7 Dec 2011

Lindsey Manufacturing's conviction overturned

On December 1, 2011, United States District Judge A. Howard Matz threw out the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") bribery convictions against Lindsey Manufacturing, an emergency electricity tower construction company, its president Keith Lindsey, and vice-president and chief financial officer Steve Lee, on the basis of repeated prosecutorial misconduct.

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