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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 4 Mar 2019

Ninth Circuit Holds That Statutes Do Not Constitute “Rules or Regulations of the SEC” for Purposes of Sarbanes-Oxley Act Whistleblower Claims

In Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., No. 17-16193, 2019 WL 924827 (9th Cir. Feb. 26, 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 15 Jan 2019

New Year Sanctions Roundup: Where Do We Stand?

The government is shut down, but there has already been a flurry of activity in 2019 on the economic sanctions and embargoes front. Here is a summary

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 26 Sep 2017

FCPA Accounting Provisions Have Teeth: Halliburton to Pay $29.2 Million to Settle FCPA Charges

Along with the anti-bribery provisions, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) contains accounting provisions that apply to publicly traded

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 14 Sep 2017

Growing Pains for Expanding Tech Companies: Uber Investigated for FCPA Violations

On August 29, it was announced that the U.S. Department of Justice is considering an investigation into Uber, the San Francisco-based technology

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA, United Kingdom, France | 22 Jun 2017

Oh, Hadn’t You Heard? You’re Violating French Law Right Now! France Gets Serieuse about Anti-Corruption

Ok, ok, don’t panic. Maybe not all of the millions of dedicated readers of this blog are in violation. Nevertheless, as of June 1, if your company

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | China | 26 Oct 2015

Politics the invisible force behind China artist and art market

After a period of significant growth from 2009 to 2014, the Chinese art market has experienced a drastic decline in the first half of 2015 with

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 3 Feb 2015

Justice Department’s Kleptocracy forfeiture action against real estate allegedly linked to Honduran bribery scheme underscores U.S. government’s expansive jurisdiction

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil forfeiture action seeking to recover certain Louisiana real estate allegedly

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA, South Korea | 1 May 2014

Beach houses and bribes: DOJ seeks over $700,000 from former South Korean President

April 24 marked another day of progress in holding kleptocrats accountable for their corruption. On that day, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ")

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA, China | 25 Mar 2014

China cracking down on pharmaceutical corruption

On December 25, 2013, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China ("National Health Commission", former Ministry of Health) issued

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 6 Dec 2013

Ways to avoid the pitfalls of expanding abroad

As U.S. companies seek new markets abroad, they may also encounter new areas of U.S. government regulation and enforcement. In a slow recovery, the

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