The charges arose out of a periodic SEC examination of DAP and its Global Markets Group.
In its first public Policy Statement regarding the treatment of cooperation in investigations, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board provided guidance on how it will consider a firmís or associated personís "extraordinary cooperation".
After a two-week trial before United States District Court Judge Edward Chen of the Northern District of California, David Nosal was convicted of three counts of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
A case-based discussion on the intersection of the fields of criminal law and art and cultural property law.
In Commonwealth v. Nies, No. 5793-2012 (Pa. Ct. Com. Pl, Apr. 18, 2013), the Honorable John A. Boccabella of the Berks County Court of Common Pleas applied a somewhat rare exception to the requirement that those who do not submit to a blood test in connection with a DUI investigation are subject to enhanced sentencing requirements.
On March 26, 2013, the Office of Inspector General published much-awaited guidance on physician-owned medical device distributorships (commonly known as "PODs") in the form of a Special Fraud Alert.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Walsh ruled that the defendant could not use the proceeds from the sale of his house to fund his criminal defense because he used tainted funds to obtain the home.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appealsí decision in United States v. Anchor Mortgage Corp., 2013 WL 1150213 (7th Cir. Mar. 21, 2013), provides additional guidance on the appropriate measure of damages under the False Claims Act (FCA).
A discussion on whether federal judges can play any role in the plea negotiations.
The Houston-based Parker Drilling Company entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle allegations that the company violated the antibribery provision of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
A discussion on the reason for the increasing amount of cooperation between the U.S. Department of Justice and foreign law enforcement in the prosecution of white collar crime
To those expecting new, groundbreaking interpretations or insight into the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Guidance will be a disappointment.
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently heard oral arguments in United States ex rel. Heineman-Guta v. Guidant Corp., et al. (12-1867).
Businesses in the oil and gas industry are cautioned to pay careful attention to evolutions in anti-corruption law in the jurisdictions where they operate.
VIP programs caused quite a stir years ago when several senators faced ethics complaints for receiving loans through a VIP mortgage program at Countrywide bank.
Prosecutors, in the exercise of prosecutorial discretion, consider a host of factors when determining whether to pursue criminal charges against individuals, corporations, and financial institutions.
On April 5, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed charges against four former executives of BizJet International Sales and Support, Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik, AG, a company that provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services for alleged bribery payments in Latin America.
The False Claims Act is a federal law that imposes liability on persons and companies who make false claims for payment to the federal government. Many states have similar laws.
On March 29, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the settlement of what appeared to be a routine insider trading case involving two traders.