Eric M. Meiring
Corporate counsel should be aware of the following 10 common mistakes that practitioners make when representing clients in criminal antitrust matters.
Marjorie Peerce and Mary K. Treanor
In Lagos v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporate victims of criminal offenses cannot recover expenses incurred from internal investigations that the federal government has neither requested nor required under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act of 1996,
Ashley M. Drake and Joseph F. Savage, Jr.
In fiscal year 2017, the DOJ collected more than $3.7 billion dollars from False Claims Act (FCA) cases — part of the $86 billion it has collected from FCA cases since 1986. States and municipalities are aggressively pursuing FCA recoveries as well. Whether or not such payments are deductible as business expenses under the Internal Revenue Code is an important consideration when negotiating a settlement with the government.
New U.S. Department of Justice Cybersecurity Guidelines Stress Preparedness Amid Reports That Many Organizations Have Failed to Plan for a Breach
Data protection tips are virtually everywhere these days. So it’s hardly surprising that the U.S. Department of Justice has released new guidelines on that very topic. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is poised to follow suit.
Mark S. Melickian and Jack O’Connor
The battle over retaining a chief restructuring officer, which the United States Trustee has traditionally not objected to, is heating up.
The FARA feeding frenzy had already been building in recent years, but it gained traction in the months since Manafort's indictment last fall.
The U.S. Justice Department’s aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) has drawn blood throughout the consultant class in Washington, with lawyers assessing the casualties and prowling for new business.
Former CFO of Bankrate Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for $25 Million Fraud Scheme
Petrobras Pays $853.2 Million to U.S. and Brazil Authorities to Settle FCPA Charges
Jonathan B. New and Victoria L. Stork
In May 2018, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new policy to address a growing problem in white-collar criminal and civil enforcement. With increased…
Nekia Hackworth Jones
The U.S. Department of Justice Is Now Using The False Claims Act — Traditionally a Civil Enforcement Tool — to Combat the United States’ Sweeping Opioid Epidemic
The use of the FCA is part of a larger DOJ strategy to develop multi-faceted solutions for this public health emergency.