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  • Business Crimes Hotline

    February 01, 2019 |

    Head of International NGO Convicted of Bribery, Money Laundering Crimes

  • Beyond the FCPA: M&A Due Diligence Under the Expanded DOJ Corporate Enforcement Policy

    February 01, 2019 |

    Over the past few years, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has taken notable steps to advance the axiom that the business community and law enforcement are “partners, not adversaries.” DOJ has now taken its guidance one step further, announcing that the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy would apply to all potential wrongdoing discovered by an acquirer in the course of a merger or acquisition, not just to FCPA violations.

  • In the Courts

    February 01, 2019 |

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Ponzi Funds Ruling

  • Sticking a Hand in the Internet Cookie Jar

    February 01, 2019 |

    As convenient, useful and cool mobile technology and interconnected devices are, they come with risks that remain largely unseen or, worse, ignored. Some…

  • Fighting Biometric Fraud on the Blockchain

    January 01, 2019 |

    The use of SMS verification codes as a security measure has recently been exposed as a mere stop-gap solution because of the ability of hackers to fraudulently take over phone numbers. Biometrics meanwhile is proving to be one of the best new technologies to combat fraud and identity theft.

  • In the Courts

    January 01, 2019 |

    Sentencing for Two Bankers in Zürcher Kantonalbank of Switzerland Case

  • Confronting the Company: Corporate Guilty Pleas as Evidence in Criminal Trials

    January 01, 2019 |

    This article reviews the history of the admission of individual co-conspirator plea allocutions in criminal cases and discuss why the admission of a corporate guilty plea, despite the opportunity to cross-examine a corporate employee who signed the plea agreement, does not provide the type of cross-examination guaranteed by the Confrontation Clause.