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  • Business Crimes Hotline

    July 02, 2017 |

    NEW YORK Former Guinean Minister of Mines Convicted of Money Laundering and Bribery On May 3, 2017, after approximately five hours of deliberation,…

  • Business Crimes Hotline

    June 02, 2017 |

    NORTH CAROLINA Nine Individuals Now Indicted for $2.5 Million Investment Fraud Scheme On April 27, a Western District of North Carolina grand jury…

  • Corporate FCPA Enforcement in the Era of Trump

    May 25, 2017 |

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    As the penalties being extracted by the United States from multinational corporations for violations of anti-corruption statutes have skyrocketed in recent years, an increasing number of other countries have begun to pass or enhance their own laws pro

  • The Growing Convergence of Cyber-Related Crime and Suspicious Activity Reporting

    May 02, 2017 |

    Regulators and law enforcement are taking proactive steps to further leverage anti–money-laundering monitoring and reporting tools in their battle with cyber attacks and cyber crimes. In-house legal and compliance teams need to be fully versed in the latest FinCEN and bank regulatory guidance on cyb

  • A 'Loss' Under the CFAA Does Not Require Interruption of Service

    May 02, 2017 |

    What Federal Appellate Courts Agree Upon with Regard to the CFAA

    Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), 18 U.S.C. § 1030, which was originally enacted in 1984 to address "computer crime," the success of CFAA claims can sometimes ride on whether "authorization" connotes restr

  • Corporate FCPA Enforcement in the Era of Trump

    May 02, 2017 |

    Same Old, Same Old

    Part One of a Two-Part Article

    Based on President Trump's remarks as a candidate, one might anticipate a marked drop-off in FCPA enforcement. Other evidence, however, convincingly suggests the trend of increased international cooperation and direc

  • In the Courts

    May 02, 2017 |

    Discussion of a ruling in which the Third Circuit Third affirmed the conviction and 42-month sentence of a man convicted in a PA bribery case.

  • SEC Takes Aim at Political Contributions by Investment Advisers

    April 02, 2017 |

    While it remains unclear both when the regulators will invoke their authority to enforce the nearly limitless strict liability provision of the rules and how they will determine the appropriate remedy, the recent settlements and the SEC's handling of exemptive relief petitions may provide some clues

  • The Clock Is Ticking

    April 02, 2017 |

    Courts Check Government Attempts to Extend the Statute of Limitations

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    When the SEC and other government regulatory agencies pursue civil enforcement actions against those accused of financial fraud, they often attempt to recover moneta

  • In the Courts

    April 02, 2017 |

    On March 9, 2017, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby's approval of a settlement that barred several IRA account owners from filing individual claims against the custodian bank. An in-depth analysis of the court's ruling.