• Features

    Less Isn’t Always More: 1001(a)(1) Concealment Charges in Voluntary Disclosure Submissions

    Paige Ammons and Preston Burton

    In any investigation where a client is deposed or interviewed by a government agent, experienced lawyers should be wary of potential false statement liability and likely will have advised their clients of the paramount need to be truthful. Voluntary communications, initiated by a company or individual, with government officials are of a different ilk, however

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  • Features

    Supreme Court’s October Term 2018 Contains Hints of Things to Come

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    In Part One of this article last month, we discussed several of the key business crimes cases from the recently concluded October Term 2018. We resume this discussion in Part Two of our article and offer some concluding thoughts about where the Court may go next in the years to come.

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  • Features

    Insider Trading Policies and Cybersecurity

    Michael J. Rivera and Abby I. Yi

    Cybersecurity has been a high priority topic for the SEC the past few years. In September 2017, the SEC created a Cyber Unit within its Enforcement Division. This Cyber Unit had over 225 active investigations at the SEC’s 2018 fiscal year end. The SEC has focused in particular on cybersecurity risks facing public companies.

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  • Columns & Departments

    In the Courts

    Juliet Gunev

    Maryland’s Largest Ever Ponzi-Scheme: Kevin Merrill Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison for $396 Million Consumer Debt Fraud

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  • Columns & Departments

    Business Crimes Hotline

    Juliet Gunev

    Former Keppel Lawyer Who Cooperated with U.S. Government Fined and Sentenced to Probation for His Role in Petrobras Bribery Scheme

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