Mondaq USA: Criminal Law
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The officer drove back and saw the same vehicle driving on a nearby street.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
In United States v. Barrett, the Second Circuit (Winter, Raggi, Droney) rejected a defendant's argument that his conviction under Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c), for using firearms in the commission of a violent crime, ...
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The Court next rejected the argument that there was a prejudicial variance.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Starting in January 2020, California hotels and motels must provide human trafficking awareness training to their employees, to ensure that those most likely to come into contact with victims of trafficking ...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Parties to contracts sometimes want it both ways: They want solid, ironclad contracts that can't be altered or disputed, but they also want an escape hatch if it turns out they were defrauded in the formation of the agreement.
Withers LLP
On Thursday October 4, 2018 a New York judge warned FIFA that its requests for tens of millions of dollars in restitution from two former officials convicted of corruption may not pass muster in the wake ...
Morgan Lewis
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on September 28 that it has created an Insider Trading & Information Protection Task Force.
Foley & Lardner
Cybercrime is an ever-increasing threat from which manufacturers are not immune. Although reliable statistics are not available ...
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
In a short per curiam opinion in United States v. Lobo (Parker, Hall, Lohier), the Second Circuit affirmed the imposition of a Guidelines enhancement based on the importation of a controlled substance into the United States.
Withers LLP
Key sponsors are expressing concern after a rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo became public.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Almost a year after Middle District Judge Mary Scriven's instructive decision in Innovak Int'l, Inc. v. Hanover Ins. Co. in which she declined to hold that a traditional commercial general liability (CGL) policy.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month...
Day Pitney LLP
Federal prosecutors have long been guided by the USAM, which both explained the organization of the DOJ and gave guidance about items ranging from the principles of prosecution to how to comply with the government's obligations under Brady.
Foley Hoag LLP
As summarized nicely in the FTC FAQs below, there is a new law, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A medical technologies firm agreed to pay a $7.8 million penalty to settle SEC charges for violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions ...
Withers LLP
The NFL has suspended Mychal Kendricks indefinitely after he pleaded guilty to insider trading earlier this season.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Chair Jay Clayton asked SEC staff to examine whether the current regulatory framework effectively prevents fraudulent activity.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Recent federal court decisions, and a pending appeal in the Ninth Circuit, highlight disagreement among the courts as to the scope of the CFTC anti-fraud and anti-manipulation authority under the Dodd-Frank Act...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
An introducing broker and its principals agreed to settle CFTC charges for fraudulent solicitation, unauthorized trading, violating a CME Group ("CME") financial market position limits and supervisory failures causing customer losses of approximately $11.9 million.
BakerHostetler
House and Senate leaders Wednesday agreed to sweeping new legislation to respond to the national opioid epidemic.
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If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 20, 2018, the Wolfsberg Group published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on financial crime country risk.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Following her September 2017 appearance on CNBC's "Nightly Business Report," Partner Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme returned to the program for a segment exploring ways to identify and avoid scams involving intellectual property.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this year, the Department of Justice, Civil Division, issued two policy memos that will directly affect its civil enforcement priorities, particularly with regard to healthcare and life sciences companies.
Holland & Knight
While financial recoveries under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) continued at a fast pace last year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) started 2018 ...
Jones Day
The Situation: In what may indicate a sea change in terms of who the Department of Justice ("DOJ") is willing to pursue in False Claims Act cases, a private equity firm has been named as a co-defendant in a False Claims Act complaint, along with one of its portfolio companies.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 4, we posted a summary of SEC Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin observations during his recent keynote address at the New York City Bar Association's 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute
Jones Day
The former head of an offshore bank pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States by intentionally circumventing the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"). His guilty...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In this month's Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine recent trends and court decisions, including a new law in Ohio that provides a safe harbor from tort-based data breach claims if the company adopts certain security measures before a breach occurs.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month,...
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