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The First PNF/AFA Common Guidelines
A welcome clarification regarding the expected behavior of companies and administrations under French criminal settlement procedures.
23 Aug 2019
DOJ Announces More Lenient Corporate Cooperation Policy
In a speech delivered on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein described important changes to DOJ policies for awarding cooperation credit ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
In Split 5-to-5 Decision, En Banc D.C. Circuit Denies Petition For Review In Lucia v. SEC
On June 26, 2017, the D.C. Circuit, en banc, split 5-to-5 on whether to grant a petition seeking to overturn an August 2016 ruling by a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit...
United States
10 Jul 2017
In Two Unanimous Rulings, U.S. Supreme Court Limits Penalties In SEC Enforcement And Criminal Actions
This alert examines the Supreme Court rulings in Kokesh v. SEC and Honeycutt v. United States, which sharply curtail the scope of financial sanctions available in civil securities enforcement...
United States
19 Jun 2017
SEC Approves Amendments To Rules Of Practice, Making Welcome But Incremental Changes To Enforcement Procedures
On July 13, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the adoption of amendments to the Rules of Practice that govern its administrative proceedings.
United States
22 Jul 2016
En Banc Second Circuit Reinstates Conviction Despite Government Retention Of ESI
In 2003, the Criminal Investigative Command of the Army obtained search warrants for two companies on the basis of alleged fraudulent billing.
United States
8 Jun 2016
Supreme Court Holds That Pretrial Restraint of Untainted Funds Needed to Retain Counsel Violates Sixth Amendment
On March 30, the Supreme Court ruled 5-3 in Luis v. United States that "the pre-trial restraint of legitimate, untainted assets needed to retain counsel of choice violates the Sixth Amendment."
United States
6 Apr 2016
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