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Antitrust Attacks On "No-Poach" Agreements Between Employers Accelerating
The inevitable class action lawsuits followed, and the companies ultimately ponied up nearly $1 billion to settle them.
United States
14 Feb 2018
Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mizer Sheds Additional Light On Individual Accountability And The Yates Memo
Mizer emphasized a few points from the Yates memo, beginning with the one that has been most discussed...
United States
26 Oct 2015
Know Your EB-5 Intermediary Abroad: Avoid FCPA Traps In Marketing Your EB-5 Deal Outside The United States [VIDEO]
As a regional center or EB-5 project sponsor, you need to ensure you know not only your customer, but also your marketing team abroad.
United States
1 Oct 2015
DOJ Clarifies Position On Individual Accountability In Corporate Investigations
Earlier this month, we discussed a memorandum issued by Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
United States
30 Sep 2015
What Questions Should Executives Ask About Their D&O Insurance Following The New DOJ Policies?
My colleague, Heidi Lawson recently wrote a post on Securities Matters that analyzed the implications of the Justice department's newest initiative to prosecute executives for white collar crimes...
United States
17 Sep 2015
Executives Should Take A Closer Look At Insurance Coverage After New DOJ Policies
Last week, we discussed the memorandum released by the Department of Justice emphasizing the Government's commitment to holding individuals accountable when dealing with corporate wrongdoing.
United States
17 Sep 2015
Do Not Pass Go: Federal Judge Orders Execs Jailed For Contempt Of Recall Order
The Northern District of Georgia held the CEO and a senior vice president of Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals in contempt for their repeated delays in carrying out a court-ordered recall.
United States
17 Sep 2014
Martoma By The Numbers
This week a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rendered a guilty verdict against the former SAC portfolio manager on two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud in the case of United States v. Martoma.
United States
26 Feb 2014
Corporate Criminal Liability – Bridget Rohde, Member, Litigation Practice (Video Content)
Bridget Rohde discusses corporate criminal liability for the actions of employees and how companies can protect themselves.
United States
18 Oct 2013
Corporate Criminal Liability (Video)
Bridget Rohde discusses corporate criminal liability for the actions of employees and how companies can protect themselves.
United States
17 Oct 2013
Government Contractor Advisory: The Government’s Crackdown on Fraud in Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Programs Promises to Continue in 2011
Many state and federal government contracts require participation—whether as a contractor, sub-contractor, supplier, or vendor—by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), i.e., firms that are majority-owned or controlled by women or minorities.
United States
19 Jan 2011
Tempted By "Deferred Prosecution"? Watch Out for Answered Prayers
A deferred prosecution agreement, or DPA, seems to make a lot of sense for a company under investigation by federal prosecutors.
United States
3 May 2007
McNulty Memorandum Revises DOJ Guidelines for Corporate Prosecutions, but Is It Enough?
Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty recently revised Department of Justice (DOJ) guidelines concerning the federal prosecution of business organizations. The McNulty Memorandum replaces DOJ’s prior guidelines, which were issued in 2003 by then Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson.
United States
12 Jan 2007
Pressuring KPMG to Cut Off Advancement of Fees of Employees in Criminal Tax Shelter Investigation Violates Constitutional Rights
On June 27th, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that the Department of Justice (DOJ) had violated the substantive due process rights and the right to counsel and fair trial of former employees and partners of KPMG by inducing KPMG to cut off the advancement of attorneys fees—in violation of KPMG’s own indemnification policy.
United States
31 Jul 2006
HSR "Gun-Jumping" Nets Parties $1.8 Million Penalty
In a situation where the Department of Justice found no reason to challenge a merger on substantive antitrust grounds, the buyer was forced to pay a $1.8 million penalty because it had contractually given itself the right to approve basic, day-to-day business dealings of the seller during the merger waiting period.
United States
11 May 2006
Preventative Medicine: The Benefits of an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program
In case businesses and their managers have not yet taken seriously the admonition that the development, implementation and continuous review of a comprehensive antitrust compliance program is an absolute necessity, perhaps statistics recently released by the Department of Justice (DOJ) will help drive the message home.
United States
3 Feb 2006
More than a Shred of Evidence: Further Lessons from Andersen
The Supreme Court’s recent unanimous decision overturning the conviction of the now defunct Arthur Andersen accounting firm for obstruction of justice is an important milestone for prosecutions based on the execution of document retention programs in the corporate and professional setting.
United States
6 Sep 2005
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