Entries tagged: white collar

Intra-Firm Attorney-Client Privilege: Protection of Communications with In-House Counsel

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. , Richard DeMaio, Esq.

Posted: May 16th, 2018

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Attorney-client privilege is a bit of a misnomer. The name itself fails to convey the full breadth of communications protected […]

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To Disclose or Not to Disclose: The DOJ’s New Anti-Corruption Corporate Enforcement Policy

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: April 20th, 2018

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In April 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) launched an experimental Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement policy known as […]

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Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation: Headed to the Supreme Court?

By: Vincent Costa, Esq.

Posted: June 26th, 2017

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The Dodd-Frank Act, signed into law in 2010, established a program for whistleblowing related to securities and commodities law violations.  […]

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Supreme Court Holds That Disgorgement Is a Penalty Subject to the Statute of Limitations

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: June 26th, 2017

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Disgorgement is a legal remedy requiring defendants to pay back unlawful gains, which the SEC often seeks in addition to […]

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Volkswagen Guilty Plea Sets New Standards for White Collar Investigations and Enforcement

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: January 27th, 2017

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    On Wednesday, January 11, 2017 German auto-maker Volkswagen pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud […]

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JP Morgan Pays $264 Million to Resolve “Princelings” FCPA Investigation

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: December 20th, 2016

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Last month, JP Morgan entered into a landmark settlement agreement in which it agreed to pay $264.4 million to the […]

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The Internationalization of Anti-Corruption Investigations and Enforcement

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: November 28th, 2016

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In November 2016, France adopted new anti-corruption legislation permitting deferred prosecution agreements in bribery cases.  In July 2017, Mexico’s new […]

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When a Charitable Donation is a Bribe

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: October 26th, 2016

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    On September 20, 2016, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., a Utah-based skincare products manufacturer, agreed to pay $765,688 to […]

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Life Science Companies under Increasing DOJ and SEC Scrutiny for Anti-Corruption Enforcement

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2016

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The pharmaceutical and medical device industry has always been among the most heavily regulated in the United States.  In recent […]

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Lessons Learned From The Novartis FCPA Settlement

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: July 25th, 2016

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    Last spring, Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG paid $25 million to the SEC to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

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