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Third Circuit Rules That Employer-Friendly "But For" Causation Standard Applies To False Claims Act Retaliation Claims
The Third Circuit's ruling is a welcome result, especially for employers who deal with the federal government and may, therefore, be exposed to FCA retaliation claims.
United States
16 Jan 2018
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Presumption Of Declination With Voluntary Disclosure, Cooperation, And Remediation Of FCPA Violations
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein recently announced a revision to the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") policy on corporate enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
15 Jan 2018
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Federal Court Recognizes Cause Of Action Against University Under Title IX For "Student-On-Student" Retaliation
A female former student at Iowa State University alleges that in January 2015, she was sexually assaulted at a fraternity by a male University student. The student brought a Title IX claim against the University...
United States
15 Jan 2018
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Global Anti-Bribery Year-In-Review: 2017 Developments And Predictions For 2018
This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the FCPA. Since its enactment in 1977, the DOJ has brought approximately 300 FCPA enforcement actions, while the SEC has brought approximately 200 cases.
United States
15 Jan 2018
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Gilead Seeks Supreme Court Review Of Outlier Ninth Circuit FCA Ruling
On December 26, 2017, defendant Gilead Sciences Inc. filed a petition for certiorari (case number 17-936), requesting the Supreme Court to review a major Ninth Circuit False Claims Act ...
United States
15 Jan 2018
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False Claims Act's "Rigorous" Materiality Standard Enforced By Second Circuit
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a recent decision in Coyne v. Amgen, Inc., 17-1522-cv, added to the growing body of case law enforcing the False Claims Act's ("FCA")...
United States
12 Jan 2018
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Pilot Program No Longer: DOJ Makes FCPA Pilot Program Permanent Policy
On Wednesday before a crowd of legal and compliance professionals attending the American Conference Institute's 34th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington, D.C...
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Latin America: FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy
On November 29, 2017, in his speech at the 34th International Conference on the FCPA in the Washington, DC metropolitan area ...
United States
11 Jan 2018
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New Year And New Legal Considerations: A Careful Review Of Corporate Document Retention Policies Should Be A Part Of Your New Year's Resolutions
There are many competing business and legal considerations that can shape corporate record retention policies. Federal and state governments have enacted statutes ...
United States
11 Jan 2018
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The Johnson Conviction And Fallout For Forex
Brattle Principals Paul Hinton and George Oldfield have co-authored an article on Law360 discussing the use of criminal prosecution to police trading practices in institutional financial markets.
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Red Notice Newsletter - December 2017
Keppel Offshore Reaches Deal with DOJ and Guilty Plea by Counsel Unsealed
United States
10 Jan 2018
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DOJ Recouped $2.4 billion In Health Care Industry False Claims Act Settlements In FY 2017
The DOJ notes that 669 qui tam suits were filed this past year.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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Third Circuit Requires But-For Causation For False Claims Act/Off Label Retaliatory Claim
Today we are talking about a case that is not exactly in the heartland of what we generally examine. It is not a product liability or mass tort case. But it is reasonably close.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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False Claims Act: 2017 Year-In-Review
False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries topped $3.7 billion in fiscal year 2017, marking the eighth straight year of annual recoveries in excess of $3 billion.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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FTC Comes Down Hard On Mass-Mail Fraud Schemes
The defendants have been ordered to pay $501,895 and may not participate in the prize promotion business or misrepresent any good or service.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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US Corporate Law News: High-Frequency Trading Lawsuit May Proceed Against Major Exchanges
On December 19, 2017, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a lower court's dismissal of a class action lawsuit claiming that the NYSE and NASDAQ, among other exchanges, violated trading rules...
United States
9 Jan 2018
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Improper Motive And Sloppy Drafting Defeat Remand
Last week we posted about the need to consider the level of detail and specificity you include in any filing. We happened to stumble across another case that prompted a word to the wise proofread, proofread, proofread.
United States
9 Jan 2018
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New Global Magnitsky Sanctions Expand Anti-Corruption Enforcement Authority
On December 20, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13818, implementing sanctions under the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act ("Global Magnitsky Act").
United States
9 Jan 2018
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Banker Convicted Of Conspiring To Evade U.S. Sanctions Against Iran
A banker was convicted for his role in a scheme to engage in transactions for the Government of Iran and for conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions.
United States
8 Jan 2018
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2017 Year In Review: Securities Litigation And Regulation
The securities litigation and regulatory landscape in 2017 defies simple categorization.
United States
8 Jan 2018
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