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Rebecca Fike, a partner in Vinson & Elkin's Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice group, will speak at American Conference Institute's 12th West Coast Forum on FCPA Enforcement and Complianc
Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel
June 15, 2022
CLE Event
CLE Event
In this program, attorneys in V&E’s Government Contracts practice will discuss significant developments in the federal procurement space during the first year of the Biden Administration.
Webcast
June 8, 2022
CLE Credit
CLE Event
CLE Event
This presentation will provide an overview of U.S. sanctions principles and developments, with a focus on the Biden Administration’s sanctions imposed on Russia as a result of its invasion of Ukraine.
Webcast
June 2, 2022
CLE Credit
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On May 18, 2022, the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion vacating a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Administrative Law Judge’s (“ALJ”) decision that George Jarkesy, Jr. (“Jarkesy”) and his investment adviser Patriot28, L.L.C. (“Patriot28”) committed securities fraud.

May 19, 2022
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On May 6, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a $5.5 million settlement of charges against NVIDIA Corporation (“NVIDIA”) for allegedly failing to adequately disclose in the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (“MD&A”) section of its Forms 10-Q the fact that cryptomining was a significant factor in the year-over-year growth in its more traditional gaming business.

May 16, 2022
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On May 11, 2022, the U.S. Senate confirmed Alvaro Bedoya to an open seat on the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).

V&E Antitrust Update

May 12, 2022
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Connecticut is the fifth U.S. state, and the second this year after Utah passed the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”), to enact a comprehensive data privacy legislation.

May 12, 2022
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In addition to its other responsibilities, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) reviews certain transactions involving U.S. companies that store or collect sensitive personal information about citizens that may pose a threat to national security.

May 11, 2022
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On April 18, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced the fourth enforcement action arising from its EPS Initiative, charging Rollins Inc. (“Rollins”) and its former chief financial officer (“CFO”) with violating Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”) and Sections 13(a), 13(b)(2)(A), and 13(b)(5) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) by engaging in improper accounting practices in order to boost the company’s publicly reported quarterly earnings per share (“EPS”) to meet research analysts’ consensus estimates.

May 5, 2022
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Consider another paradox of the post-COVID world: The pandemic that initially disrupted federal prosecution of corporations has now heightened potential exposure in a number of areas.

Published in The National Law Journal

May 3, 2022
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Pursuant to the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (“FIRRMA”), the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) now has authority to review non-controlling foreign investments in certain types of U.S. businesses that are involved with sensitive personal data of U.S. citizens, critical technology, or critical infrastructure.

May 2, 2022
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Event Recap
Last month, at the American Conference Institute’s Mexico Summit on Anti-Corruption & Compliance Programs in Mexico City, Vinson & Elkins partner Palmina M. Fava moderated a panel.
May 2, 2022