Skip to content

Insights Search

15 Results
Insight
Insight

In its June 25, 2021 decision in HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining, LLC v. Renewable Fuels Association, the Supreme Court rejected the central holding of a January 2020 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit that would have rendered almost all small refineries categorically ineligible for an exemption under the federal Renewable Fuels Standard program (RFS).

V&E Environmental Update

July 13, 2021
Insight
Insight

Two separate, recent lines of cases have continued to shape the circumstances under which insider trading prosecutions can be brought, and as a result, the insider trading compliance risks faced by companies. First, the Supreme Court recently denied certiorari in United States v. Kosinski, which held that it can be an insider trading violation for independent contractors to trade stocks based on information made available to them while subject to a confidentiality agreement.

June 17, 2021
Insight
Insight

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) was designed to stop hacking and other forms of cybercrime.

V&E Government Investigations Update

June 8, 2021
Insight
Insight

On April 22, 2021, the Supreme Court limited the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to seek restitution or disgorgement under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act.

April 29, 2021
Insight
Insight

Last week, the Supreme Court of California issued a landmark decision finding that both state and federal constitutional law principles require judges to consider whether an arrestee can actually pay an amount fixed for money bail.

This insight was republished by Thomas Reuters WestLaw, April 16, 2021

April 5, 2021
Insight
Insight

A new decision from the First Circuit upholding the federal government’s authority to search the electronic devices of anyone entering the United States — in some instances without a warrant, probable cause, or even reasonable suspicion — presents various data-security challenges for companies and organizations of all sizes.

February 18, 2021
Insight
Insight

The First Circuit has granted en banc review of Moore-Bush.

December 28, 2020
Insight
Insight

The U.S. Supreme Court’s new term begins with arguments on October 5, 2020, with the Court set to hear many important criminal law cases.

September 22, 2020
Insight
Insight

On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would review the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to seek restitution in federal court for consumers who have been harmed by fraud and other misconduct in the marketplace.

July 16, 2020
Insight
Insight

The SEC’s authority to seek disgorgement has been a spotlight issue for the last several years, and on June 22, 2020, the Supreme Court delivered a highly anticipated ruling that will have a mixed impact.

V&E Government Investigations Update

June 25, 2020
Insight
Insight

By the end of June 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court will have ended its latest term, which included several notable criminal law cases.

June 24, 2020
Insight
Insight

In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court overturned the criminal convictions of the ‘Bridgegate’ co-conspirators, and ruled that government corruption in the exercise of regulatory power cannot be prosecuted as wire fraud.

May 12, 2020