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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.

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May 12, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

As COVID-19 continues to claim lives and disrupt the global economy, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has begun taking a number of actions to protect investors from COVID-19-related frauds.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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May 6, 2020
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When a person who is authorized to access information on a computer for certain purposes accesses the information for another, improper purpose, does that amount to a federal crime?

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April 30, 2020
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A recent decision out of the Southern District of New York highlights a potential source of liability for companies and their directors in the #MeToo era…

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February 13, 2020
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When the DOJ announced that its Antitrust Division would focus attention on regulating “market-leading online platforms,” you may not have guessed it would zero in on non-competition related violations by healthcare platforms seeking to unify doctors, patients, and e-prescribing pharmacies as opposed to Big Tech…

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February 6, 2020
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This past week, a court sentenced the last of seven Insys Therapeutics, Inc. executives for their roles in an opioid racketeering conspiracy…

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January 29, 2020
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On November 25, 2019, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) published a report examining the financial and nonfinancial fraud and national security risks to the Department of Defense (“DoD”)…

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December 12, 2019
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On November 7, 2019, a Second Circuit panel 1 heard oral argument on whether the use of United States wire services in effecting a bribery scheme is enough, without more, to pull defendants within…

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November 13, 2019
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The recently proposed 8-K Trading Gap Act of 2019 seeks to address a perceived loophole in current insider trading laws, creating additional regulation and potential source of insider trading…

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October 3, 2019
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On Monday, the Supreme Court begins a new term with several note-worthy criminal cases on its docket.

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October 2, 2019
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Is an investment a “security” under the federal securities laws if it is made in part for reasons unrelated to investment returns? And can someone who facilitates the investment be liable for…

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September 18, 2019
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Recent efforts by the Department of Justice to obtain confidential attorney-client communications in connection with a “Panama Papers” indictment present a stark reminder that lawyers and clients…

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August 23, 2019