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Procurement Collusion Strike Force and Implications for US Companies and Beyond

On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators...

SEC Enforcement Annual Report: Retail Focus Raises Regulatory Risk for Investment Advisers

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement recently issued its 2019 Annual Report (ENF Annual Report), which you can read in...

Criminal Liability for Attempted Trade Secret Theft May Not Require Trade Secrets in the...

Demonstrating trade secret misappropriation in a civil case often turns on the IP owner's ability to show that it has a protectable trade secret....

SCOTUS to Review SEC Disgorgement Power

On November 1st, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on whether the SEC has the authority to obtain disgorgement of "ill-gotten gains"...

SEC Staff Publishes Guidance on Investment Adviser Disclosure of Financial Conflicts of Interest

The Division of Investment Management recently issued guidance on the obligation of investment advisers to disclose financial conflicts of interest in the form of...

Third Annual Privacy Shield Review Confirms EU Commission’s Adequacy Decision

The European Union Commission ("Commission") has issued a report on its findings from the third annual Privacy Shield review, which took place in September....

Navigating US Extraterritorial Sanctions and Export Control Risks with a Nimble Compliance Program

Dealing with the compliance challenges presented by near daily new US sanctions and export controls requires a risk-based compliance program that addresses rapid change...

UK and US sign Data Access Agreement to Expedite Digital Evidence-Sharing in Criminal Investigations

DOWNLOAD ALERTOn 3 October 2019, the United Kingdom and the United States signed a first-of-its-kind Bilateral Data Access Agreement (the "Agreement"), which is expected...

Annual Data Protection and Security Seminar 2019 on 13 November 2019, London

Data has gone global. Whether you're operating in one country or worldwide you need to know the local and international rules, regulations and risks...

US: DOJ Guidelines Incentivize Companies to Self-Disclose and Cooperate in False Claims Act Cases

Read full articleThis article published in the Government Contracting Law Report discusses the U.S. Department of Justice’s Guidelines for Taking Disclosure, Cooperation, and Remediation...

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