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SEC v. Torre — German Discovery Rejected; Many Claims Dismissed Under Morrison
Posted on 21 Jun 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon We have previously posted on the Magistrate Judge's rejection of Fabrice Tourre's discovery requests concerning Germany in SEC v. Goldman Sachs & Co. and Fabrice Tourre , 10 Civ. 3229 (S.D.N.Y.) [( Motion for judgment... Read More

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Recent FCPA Guilty Plea Demonstrates the DOJ’s Ongoing Commitment to Prosecuting Executives for FCPA Violations
Posted on 3 Jun 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Briefing By: Richard Craig Smith , John E. Kelly , Fatema Merchant and Rabeha Kamaluddin On May 19, 2011, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that Jorge Granados, the former Chief Executive Officer... Read More

The Volcker Rule's Significant Impact on a Foreign Banking Organization's Proprietary Trading Activities
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media This week, the three federal banking agencies and the SEC approved for comment a proposed regulation implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, more generally known as the 'Volcker Rule.' The 298-page proposal has yet... Read More

Fighting Bribery in the Post-Soviet Space: Tenaris S.A. Settles FCPA Charges in Uzbekistan
Posted on 26 May 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

On May 17, 2011, the SEC and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced their agreements with Tenaris S.A. (Tenaris) regarding alleged FCPA violations by Tenaris. Tenaris agreed to pay more than $5.4 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest... Read More

Investigations Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: How Global Energy Companies Can Protect Themselves
Posted on 20 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

By Jennifer Morrissey Esq. and Orlando Vidal Esq. It is no secret that energy companies frequently find themselves in the crosshairs of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations. Energy companies' activities abroad often take place... Read More