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ANALYSIS: UK Government Considers Deferred Prosecution Agreements: Cause For Celebration Or Cause For Concern?

August 13, 2012 by  
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On May 17, 2012, the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published a consultation paper on deferred prosecution agreements…

ANALYSIS: Practical Suggestions For Compliance With The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act And The U.K. Bribery Act

October 21, 2011 by  
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Increased enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is old news. And now, as if the FCPA had not been enough, beginning this summer, companies and individuals alike have the U.K. Bribery Act to worry about…

The U.K. Bribery Act: A Primer For International Securities Firms

June 15, 2011 by  
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The Bribery Act 2010 (the “Bribery Act” or “Act”) has been a “hot” topic ever since it was pushed through the U.K. Parliament just before the general election in the spring of 2010 (see analysis at WSLR, June 2010, page 26). But the heat increased when the Government published draft guidance and is now full on with the Act coming into force on July 1, 2011.

Guilty Verdict In U.S. Rajaratnam Insider Trading Trial May ‘Embolden’ Federal Prosecutors

May 16, 2011 by  
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The May 11, 2011, guilty verdict in the insider trading trial of former Galleon Management LLC general partner Raj Rajaratnam may “embolden” federal prosecutors to use increasingly aggressive tactics during insider trading cases, former prosecutors told BNA…