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Jun 07

Supreme Court Limits SEC Ability to Seek Disgorgement

This guest post was authored by our colleague Ernest D. Holtzheimer, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, where he combines an active litigation practice with a transactional and business advisory practice. He also serves as an editor of the firm’s Private Business Counsel blog. On Monday, the… Read More

Jan 06

It’s All About the Culture . . . and Committing the Resources to Protect It and Yourself

Christopher Scott D’Angelo, MMWR Partner and Chairman of its International Practice, recently wrote an article published in the Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor about the importance of creating and maintaining a culture of compliance within a company. He emphasizes the benefits of such efforts in light of… Read More

Nov 19

“World Tour” FCPA Compliance Lesson: Review Employee’s Expense Reports

On Monday, the SEC sanctioned two former defense contractors, Stephen Timms and Yasser Ramahi, for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Timms and Ramahi worked in sales for FLIR Systems Inc., a company headquartered in Oregon that produces thermal imaging, night vision, and infrared cameras… Read More

Jun 02

Insider Trading Probe a Bogey for Mickelson?

On Friday, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported that federal authorities are investigating investor Carl Icahn, gambler William Walters and golf champion Phil Mickelson for insider trading. Investigators are examining a series of successful trades by Walters and Mickelson of shares of… Read More