Perspectives on Securities Enforcement
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Arent Fox’s 2018 edition of the C-Suite at Risk, A Study of Individual Liability Under the FCPA examines every individual charged with a civil or criminal violation of the FCPA since 2005.
NEW YORK – The US Department of Justice remained busy in its first year of the Trump Administration, charging 20 individuals with violations under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — the second highest year of individual prosecutions since 1977.
Arent Fox Partner Peter Zeidenberg responded to President Donald Trump’s pardon of the chief of staff to former Vice President Dick Cheney during an interview on Yahoo News’ Skullduggery podcast.
Last month, the SEC announced the creation of a new “Cyber Unit” within the Enforcement Division to target misconduct related to cybersecurity. The unit is being created in conjunction with internal SEC initiatives to strengthen cybersecurity in the wake of the agency’s infamous data breach last yea
DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Review Insider-Trading Decision Limiting Tipper-Tippee Liability Without Exchange of Value
On July 30th, the Department of Justice petitioned the US Supreme Court to reverse United States v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438, 438 (2d Cir. 2014), a high-profile insider-trading decision by the Second Circuit that curtailed tipper-tippee liability.
Arent Fox White Collar & Investigations partner Peter R. Zeidenberg was quoted by Law360 after the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced plans to award more than $30 million to a corporate whistleblower.
On April 24, 2014, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of a challenge by Arent Fox client New York Prosperity and Protection PAC (NYPPP) to the constitutionality of New York’s anti-independent expenditure law. Partner Craig Engle represent NYPPP.