United States: This Week in Authorities Enforcement (Video Chat)

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Please be part of us for a brand new weekly video collection, hosted by Baker McKenzie’s North America Authorities Enforcement companions Tom Firestone and Jerome Tomas.

This weekly briefing is offered on demand and can cowl scorching matters and present enforcement actions associated to white collar crime and legal investigations within the US and overseas to arm you with the knowledge it’s worthwhile to begin your small business week.

As one of many largest world legislation corporations, we are going to name upon our exceptionally deep and broad bench of white collar specialists all through the world and significantly within the business hubs of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America to affix our weekly dialogue collection.

These briefings will cowl:

  • Excessive-profile DOJ case updates and implications
  • SEC enforcement developments 
  • CFTC enforcement developments
  • Different white collar protection trade developments 

Date: 20 September 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • Particulars Behind The SEC Whistleblower Award That Pushed the Program Over $1 Billion in Whistleblower Payouts
  • SEC v. DAYAKAR R. MALLU – Tipper-Tippee Insider Buying and selling Case – SEC Investigation Ways and Traits
  • Indictment of lawyer by Trump-appointed Particular Counsel for mendacity to the FBI in Russia investigation.

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Date: 14 September 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial. 

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Date: 30 August 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • Organized crime fees in new elder abuse case
  • Novel SEC Insider Buying and selling Motion — Shadow Buying and selling — SEC v. Matthew Panuwa
  • Fast blurb on 18 12 months previous and underneath crackdown on online game enjoying in China
  • SEC v. MANISH LACHWANI – The SEC’s Enforcement Concentrate on Unicorns

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Date: 23 August 2021 

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • Particular Inspector Common for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) Report on Classes of Corruption in Afghanistan
  • Novel SEC Insider Buying and selling Motion — Shadow Buying and selling — SEC v. Matthew Panuwa

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9 August 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • SEC brings fees unregistered crypto alternate: Within the Matter of Poloniex, LLC
  • The necessity to preserve your auditor at arm’s size — SEC brings auditor independence case for audit bid-related misconduct towards accounting agency, it’s companions and the Chief Accounting Officer of public firm: Within the Matter of Ernst & Younger LLP, et al. and Within the Matter of William G. Stiehl
  • Accusations towards Governor Cuomo: Key Authorized Points
  • New Belarus Sanctions

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3 August 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • New DOJ opinion on Trump tax returns
  • New DOJ coverage on subpoenas to new organizations
  • New DOJ memorandum on White Home communications
  • SEC Chair Gensler’s Public Assertion on Disclosures Required by Chinese language Firms Listed In US

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26 July 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • The Significance of Having Up-To-Date Automated Accounting Procedures, Efficient Handbook Accounting Procedures, and Educated Accounting Employees:  The SEC’s Newest Accounting Case In opposition to Tandy Leather-based Manufacturing unit Inc. and its former chief government officer Shannon Greene.
  • Indictment of Trump Advisor Thomas Barrack
  • Biden Govt Order on Selling Competitors

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13 July 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Manhattan DA’s Indictment of the Trump Group and Allen Weisselberg
  • New SEC Enforcement Director – New Jersey Lawyer Common Gurbir Grewal
  • SEC and federal legal fees filed arising out of alleged fraudulent scheme to promote “insider buying and selling suggestions” on the Darkish Internet- SEC v. Apostolos Trovias

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29 June 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • SEC Cybersecurity Enforcement Sweep:  The SEC Clarifies, Kind Of
  • Newest, and Attention-grabbing, Feedback By SEC Commissioner on ESG
  • Combating International Corruption Act of 2021
  • International Magnitsky Reauthorization Act
  • New Belarus Sanctions 

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22 June 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • New Prices in 1MDB Case
  • FARA Reform Proposals
  • Potential New Russia Sanctions  
  • Cyber SEC Enforcement: Newest SEC Disclosure Controls and Procedures Enforcement Case
  • A New SEC Cyber Enforcement Sweep

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9 June 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • Potential SEC ESG Disclosure Rulemaking and Materiality:  Commissioners Allison Herren Lee and Elad Roisman Proceed to Volley
  • White Home technique assertion on corruption and nationwide safety
  • Belarus sanctions
  • Bulgaria sanctions
  • Govt Order on Western Balkans

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25 Could 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next: 

  • Perception on Gary Gensler’s SEC Enforcement Agenda: SEC Chair’s Remarks at 2021 FINRA Annual Convention
  • Dialogue of Treasury’s Plan to Enhance IRS Enforcement and Slim the Tax Hole
  • Replace on Nord Stream 2 Sanctions 

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18 Could 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Russian Response to US Sanctions and Designation of US as an “Unfriendly” Nation  
  • Trial of Mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts for Extorting Marijuana Companies  
  • The Challenges of Becoming Fashionable Practices into Previous Legal guidelines: SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s Assertion Concerning an Index Fund SEC Settlement  
  • SEC’s Continued Gradual Embrace of Crypto Belongings: Division of Funding Administration’s Assertion on ETF Holdings of Crypto Belongings and Potential Enforcement Implications  to Belongings and Potential Enforcement Implications  

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10 Could 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Crypto developments:  SEC Chair Gensler’s Testimony, Dogecoin and Saturday Night time Stay
  • The “Swiss George Floyd Case”  (for extra details about this case, please see this documentary that includes Simon Ntah right here

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3 Could 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • First Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Sanctions and Export Violations Results in Settlement between Software program Firm and DOJ
  • The Sudden Resignation of SEC Enforcement Director Alex Oh:  What’s Subsequent For SEC Enforcement?

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26 April 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • New SEC Enforcement Director Alex Oh: What It Could Imply For SEC Enforcement
  • DOJ Sample and Observe Investigation of Minneapolis Police Division

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19 April 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • First responsible plea in Capitol assault circumstances: What it means for future prosecutions
  • New Russia sanctions: What they do and don’t do, and what could possibly be subsequent
  • Feedback by Performing Director of the SEC’s Division of Company Finance, “SPACs, IPOs and Legal responsibility Threat underneath the Securities Legal guidelines”: What it means for SEC enforcement

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12 April 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Legal Antitrust Prosecutions of No Poaching and Wage Fixing Agreements: Perspective of a Main Antitrust Lawyer.
  • Enforcement views arising out of the SEC’s April 9, 2021 “Threat Alert” referring to ESG services and products supplied by funding advisers, registered funding firms and personal funds.
  • DOJ Priorities underneath the Biden Administration: What the Finances Tells Us.

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30 March 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • SEC Enforcement Sweep Seems to be Into SPAC IPOs
  • New Authorized Points within the Capitol Riot Instances

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15 March 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • DOJ/SEC FCPA priorities
  • Oath Keepers conspiracy case
  • New Russian legislation to guard officers towards corruption fees
  • Does SEC Commissioner Crenshaw’s speech about elevated company penalties foreshadow a potential retraction of the SEC’s 2006 Assertion Regarding Monetary Penalties and what we will count on from company securities enforcement over the subsequent 4 years?

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8 March 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • This week, Jerome is joined by his companions Amy Greer and Jen Klass and they’ll dig deep into the enforcement points introduced by the SEC’s “Enforcement Job Power Centered on Local weather and ESG Points” 

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1 March 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • The SEC’s Plan to Dig Into Public Firm Local weather Change Disclosures: A White Collar Enforcement Perspective
  • Key Takeaways from Merrick Garland Affirmation Listening to
  • Replace on Capitol Riot Instances
  • Secretary Blinken Assertion on Anticorruption Champions 

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22 February 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Potential prosecution of former President Trump for incitement of the Capitol assault
  • The SEC’s newest message following the “The Market Occasions”: buying and selling suspension in Within the Matter of SpectraScience, Inc. 
  • New Transparency Worldwide Corruption Report
  • The SEC’s ICO enforcement initiative lives on: SEC v. Coinseed, Inc., et al. (S.D.N.Y. 17 February 2021)

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15 February 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Replace on Capitol riot circumstances
  • The authorized definition  of “incitement of revolt” 
  • Dialogue of the reported DOJ and SEC investigations into the retail merchants in final month’s market occasions
  • A reminder on the scope of the US insider buying and selling legal guidelines, courtesy of SEC v. Mark Ahn (D. Mass) (additionally a parallel legal case was filed)

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8 February 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • An replace on the Capitol Riots
  • Consideration of recent sanctions on Russia
  • An replace on inventory market occasions, together with the FINRA discover on broker-dealer “game-style” buying and selling apps 

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1 February 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • Evaluation of the Reddit/WallStreetBets-driven inventory surges, with a particular look by Jerome’s 15 12 months previous son, Sam, who has been following the occasions on Reddit and Discord  
  • Dialogue of the Hoskins enchantment and the way forward for the FCPA’s “Company” concept
  • Replace on the Capitol raid prosecutions

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18 January 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • New SEC Enforcement Statute of Limitations and Disgorgement Provisions Contained within the NDAA
  • New AML Whistleblower Bounty Provision within the NDAA
  • Legal fees towards Capitol rioters
  • Julian Assange extradition case

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4 January 2021

This week’s dialogue will cowl the next:

  • What legal statutes would possibly apply to the assault on the Capitol?
    • 18 USC 2383 – Riot or Rebel
    • 18 USC 2384 – Seditious Conspiracy
    • 18 USC 1752 – Restricted Constructing or Grounds
  • What, if any, legal statutes would possibly apply to President Trump’s name final week with Georgia Secretary of State?
  • The twenty fifth Modification — A short historical past of the modification, what the modification gives for and the way it would possibly apply in mild of those occasions.

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14 December 2020

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07 December 2020

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23 November 2020

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16 November 2020

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9 November 2020

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26 October 2020

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19 October 2020

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5 October 2020

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29 September 2020

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8 September 2020

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24 August 2020

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17 August 2020

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10 August 2020

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3 August 2020

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27 July 2020

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20 July 2020

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13 July 2020

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6 July 2020

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29 June 2020

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22 June 2020

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17 June 2020

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9 June 2020

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26 Could 2020 

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