1. The combination of those statutory provisions with the increased funding and the overall scrutiny by Congress and the public on the cost of healthcare have all contributed to an increase in enforcement activity both on the criminal side and on the civil False Claims Act side.

    — Latest Developments in Healthcare Fraud: Companies Facing Increased Scrutiny

  2. DOJ and FTC’s Cybersecurity Policy Statement Should Ease Antitrust Nerves

  3. Uganda Be Kiddin’ Me: United States Slaps On Sanctions in Response to Anti-Gay Law

  4. The UK Bribery Act, Three Years On: Can We Relax Yet?

  5. When “Minor” Export Violations Can Become Federal Crimes

  6. Private Equity: The Next Wave of SEC Enforcement Actions?

  7. Insider trading is generally a profit making venture. But not always as a group of golf friends recently learned…

    — The SEC, Insider Trading, Golf, and Emails.

  8. At Long Last, SEC Staff Issues Proxy Advisory Firm Guidance: Will it Calm the Controversy?

  9. Latest US Export Control Reforms Impact Companies in the Military Electronics Industry

  10. The nature of the changes to Florida’s existing breach notification law is substantial, and FIPA places a heavy compliance burden on entities investigating and responding to a data security incident involving electronic personal information of Florida residents….

    — Today’s the day: Is this the Beginning of a New Era in State Data Breach Notification Laws?

  11. Overall CFOs were more likely than others to justify changing assumptions regarding valuations and reserves; general counsels were most likely to justify backdating a contract to meet financial targets; and sales and marketing executives were most likely to introduce more flexible return policies to meet financial targets…

    — Well read today: Increasing Risks of Fraud; Compliance Failures; A Willingness to be Unethical

  12. The KBR decision has important implications for any business entity, including those in the health care industry, which is highly regulated, is expected to monitor its regulatory compliance continuously, and often faces mandatory reporting requirements in the event of non-compliance…

    — Analysis: D.C. Appeals Court Upholds Privilege For Internal Investigation Preceding False Claims Act Litigation

  13. What Private Equity Fund Managers Need to Know About SEC Examinations

  14. Is the DOJ FCPA Enforcement Hegemony Dead?

  15. It once may have been possible to refuse to meaningfully engage with an activist stockholder based merely on the activists status as such, but that day has passed. Over time, institutional investors increasingly have come to view activism as more mainstream, and have developed an expectation that boards and management will seek “constructive engagement” with activists

    — Navigating Today’s Shareholder Activism Landscape: What Companies Should Consider