Daily Archives: December 2, 2015, 4:10 pm

Congress Moves Again to Block Investigation of Congressional Insider Trading — The Intercept

Lawyers for the House of Representatives have escalated their legal fight to block the first-ever congressional insider trading investigation. The case revolves around allegations that Brian Sutter, a former senior staff member of the Ways and Means Committee, passed along nonpublic information concerning a Medicare reimbursement rate change to a lobbyist with Greenberg Traurig in April 2013. via Congress Moves Again…

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Two Firsts In The U.K. – First Use Of Sec. 7 Of The Bribery Act And First Use Of A DPA « FCPA Professor

Earlier this week, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office announced two firsts in connection with an enforcement action against Standard Bank Plc (currently known as ICBC Standard Bank Plc): (i) the first use of Section 7 of the Bribery Act (the so-called failure to prevent bribery offense); and (ii) the first use of a deferred prosecution agreement in the U.K. via…

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Reps shun law enforcement, cheer ‘slam-dunk’ email legislation — FCW

The Email Privacy Act would standardize legal treatment by for email messages by eliminating the legal distinction between emails stored on a user computer and emails stored remotely. The bill would require law enforcement agencies to get warrants instead of subpoenas to obtain remotely stored communications from ISPs. via Reps shun law enforcement, cheer ‘slam-dunk’ email legislation — FCW

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