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Facing Discipline Under SEC Rule 102(e): What Professionals Need to Know

While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has substantial resources at its disposal, it cannot fully monitor the domestic securities markets and enforce companies’ obligations under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on its own. As a result, it relies on so-called “gatekeepers”—attorneys,...

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President Trump Issues Executive Order in Final Days of Presidency, “Protecting Americans From Overcriminalization”

In his second-to-last day as President of the United State, Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to limit the government's ability to criminally prosecute those in violation of certain regulations. The thrust of the Executive Order is to clarify when a violation of a regulation may result in criminal...

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After Major Takedown, DOJ Continues to Target Cardiovascular Genetic Testing Fraud

As cardiovascular genetic testing continues to garner widespread use, the DOJ is targeting health care providers that fraudulently bill for predictive testing and preventative services. In September 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a major takedown involving doctors, testing laboratories, and telemarketing companies accused of fraudulently billing Medicare...

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10 Ways to Avoid an FTC Investigation in 2021

10 Ways to Avoid an FTC Investigation in 2021 The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC")—created in 1914—enforces the consumer protection laws in the United States at the federal level. These laws prevent fraud and deceptive and unfair business practices and prohibit anticompetitive conduct. The FTC's mission is to protect consumers and...

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I Was Served with a Subpoena. Now What?

If you have been served with a subpoena, you need to respond, and at this point crafting your response should be among your top priorities. But, how should you respond, exactly? What information do you need to be prepared to provide? What information are you entitled to withhold? Do you...

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How Do I Get Out of a Subpoena to Testify?

If you have been served with a federal subpoena, there are various reasons why you might prefer not to testify. Under any circumstances, providing testimony before a federal agency or in federal district court presents risks, and there is no reason to face these risks unnecessarily. Of course, if you...

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Does a Subpoena Have to Be Served in Person?

Being served with a subpoena immediately leaves you with lots of questions, and the subpoena itself provides very few answers. It also provides you with very little time to get your bearings and make the decisions you need to make in order to protect yourself. If you received your subpoena...

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What Happens if You Ignore a Subpoena?

Receiving a federal subpoena can raise lots of questions: Why have you been subpoenaed? What information or records do you need to provide? Are you entitled to withhold privileged information or records? What happens if you simply ignore it? With regard to this last question, ignoring a federal subpoena is...

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The IRS Called Me about Tax Fraud. What Do I Need to Know?

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits and investigates taxpayers across the country who are suspected of underreporting or underpaying their federal tax liability. This includes not only liability for federal income tax, but also unemployment tax, Social Security and Medicare taxes, and federal excise taxes. An IRS audit...

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Factors Used in Determining Whether to Grant/Deny A Foreign National Prisoner Transfer

Introduction Prisoners in both federal and state custody can request an international prison transfer to serve the remainder of their sentence in their home country. Prior to initializing such transfer process, compliance with treaty provisions, federal legislations, and state laws (if relevant) is required. For instance, prisoners can only be...

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