Client Alert November 2, 2022
- The U.S. Department of Justice has released new guidelines that signal their aggressive prosecution of individuals and companies outside the U.S.
- At-risk non-U.S. companies must understand the potential implications of the DOJ’s new position.
- Our global Government Enforcement Defense team explains why internationally based former U.S. government lawyers are best positioned to address the issues.
Client Alert October 15, 2021
- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has quietly increased scrutiny of digital currency markets, focusing on spoofing.
- Successful traders normally do not run from risk in their trading activities, yet they often do exactly that in the face of unfamiliar regulatory risks, leading to worse outcomes.
- Targets of regulatory enforcement should therefore consider a range of aggressive measures before responding to inquiries from enforcement authorities.
Client Alert December 8, 2020
- When a debt comes due, standing up to a global institutional lender can seem daunting for Indian debtors, especially if disputes scatter overseas.
- Regardless of whether a lender feels generous or not, however, there are steps debtors can take to increase their leverage and fortify their defenses.
- These include fighting for better terms, buying more time and holding lenders accountable.
Client Alert November 17, 2020
- Section 1782 discovery in the United States is a powerful tool to access information and gain an edge in foreign proceedings.
- However, the power of this tool and the ease in which it is granted invites parties to use it in service of goals completely unrelated to ongoing proceedings, such as a negative PR campaign.
- Defeating a 1782 application is not easy, but there are counterarguments and cross-border tools available to fight back and turn the tables on an unscrupulous adversary.
Client Alert December 20, 2018
- The U.S. government has made its intentions clear that it will investigate and prosecute PRC-based companies and individuals that it believes employ illegal tactics to compete with U.S. companies in key sectors.
- Future U.S. actions could come from any number of directions.
- Whatever action comes next, a cross-border perspective and willingness to represent PRC-side clients against the U.S. government will be essential to an effective response.
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