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Almost Anyone Can Be a Felon: The Troubling Scope of Tax Obstruction, Part I
August 14, 2017
By: James R. Malone, Jr.

Liability for What Goes on Behind Closed Doors: Sex Trafficking and the Hospitality Industry's Privacy Tightrope
March 28, 2017
By: Abraham J. Rein, Charles W. Spitz, and Marc H. Perry

Pete Vaira's "2017 Wish List for Lawyers and Judges"
January 23, 2017
By: Ronald H. Levine

FCC Commissioner Seeks Investigation of Wi-Fi Hotspot Limitations at Presidential Debate
September 28, 2016
By: Abraham J. Rein

Record $5.5 Million HIPAA Data Security Settlement: Lessons Learned
August 8, 2016
By: Carolyn H. Kendall and Abraham J. Rein

False Claims Act “Materiality” After Escobar
July 11, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland

DOJ's New FCPA Enforcement Plan and Crafting Due Diligence Programs
July 8, 2016
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

Third Circuit Upholds Dismissal of FCA Suit Against Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
June 22, 2016
By: John N. Joseph

Third-Party Intermediaries Present Increased FCPA Exposure for Companies Doing Business Abroad
May 9, 2016
By: Ronald H. Levine

The Government Pushes The False Claims Act Envelope; Government Contractors Push Back
March 2, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland and Yune D. Emeritz

U.S. Sentencing Commission Engages on Conditions of Supervised Release and "Compassionate" Release
February 25, 2016
By: Ronald H. Levine

The Enforceability of FDA's Off-Label Marketing Restrictions Following the Amarin Decision
February 17, 2016
By: Matthew T. Newcomer and Yune D. Emeritz

Two Points and a Lesson from PrivacyCon, FTC's Digital-Privacy Conference
January 19, 2016
By: Abraham J. Rein

Interview with Victor Song, Former Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation (CI)
January 15, 2016

DOJ's New Appetite for Prosecuting Food Companies and Their Executives
January 13, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland and Yune D. Emeritz

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide the Viability of the Implied Certification Theory of False Claims Act Liability
December 8, 2015
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

HHS-OIG Senior Counsel Riordan Focuses on Kickbacks, Accountability, and the Role of Compliance in Pharma Compliance Congress Keynote
October 27, 2015
By: Barbara Rowland

Takeaways for the Hospitality Industry from FDA's Draft Food Labeling Guidance
September 16, 2015
By: Barbara Rowland, Charles W. Spitz, and Abraham J. Rein

Independent Contractor Misclassification Presents DOL/IRS Dual Threat
September 9, 2015
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

PharMerica Settlements Highlight Potential for Dual False Claims Act and Controlled Substances Act Liability for Invalid Prescriptions
August 29, 2015
The American Society for Pharmacy Law's (ASPL) Rx Ipsa Loquitur
By: Barbara Rowland and Matthew T. Newcomer

FERC Administrative Law Judge Finds Market Manipulation in “Cross-Over” Case
August 19, 2015
By: Christopher J. Barr, , and Abraham J. Rein

HHS's Data Security Problem: Lessons for the Private Sector
August 11, 2015
By: Steven J. Fox and Abraham J. Rein

Keeping Government Environmental Investigations Civil
July 2, 2015
Business Crimes Bulletin
By: Ronald H. Levine

The Appointment of SEC Administrative Law Judges: Constitutional Questions and Consequences for Enforcement Actions
June 22, 2015
Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report
By: Abraham J. Rein

Potential Class Action Highlights Cyber-Identity Theft Issues in the Tax Industry
April 30, 2015
By: Abraham J. Rein and Carolyn H. Kendall

White Collar Principal Hardy and Associate Kendall Author Guest Blog on SCA Searches for Data Stored Abroad for the Federal Tax Crimes Blog
April 25, 2015

Market Manipulation: Staying a Step Ahead
April 8, 2015
By: Ronald H. Levine and Abraham J. Rein

Recent Developments in FTC vs. Wyndham Underscore Importance of Cybersecurity Vigilance in the Hospitality Industry
March 30, 2015
By: Abraham J. Rein and Marc H. Perry

Pennsylvania Bank Consents to $1.5 Million Assessment for Failing to File Required Suspicious Activity Reports Regarding Transactions by Bank Insider
March 3, 2015
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

Managing Wi-Fi Networks on Business Premises: Aggressive Enforcement and Unanswered Questions
February 2, 2015
By: Abraham J. Rein

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Pursues New Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Banks' Anti-Money Laundering Programs
January 8, 2015
PABanker Magazine

First Circuit Upholds $50 Million Tax Refund for Business Deduction Beyond Single Damages in False Claims Act Settlement
August 17, 2014
By: Barbara Rowland

D.C. Circuit Reaffirms Application of Attorney-Client Privilege to Internal Investigations
July 2, 2014
By: Barbara Rowland

Third Circuit Decision Adopts More Lenient Pleading Standard in False Claims Act Litigation
June 24, 2014
By: Barbara Rowland

Evaders May Turn to Virtual Currency as Traditional Offshore Bank Secrecy Falters
April 18, 2014
Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report

Decriminalized Marijuana and the Promise of Legal Profits
April 2, 2014
Business Crimes Bulletin
By: Barbara Rowland

In the Wake of Southern Union, Do Juries Need to Determine Criminal Restitution?
December 28, 2012
The Legal Intelligencer
By: Abraham J. Rein

New Amendments to the Guidelines for Securities Cases to Take Effect Tomorrow
October 30, 2012
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

British Bank Under Fire for Alleged Dealings with Iran
August 8, 2012
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

The Fifth Amendment Meets Password Protection
July 6, 2012
By: Abraham J. Rein

New Civil E-Discovery Rules for Pennsylvania Courts
June 11, 2012
By: Ronald H. Levine and Abraham J. Rein

Change May Be Coming to the Federal Sentencing of Corporations
April 24, 2012
By: Abraham J. Rein