December 2015 - New Jersey Federal Criminal and Regulatory Alert
December 2, 2015
David M. Rosenfield
Recent trends in cybercrime, internal investigations and consumer credit
discrimination have been the focus of New Jersey prosecutors and
federal agencies in New Jersey. In this Alert, we consider prosecutions
by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey and regulatory actions that
are of note to companies that are based in New Jersey or are doing
business in the state.
Court Decision Makes Fund Managers Engaged in Insider Trading Personally Liable for Fund Trading Profits
February 20, 2014
Howard R. Elisofon,
Steven D. Feldman
The cost of insider trading just got more expensive for those who get caught. In a February 18, 2014 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, a split appeals court panel found that an individual held liable for civil insider trading while working at an investment fund can be required to disgorge not only the profits he or she individually made by arranging for the winning trades for the fund, but can also be required to personally disgorge all of the profits that the fund reaped as a result of the illegal trades.
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions Deals
August 16, 2011
Steven D. Feldman
New York Law Journal
Steve co-authored, with Joseph Spinelli of Navigant, the article “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions Deals” which discusses the U.S. Department of Justice’s heightened focus on violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the context of mergers and acquisitions, and details methods for companies to minimize FCPA liability.
Dealing with the Surprise Government Interview
David M. Rosenfield, Jim Moss
David Rosenfield co-authors an article entitled "Dealing with the Surprise Government Interview" which appears in Micro-Cap Review
magazine. This article originally appeared in the October 2007 issue of the ALM Law Journal publication Product Liability Law & Strategy Newsletter
, and was reprinted in the November 2007 E-Commerce Law & Strategy Newsletter