On 28 September 2015 in Paris, the ICC held a global launch event for the revised ICC Dispute Board Rules.
On 29 September 2015, Brown Rudnick, the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and 6 KBW College Hill organised a unique panel featuring David Green CB QC, Director of the Serious Fraud Office and Andrew Weissmann, Chief of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division.
Despite growing concerns over the state of the Chinese economy, global M&A activity has been quietly growing.
On October 2, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for writ of certiorari in a case that sought to resolve an apparent circuit split concerning one of the most frequently litigated issues under the False Claims Act (FCA)—the circumstances in which the disclosure of allegations in a government audit or investigation can trigger the public disclosure bar.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”)—at the behest of the CPSC—filed suit in California federal court against two companies and three individuals for importing products that violate the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (“FHSA”) and Consumer Product Safety Act (“CPSA”).