LATAM Airlines Pays $22 Million to Settle FCPA Allegations

On Monday, Chile-based airline LAN Airlines SA (now operating at LATAM Airlines Group) entered into a $22 million agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), to settle allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

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BancorpSouth Bank Agrees to Pay More Than $10 Million to Settle Charges of Redlining and Discrimination in Mortgage Underwriting and Pricing

BancorpSouth Bank Agrees to Pay More Than $10 Million to Settle Charges of Redlining and Discrimination in Mortgage Underwriting and Pricing

On June 29, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and BancorpSouth Bank (BancorpSouth) agreed to settle allegations of redlining and discrimination in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act. 

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U.S. DOJ Sues to Stop Health Plan Mergers

By | Healthcare Law Insights | July 21, 2016
U.S. DOJ Sues to Stop Health Plan Mergers

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, one, Cause 1:16-cv-01494, seeking to stop the proposed merger between Aetna and Humana (valued at $37 billion) and the other, Cause 1:16-cv-01493, seeking to stop the acquisition of Cigna by Anthem (valued at $54 billion).

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$99 Million Fine Agreed to in International Shipping Price-Fixing Investigation

Earlier this week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Norwegian Shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS (WWL) has agreed to pay a $98.9 million fine for its role in a price-fixing scheme with other international shipping companies that lasted more than a decade.

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DOJ Announces Will Appeal Loss in AseraCare, Triggering Issues On Battle of the Experts, Statistical Sampling, and Bifurcation

By | The FCA Insider | July 15, 2016

$200 million and pivotal legal precedent are at stake in the False Claims Act (“FCA”) case against AseraCare, Inc. (“AseraCare”), a for-profit hospice chain that was alleged to have fraudulently submitted claims that falsely certified hospice eligibility for patients who were not terminally ill.

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