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Joint focus by Biden Administration and Congress points towards enhanced anti-corruption efforts

There has been significant movement recently, by both the Biden Administration as well as Congress, to enhance the U.S. government’s ability to tackle corruption. This article...

Media Mention

Elizabeth Holmes' privilege loss "A cautionary tale," attorneys say Law360

David Sharfstein was quoted in Law360 discussing Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' recent attorney-client privilege loss in a pretrial dispute.


Biden Administration aims to increase IRS enforcement against high earners and corporations

A significant focus on tax compliance and follow-up enforcement actions may be on the horizon. We previously reported that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Cyber Crimes Unit had signaled...

Published Works

Bank Hapoalim tax settlement provides insight into cooperation credit Anti-Corruption Report

The recent resolution of a nine-year-long tax evasion investigation of the largest Israeli bank, Bank Hapoalim B.M., and its Swiss subsidiary, conducted jointly by the DOJ Tax Division and...

Blue Bell Creameries enters into negotiated agreements with the Department of Justice to resolve investigations related to listeria contamination in ice cream

On May 1, 2020, Blue Bell Creameries L.P. (Blue Bell) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into two separate agreements related to the 2015 listeriosis outbreak linked to Blue...

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Chipotle Mexican Grill enters into deferred prosecution agreement to resolve charges related to foodborne illness outbreaks

On April 21, 2020, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (Chipotle) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) in connection with...

Published Works

Fourth Circuit Ruling Could Upend Government Use of Filter Teams Law360

On Jan. 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied a petition for rehearing en banc of an Oct. 31, 2019, panel opinion that has the potential to cause dramatic changes to...

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DOJ Continues False Claims Act Enforcement in Transportation Industry

Two recent False Claims Act (FCA) settlements between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and transportation companies point to the continuation of a recent trend by the DOJ to use the FCA as a ...

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HUD and DOJ signal easing of FCA enforcement in FHA residential mortgage lending through interagency memorandum

On October 28, 2019 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a (MOU) announcing their joint approach to False Claims Act ...

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