Tag Archives: Fines

Pharmacy and Drug Fraud: A Prescription for Imprisonment and Big Fines

A number of civil settlements and criminal convictions involving pharmacy and drug fraud in 2018 have highlighted a longstanding problem that imperils patient health and burdens American taxpayers with costs measured annually in the millions of dollars. Pharmacy and drug … Continue reading

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SEC Fines ADT Inc. $100k for Non-GAAP Disclosure in Earnings Releases

On December 26, 2018, the SEC filed a cease-and-desist order and fined ADT Inc. (“ADT”) $100,000 for its use of non-GAAP financial measures without giving equal or greater prominence to the comparable GAAP financial measures. The order serves as a … Continue reading

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State of Mass. Fines Stifel Nicolaus & Co $300K

Stifel Nicolaus & Co to pay $300,000  for  Alleged Scheme According to reports, Massachusetts’ regulators led by Secretarty of State William Galvin, has gone after the broker-dealer Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.  and an investment advisor with whom the firm had a … Continue reading

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License suspensions for unpaid Virginia court fines – soon to end

License suspensions and revocations are a harsh reality for those who miss Virginia court deadlines for paying court-ordered fines, costs and restitution. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that driving on a suspended or revoked driving license can bring … Continue reading

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FCA fines household appliance manufacturers €189 million for cartel activities

On December 5, 2018, the French Competition Authority (FCA) fined six large household appliance manufacturers a total of €189 million for agreeing on price increases charged to end-consumers and commercial terms applicable to their kitchen installers. This is the tenth … Continue reading

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