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Case o' The Week: Government's Pleas Fall on Skeptical Ninth Ears – Armando Vera and Use of Co-D Plea Agreements at Sentencing

 If at first you don’t succeed, Find a co-d, make him plead, Use co-D’s plea to prove your fact, Then up to the Ninth, who sends you back.United States v. Armando Vera, 2018 WL 3097956 (9thCir. June 25, 2018), decision available here.Players: Decision … Continue reading

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It's not just copyright: further thoughts on the UK government's further thoughts

The IPKat's postbag has been positively bristling with comments on the UK government's response to the Hargreaves Review (for background and some helpful links see yesterday's post here). Most of the comments received so far relate specifically to copyright. These … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Lindsey Manufacturing Seeks Dismissal of the Government's FCPA Case, Claiming Prosecutorial Misconduct

As mentioned yesterday, Lindsey Manufacturing Company (a privately-held company), the first corporate defendant to fully litigate FCPA charges through trial, was convicted of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and five counts of FCPA violations based on payments to employees of … Continue reading

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