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SEC Awards Two Whistleblowers $50 Million, Including Third Largest Ever Individual Award

On March 26, 2019, the SEC announced that it was awarding two whistleblowers a total of $50 million for providing the agency with information that led to a successful enforcement action. The two awards consisted of an award to one … Continue reading

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The DOJ Announces Largest Elder Fraud Sweep After Reports of Increasing Elder Financial Exploitation

The Department of Justice coordinated the largest elder fraud sweep by filing cases and consumer actions related to financial scams targeting or disproportionately affecting seniors nationwide. In their announcement yesterday, the DOJ claimed that their civil, as well as criminal … Continue reading

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Which District Court Judges Now Have the Largest Civil Caseloads?

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse – “Nationally, there were 315,523 civil cases awaiting resolution before U.S. district court judges at the end of calendar year 2018. All of the “top ten” judges in the country with the most pending cases are … Continue reading

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French Court Issues Largest Fine Ever against UBS for Tax and Money Laundering Crimes

On February 20, 2019, a French trial court issued the largest judgment  against a bank for tax-related and money laundering crimes.  The court found UBS AG and UBS (France) SA guilty of illicit solicitation and laundering of the proceeds of … Continue reading

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Companies Behaving Badly Part 6: Largest Food Maker Accused of Child Slavery

As part of a weeklong series, the personal injury attorneys of Chicago’s Levin & Perconti have been highlighting the list of companies named by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) as having the “Worst Corporate Conduct of 2018.” These companies … Continue reading

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